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,…

It’s Not Just About the Cross and the Empty Grave

The Christian life is not just about looking back to the cross of Christ and the empty grave, it is also about looking ahead to the soon and coming King who will judge the living and the dead! It is not simply about the loving Savior and risen King, it is also about the ultimate…

34 Years With God

I have lived as a Christian for 34 years, it is 12 years more than I had lived as a non-believer. What an amazing life it has been! 34 years of knowing Christ as my Lord and my Savior34 years of His grace and truth34 years of His mercies and grace in view of my…