THE REWARD FOR OBEDIENCE

THE REWARD FOR OBEDIENCE 113/365 Acts 5:29 Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. Sometimes obeying God isn't great. It is a hustle many in the right frame of mind would do well to avoid. It can make you look stupid, ask Abraham who 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 CURRENCY IS DIFFERENT

54/365 THE CURRENCY IS DIFFERENT Mark 9:43 If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched Opportunity cost defines the potential benefits one misses out on by... Continue Reading →

GOD IS NOT A MAGICIAN

48/365 GOD IS NOT A MAGICIAN When the believer has faith to confess that 'the Lord will provide my meal for today', what would they be expected to do when a bag of ingredients is dropped off anonymously at their doorstep? Should they cross their hands and believe for a ready-made meal or do they... Continue Reading →

A PRICE TO PAY

36/365 A PRICE TO PAY It's easy to see king Solomon as 'that guy who got lucky with God'. Lucky enough to be visited in a dream and given the opportunity to ask for whatever he wanted. And to crown it all, even those things he did not ask for, were given to him -... Continue Reading →

WITHOUT HESITATION

DAY 264 OF 365 IN 2021 WITHOUT HESITATION Matthew 9:9 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him When someone tells you 'follow me', we hear it the first time but in the... Continue Reading →

DO WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU

DAY 157 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 14:16 And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the passover. While I remember much of the content from my secondary school physics lessons, one instruction before practical exam comes to mind today. To paraphrase,... Continue Reading →

THE PLACE OF OBEDIENCE

The covenant of God with His people is encapsulated in one word 'obedience'. Therefore in Isaiah 1:19, it is written 'If you are willing and obedient, you will enjoy the good of the land.' This is further emphasised in the words of Moses which proceeded the blessing or curses presented in Deuteronomy 28, where the... Continue Reading →

WILLING AND OBEDIENT

Isaiah 1:19, 20 If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land: But if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it. I find the order of words in today's text particularly interesting: 'if you are willing and... Continue Reading →

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