Comfortable Christianity

We live in an age of comfortable Christianity. Delirious (Christian band) calls it Kingdom of Comfort and their song of the same title says: Save me, save meFrom the kingdom of comfort where I am kingFrom my unhealthy lust of material thingsI built myself a happy homeIn my palace on my ownMy castle falling in…

Worship – Never An End in Itself

Our worship should be followed by ministry and mission. In 1Chron.16:1-4, we see King David OFFERING burnt offerings and peace offerings to God (v.1) – an act of worship to the Lord. After the worship, David BLESSED God’s people in the name of the Lord (v.2). He then went on to DISTRIBUTE food to everyone…

Don’t Let Success Get Into Your Head!

Don’t let success get into your head! That’s what people have often said because it is very easy to gain confidence and courage from our success and subsequently allow confidence to become pride which easily leads us to reckless speech and behaviour that displease and dishonour God. It is a dangerous path to take! On…

Learned But Unwise?

We may be well-versed in the Bible as a result of diligent study but if we do not observe God’s Word in daily living and obey it, we are nothing and the Lord will not bless us. Three times we are told in Ez.7 that the hand of the Lord was upon Ezra – v.6,…

Study – Obey – Teach

You want God’s blessings? First, host His presence (see my post just before this one). Second, be like Ezra! We are told in Ez.7:6 that the non-Christian Persian king granted Ezra everything he asked because the hand of the Lord was on him. In verse 9 of the same chapter, we are told that Ezra…

Hosting the Presence of God

When you host the presence of God at home and wherever you are, you and your household will be blessed! But what does it mean to host the presence of God? It means putting God first in everything, consult Him in whatever you do (sometimes taking time out to seek Him for specific guidance and…

Are We a SURVIVAL or REVIVAL Church?

A survival church keeps things going, the revival church makes things happen. A survival church gets busy with organizing, the revival church gets busy with agonizing. A survival church talks about the importance of prayer, the revival church simply prays without ceasing. A survival church tones down the gospel message for fear of the world,…