Spiritual growth & discipline

There is an urgent call to prayer; hearken to it

Then the Lord saw it, and it displeased Him that there was no justice. He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor ~ Isaiah 59:15b-16a (NKJV)   The people of the land have used oppressions, committed robbery, and mistreated the poor and needy; and they wrongfully oppress the stranger.… Continue reading There is an urgent call to prayer; hearken to it

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This Life

Thriving in the midst of Adversity

"Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records" William Arthur Ward That adversity comes to all, is a fact of life. Human existence is replete with challenges; from the cradle to the grave. Sometimes, we are tempted to think that the rich, for instance, have no problems whatsoever. Well, they may have no… Continue reading Thriving in the midst of Adversity

This Life

My pain. My struggles. My joy.

Life has been tough on me, no doubt about that. Discouragements, frustrations, mockery, ridicule, stagnations, cycles of failure, lack and want, unending battles, confusions, doubts, uncertainties and misunderstandings have all graced my young life. Many are times I have been mad at myself, parents, friends, relatives, the whole world, life and God Himself. I have… Continue reading My pain. My struggles. My joy.

Woman

The shunamite woman; Hospitable and Accommodating

The first instance where we meet with this woman is in 2 Kings 4:8-37. Though she does not have a name, she cannot go unnoticed. She is a woman of noble character portrayed as hospitable, welcoming and accommodating. She is described in the scriptures as a 'well-to-do woman' who showed her generosity and nobility by… Continue reading The shunamite woman; Hospitable and Accommodating

Christian walk & living, This Life

Greater love: Understanding God’s unconditional love for us

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them (1 John 4:16).  God is love and His love towards us is unconditional. Love has its origin and source in God. Everything that God does flows from His… Continue reading Greater love: Understanding God’s unconditional love for us

Christian walk & living, Spiritual growth & discipline

The word of God: why you can’t just ignore it

Among many believers in the world, many will admit that they don't love the word of God. For some, it's time consuming, for others, irrelevant, while for others, understanding it is their problem. These are some of the reasons we give to stay away from reading God's word. While it's true that we don't like… Continue reading The word of God: why you can’t just ignore it