THE CROWD IS NOT YOUR ALLY

338/365 Luke 5:19 Because of the crowd, however, they could find no way to take him in. So they carried him up on the roof, made an opening in the tiles, and let him down on his bed into the middle of the group in front of Jesus A rather brusk information to start with... Continue Reading →

IT’S MORE THAN AN INVITATION

331/365 In the realm of man, language is not universal because in even the most similar of languages, what means something positive in one, might stand for something rather uncomfortable in the other. Language is therefore best interpreted in context. The centurion we encounter today mentioned that He had authority and this he expressed thus:... Continue Reading →

HANG ON THE WORD

321/365 Luke 19:48 Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words Elevators are designed with specific tensile strength in the cables that hold them up. As such, they come with specific weight restrictions so that when these weight restrictions are exceeded, the likelihood of the... Continue Reading →

STAY CONSISTENT

318/365 Revelation 3:14 And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, ‘These things says the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God: I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! Whenever a person puts... Continue Reading →

HELPED BY GOD

313/365 Psalms 146:3 Do not put your trust in princes, Nor in a son of man, in whom there is no help. In times of expansion, need or challenge, one requires help to breakthrough and press forward. Seeing as we live in a world surrounded by billions of other humanbeings, common sense will dictate then... Continue Reading →

CAN GOD COUNT ON YOU?

CAN GOD COUNT ON YOU? 205/365 Genesis 18:32 Then he said, “May the Lord not be angry, but let me speak just once more. What if only ten can be found there?” He answered, “For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it.” I know the world is hard and the global climate seems... Continue Reading →

OBEDIENCE

201/365 OBEDIENCE 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. Whoever find themselves in partnership with Christ, qualifies for a slot on His family tree. For Him, there was an extrapolation of family lines beyond blood- obedience was also... Continue Reading →

THERE IS A PLAN

181/365 THERE IS A PLAN The disciples today were sent forth with explicit instructions: 'Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans. Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel' (Matthew 10:5b-6). Anyone concerned would have wondered 'what happens to those not covered in this mandate? To this, the charge... Continue Reading →

MINI BITES

158/365 MINI BITES Today's homily contains lessons that got me smiling because of its simple practicality but clear depth. The salient points that hit hardest are presented as mini bites. 1. God doesn't exist for us, we exist for God. 2. Longing is the beginning to belonging 3. People need to be taught not to... Continue Reading →

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