WINNING AT ALL COST

117/365 WINNING AT ALL COST Acts 6:10-11 The Holy Spirit gave Stephen such wisdom in responding to their arguments that they were humiliated; in retaliation, they spread a vicious rumor: “We heard Stephen speak blasphemies against Moses and God.” In a boxing match, you cannot hit below the belt, or strike with your head, forearm... Continue Reading →

THE ALTAR OF LOVE AWAITS

112/365 THE ALTAR OF LOVE AWAITS In school, before students are given questions to solve on their own, more often than not teachers work through a few examples with them. The intention behind those examples is the same as in other cases 'to show them the process to obtain answers' That is the very thing... Continue Reading →

THE COST OF YOUR RISING

88/365 THE COST OF YOUR RISING Exodus 32:10 Now leave me alone so my fierce anger can blaze against them, and I will destroy them. Then I will make you, Moses, into a great nation.” At what price does your rising come? This question popped up in mind because of the unique situation Moses was... Continue Reading →

THE WAYS OF GOD

69/365 THE WAYS OF GOD Reference text: Deuteronomy 26:16-19 When we read the scripture text today, when Israel was making a declaration to obey and walk in the ways of God, they might have expected a smooth journey with clarity about all curves and bends.Yet, there was reason to be concerned for" Those ways" can... Continue Reading →

THE COST OF THE WHOLE WORLD

61/365 THE COST OF THE WHOLE WORLD The poem which follows came to mind as I reflected on today's Gospel text in Luke 9:25 "For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost?" You have gained the whole world, Its silver and its gold,Its... Continue Reading →

IGNORING THE SEASON WILL COST YOU

28/365 Reference: 2 Samuel 12:1-13 IGNORING THE SEASON WILL COST YOU For context, kindly read the scripture reference above which details the story of the events surrounding David and Bathsheba, as well as the circumstances which culminated in the death of Urriah the Hittite; Bathsheba's husband. Since the spring season was a time for 'kings'... Continue Reading →

THE COST OF WINNING

20/365 THE COST OF WINNING Reference: 1 Samuel 1:6-8 1 Samuel 18:8 And Saul was furious and resented this song. “They have ascribed tens of thousands to David,” he said, “but only thousands to me. What more can he have but the kingdom?” To the women in our text, all they were doing was singing... Continue Reading →

EVERYTHING COSTS SOMETHING

DAY 184 OF 365 IN 2021 EVERYTHING COSTS SOMETHING 'TINSTAAFL'- You will probably not be familiar with this acronym but do the words 'There is no such thing as a free lunch' ring a bell. This came to mind today. A quick search presents the origins of this statement as born out of lay opinion... Continue Reading →

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