A CUSTOMISED APPROACH

170/365 A CUSTOMISED APPROACH There are many times when it appears a single solution or approach to a matter would provide the answer to every one of such issues. But if there is anything shoe and cloth sizes tell us, it is the reality that 'One size does not always fit all'. However, we somehow... Continue Reading →

SHEEP OR WOLVES IN DISGUISE?

168/365 SHEEP WOLVES IN DISGUISE? Matthew 7:15 Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. A ravenous wolf clothed in sheep's clothing will easily pass the external identification check. But beyond that, they will fail every test that looks beyond the exterior. In terms of... 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 →

TAKING OPPORTUNITIES

163/365 TAKING OPPORTUNITIES 2 Kings 11:1 And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.  Whenever we are eagerly anticipating an opportunity, we lay down all the ground works pending its arrival. So when it does show up, we are voracious and wild,... Continue Reading →

HAVE YOU DISCERNED TRUE VALUE?

159/365 HAVE YOU DISCERNED TRUE VALUE? 1 Kings  21:2 And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it is near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or, if it seem good to thee,... Continue Reading →

MINI BITES

158/365 MINI BITES Today's homily contains lessons that got me smiling because of its simple practicality but clear depth. The salient points that hit hardest are presented as mini bites. 1. God doesn't exist for us, we exist for God. 2. Longing is the beginning to belonging 3. People need to be taught not to... Continue Reading →

DISCERN HIS VOICE

156/365 Reference text: 1 Kings 19:11-19 DISCERN HIS VOICE Does today's text raise the question that 'God no longer appears in the form of the wind, fire or earthquake?' or Does He now communicate only in whispers?The answer to both of the questions above is an emphatic NO.God changes not, and all the natures listed... Continue Reading →

RESPECT RESULTS

154/365 RESPECT RESULTS 2 Kings 18:41-42 And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.” So Ahab went off to eat and drink, but Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel, bent down to the ground and put his face between his knees. All Elijah told... 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 →

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