BURNING BRIDGES

172/365 BURNING BRIDGES 1 Kings 19:21 So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate. Then he set out to follow Elijah and became his servant. I am been a... Continue Reading →

DEFAULT SITUATION

171/365 Luke 2:44 Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. DEFAULT SITUATION Today we read about the visit of Jerusalem and Jesus going missing after the events of the day. We realise that the first place Mary and Joseph... Continue Reading →

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 →

A SHAKE UP OF CONVICTIONS

A SHAKE UP OF CONVICTIONS 162/365 Matthew 6:7 But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Jesus speaks about what the heathen did during prayer and their reasoning 'they think they will be heard for their many words'. Thus... 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 →

SQUARE PEGS IN ROUND HOLES

42/365 SQUARE PEGS IN ROUND HOLES The very thing that caused God to rip the kingdom from Solomon was what Rehoboam was now doing. He even took next steps to show how serious he was. First, He enthroned a golden calf in Bethel, the same location Jacob encountered God and had his name changed. 'He... Continue Reading →

“WE NEED SAINTS”

WE NEED SAINTS DAY 305 OF 365 IN 2021 The first of November is 'All Saints Day', a day that commemorates the men and women who in many ways, lived lives worthy of the message of the Gospel. Snippets of an old speech from some years ago came to mind and in this century, a... Continue Reading →

ALIGN WITH GOD

ALIGN WITH GOD DAY 201 OF 365 IN 2021 Matthew 12:50 For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother. There are number of ways to become a citizen of a country: by birth, derivation, acquisition or by naturalisation (registration in some... Continue Reading →

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 →

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