Speak Life; Not Death

Grace and peace be unto you. The story is told that Naboth was stoned to death after two false witnesses testified that he had cursed God and man (1 Kings 21:8-13). The false witnesses’ untruth resulted in Naboth’s demise. Similarly, in 2003 a United States led coalition invaded Iraq on the premise that it hadContinue reading “Speak Life; Not Death”

Who Can Stop God’s Hand?

Grace and peace be unto you. The story is told that Jeremiah prophesied that the Jews would spend 70 years in captivity in Babylon before returning to Jerusalem (Jeremiah 29:10). Hence, in the seventieth year, God spoke to Cyrus, King of Persia who had captured Babylon. He appointed him to build a temple in JerusalemContinue reading “Who Can Stop God’s Hand?”

What is God’s Message For Us Today?

Grace and peace be unto you. For God speaks again and again, though people do not recognize it. (Job 33:14). The story is told that God instructed Hosea to marry an adulterous woman and have children with her. He obeyed and had three children. God’s instructions symbolize the Israelites’ unfaithfulness to him, his punishment forContinue reading “What is God’s Message For Us Today?”

The God Who Comforts

Grace and peace be unto you. During my early years as a Christian, I was taught to obey God without question or hesitation. But as I spend quality time studying his word, I realize that he is interested in my perspective. Hence, he is receptive when I share my thoughts and feelings. He uses theContinue reading “The God Who Comforts”

God Leads Me On The Right Path

Grace and peace be unto you.   When the donkey saw the angel of the Lord, it lay down under Balaam, and he was angry and beat it with his staff. (Numbers 22:27).  …The angel of the Lord asked Balaam, “Why have you beaten your donkey these three times? I have come here to opposeContinue reading “God Leads Me On The Right Path”

10 Bible Verses About Patience

Grace and peace be unto you. 1. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12). 2. And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. (Galatians 6:9). 3. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everythingContinue reading “10 Bible Verses About Patience”

Our Heart Is Deceitful But God Is More Powerful   

Grace and peace be unto you. The Journey continues. We are living in a world where evil is rampant. Everyday, there is a report in the media about a gruesome murder. Sometimes, seeing the headline is enough to send chills down my spine. The prophet Jeremiah wrote, “The heart is deceitful above all things andContinue reading “Our Heart Is Deceitful But God Is More Powerful   “

For The Love Of Thy Brother

Grace and peace be unto you. A Word of Encouragement… “We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up” (Romans 15:1-2). There are different views regarding being inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine.Continue reading “For The Love Of Thy Brother”

The Present Moment Is A Gift From God; Follow Him.

Grace and peace be unto you. A Word of Encouragement… Each moment is valued in God’s eyes. He presents opportunities for us to be blessed. He has given us his Holy Spirit to help us maximize the blessings. But sometimes we ignore the promptings of the Holy Spirit and are led astray. The Bible says,Continue reading “The Present Moment Is A Gift From God; Follow Him.”

Jesus is With You

Grace and peace be unto you. Word of Encouragement… Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’tContinue reading “Jesus is With You”