“…Our Transgressions are with us …”

The book of Isa. 59:12 says, “For our transgressions before you are many,and our sins testify against us. Our transgressions indeed are with us, and we know our iniquities:” Scripture: Judges 16:1-end Using the account in Judges 16 as a case study, we realize that when we live with sin as Samson lived with Delilah, ...

He Loves Them Both

The love of our Father, God is shown in the parable of the Prodigal Son as recorded in Luke 15:11-32, bringing you hope. Here we see a father having two sons with different attitudes: One is considered a sinner and waster while the other is good and dependable. The church must operate within the confines ...

Proper Garment for The party

I would like to bring to your attention that the parable of the wedding feast as read in Matthew 22:1-14 implies that there is a wedding feast / party awaiting all those who accept Jesus Christ as their lord and savior and there is a strict dress code for the feast, otherwise the master of ...

Foxes in the field

Songs of Solomon 2:15 says, “Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards, for our vineyards are in blossom” (ESV). At a conference in Italy, Pastor Gani Obasan of Christ Apostolic Church WOSEM, Austria was teaching on a topic titled “Foxes in the field”. Using the text above, he affirmed that foxes are ...

Regeneration

Do not marvel that I said to you, “You must be born again.” – John 3:7 The reading John 3:1-8 reveals a man who had been living in secret, wanting to have all of Jesus and at the same time all of the world. Verse 1-2 show that: He was a learned man who understood ...

Effective Doors

Effective Doors Paul, though presently in jail for preaching the gospel (Col. 4:2-4), continued to see a needy world to whom Jesus’s salvation must be preached and he sought for prayers in order to be able to reach the world for Christ. This is how we should be, praying for everything and the needs of ...

“He is deserving of death.”

They said, “He is deserving of death” – Mat. 26:66  What did He do? He came with the purpose of taking away our sins – John 1:29 He went about doing good – Acts 10:38 He went about preaching and healing – 9:35 He turned people’s disappointment to joy – John 2:1-11 (turned water into ...

Patient Expectation

James 5:8 reads, “Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. 8 You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. 9 Do not grumble against one ...

Jesus Is My Dwelling Place

A dwelling place is where one lives (habitation, house, home) or where one returns to after the day’s work or journey. It is the place where one returns to for rest and run to for refuge. If it seems acceptable that dwelling place means my house or my place of rest and refuge, then I ...

Breaking of Bread

Breaking of Bread is what we call Holy Communion (1 Cor. 11:23-26) The Apostles took the breaking of bread as a command from our Lord Jesus Christ and continued in the ordinance. What is Holy Communion? It is an act of worship, shown in the coming together of those who are saved by the Lord ...