ARE YOU RUNNING THE RIGHT RACE?

DAY 113 OF 365 IN 2021 Acts 9:6 Now get up and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.” In football, as manager, you should really not allow your emotions to dictate your selection choices and substitutions for a game, not that this is always the case. There have... Continue Reading →

A PROMISE REMEMBERED

Whether as a solid, liquid or gas, the chemical formulation of water remains the same: two molecules of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Thus, whether heated, frozen, melted or condensed, water remains the very same substance. The same cannot  be said of many other substances which have their internal structures permanently altered when subjected to... Continue Reading →

A PERSON OF THE CROWD

DAY 111 OF 365 IN 2021 Acts 8:6 The crowds gave their undivided attention to Philip’s message and to the signs they saw him perform. There are pros and cons to being purely 'a person of the crowd' - someone who depends on the position or opinions of a larger group of individuals than consideration... Continue Reading →

MAINTAIN YOUR  FOCUS ON HIM

Acts 7:54, 55 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.  But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, When 'zoned-in' to something, a... Continue Reading →

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE

DAY 109 of 365 IN 2021 Acts 6:11 Then they secretly instigated some men to say, "We have heard this man speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God." We live in the days of 'influencers' - not just in social media, but also key opinion leaders in the media, industry, government and even academia. Thus,... Continue Reading →

COOKING REASONS

DAY 108 OF 365 IN 2021 John 6:17-18 But as darkness fell and Jesus still hadn’t come back, they got into the boat and headed across the lake toward Capernaum. The sea became rough because a strong wind was blowing. In accounting, there is a phrase 'to cook the books'. This refers to the use... Continue Reading →

WHAT DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR HANDS?

DAY 106 OF 365 IN 2021 John 6:7-9 Philip answered him, “It would take more than half a year’s wages to buy enough bread for each one to have a bite!” Another of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, spoke up,  “Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but... Continue Reading →

FORGET NOT ALL HIS BENEFITS

When one wants to buttress their arguments with evidence, they return to the archives of their memory and it is then that the prefix to any statement becomes 'do you remember'. Memory is highlighted in today's text when we look at the words of the high priest spoken to the Apostles: “We gave you strict... Continue Reading →

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