On Sunday morning before I prayed, I thought of the prayers of Daniel, Jehoshaphat and Solomon and what they had in common. Before they made their petitions, they acknowledged who God was and what He had done. When Jesus taught His disciples how to pray, He began with blessing God’s name. He addressed Him as … More How Do We Pray?
The first thing that struck me when I read chapter 6 of Isaiah was the fact that the prophet saw the Lord. He saw Him sitting on a throne, high and lifted up and His train filled the temple (verse 1). What a vision! Immediately Isaiah was aware of his own sinful condition in the … More A Vision of Holiness
No matter how often I watch “The Miracles of Jesus”, the beautiful animated movie classic I am always touched. We bought it for our toddler but his Daddy and I always seem more engrossed in it. We watched it yesterday and tears came to my eyes as I watched the expressions and tears of joy … More The Miracles of Jesus
I was reading Acts 12 and was struck by the trials the early church faced at the hands of Herod Agrippa. He murdered James, John’s brother with a sword and when he saw that this pleased the Jews, he threw Peter into jail. Herod was clearly more interested in pleasing people than doing what was … More Break The Chains
The Jewish Christians actually contended with Peter because they had heard about his visit to the Gentile Cornelius and how he and his household had received the Word of God. It seems that the prejudice against the Gentiles was still there and the separation between them and the Jews. Peter knew that the apostles and … More Defending God’s Grace
Our toddler said, “Be happy” one day and I have been thinking about it since then. Does the Bible tell us what we need to do in order to be happy? Yes, it does. Here are some scriptures which outlines what true happiness is: Job 5:17: “Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects; Therefore … More Be Happy!
Yesterday morning I was reading Psalm 10 and came across verse 4-11. David was talking about the wicked. In verse 11 he said, ‘He has said in his heart, “I shall not be moved; I shall never be in adversity.”’ Solomon said the same thing in Ecclesiastes 8:11: “Because the sentence against an evil work is … More God’s Justice Prevails