THE UNCOMFORTABLE OPTION

THE UNCOMFORTABLE OPTION 167/365 Matthew 7:14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. This quick revision lesson in physics should set the tone for our reflection today: 'at any junction in a circuit, current may  divide to travel along each available... Continue Reading →

RESPONSIBILITY & ACCOUNTABILITY

165/365 RESPONSIBILITY & ACCOUNTABILITY Luke 9:12 Late in the afternoon the Twelve came to him and said, “Send the crowd away so they can go to the surrounding villages and countryside and find food and lodging, because we are in a remote place here.” Two things that go together are responsibility and accountability. Where the... Continue Reading →

COMPLETE THE JOURNEY

161/365 Reference text: 2 Kings 2:6-14 COMPLETE THE JOURNEY There was only one condition for Elisha to receive the portion of Elijah's anointing he desired: he had to see Elijah being taken into heaven (vs 10) Interestingly, this condition was made known to him after the crossing of the Jordan. Moments before, had he not... Continue Reading →

STAND OUT

STAND OUT 160/365 Matthew  5:43-44 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; The normal... Continue Reading →

POTENTIAL FLOWERS

154/365 POTENTIAL FLOWERS Every now and again, our experiences in life, shape our outlook. The way we relate to others are therefore a product of our previous encounters. Thus, if those encounters were characterised by mistrust, we are likely to move forward into future relations with a similar expectation. Not because we want to, but... Continue Reading →

RISKY CHOICES

153/356 RISKY CHOICES 1 Kings 17:8-9 And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying,  Arise, get thee to Zarephath, which belongeth to Zidon, and dwell there: behold, I have commanded a widow woman there to sustain thee. We make our decisions in life after careful risk assessments. In situations where two decisions come... Continue Reading →

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

150/365 DRAWING CONCLUSIONS We recently seem to be hovering around the topic of clarity particularly in communication. We observe a significant disparity between the words SPOKEN by Jesus and the MEANING or INTERPRETATION which was made out of it. John 21:23 So rumor spread among the community of believers that this disciple wouldn’t die. But... Continue Reading →

BE OF GOOD CHEER

148/365 BE OF GOOD CHEER Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as you have testified of me in Jerusalem, so must you bear witness also at Rome. What a way to encourage someone - "be of good cheer, for there is similar... Continue Reading →

PROCESS EXISTS FOR A REASON

144/365 PROCESS EXISTS FOR A REASOB Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” In many computer based games, one would notice a progression of rankings and an... Continue Reading →

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