YOU NEED LETTERS

121/365 YOU NEED LETTERS Acts 9:1-2 Saul kept on threatening to kill the Lord's followers. He even went to the high priest and asked for letters to the leaders of the synagogues in Damascus. He did this because he wanted to arrest and take to Jerusalem any man or woman who had accepted the Lord's... Continue Reading →

IN PRIVATE OR IN PUBLIC?

41/365 IN PRIVATE OR IN PUBLIC? Luke 7:33a Jesus took him away from the crowd to be alone with him. Praise, honour, rebuke, and correction  can all be addressed to individuals in two settings: in private or in public. Regardless however of the domain within which they are administered, they have an impact on it's... Continue Reading →

A REAL MIXED BAG

DAY 351 OF 365 IN 2021 Matthew 1:1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham: A REAL MIXED MAG Today, lets dive straight to the business end. What we read in the Gospel text (Matthew 1)is a long list of names, a real mixed bag we... Continue Reading →

CUSTODIANS OF GRACES

DAY 330 OF 365 IN 2021 CUSTODIANS OF GRACES Luke 21:29 And he told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. The fig tree is a particular kind of tree by whose leaves one can tell when summer arrives. However today, we are given a very interesting parable: "look not... Continue Reading →

GENTLE REMINDERS

DAY 233 OF 365 IN 2021 Reference text: Matthew 23:1-12 GENTLE REMINDERS Two messages stem from today's text, the first is a warning arising from the statement "the Pharisees sit in the seat of Moses so do and observe what they tell you". That seat is clearly not a literal piece of furniture, but the... Continue Reading →

MERITS OF HONOUR

MERITS OF HONOUR DAY 185 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 6:3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. "If you see Him as the carpenter's son, you only merit... Continue Reading →

CUSTODIANS OF KNOWLEDGE

DAY 125 OF 365 IN 2021 Acts 15:1-2 While Paul and Barnabas were at Antioch, some men from Judea arrived and began to teach the believers that unless they adhered to the ancient Jewish custom of circumcision, they could not be saved. Paul and Barnabas argued and discussed this with them at length, and finally... Continue Reading →

THEY BELIEVED GOD

DAY 24 OF 365 IN 2021 Jonah 3:5 So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them. We read Jonah's mission to Niniveh in which he announce imminent trouble if they did not turn from their ways. This... Continue Reading →

WATCH WHAT YOU DEFY!

DAY 18 OF 365 IN 2021 Reference text: Mark 2:18-22 There are people throughout history who have stood against systems, against governments, against preexisting norms and have been applauded. They are still celebrated for being valiant in their efforts which were successful. Often times, the reason they succeeded was because they had support: masses came... Continue Reading →

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