“…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, ...

When the Power of Resurrection shows up

In the gospel according to St. John chapter 11, a family very close to our Lord Jesus Christ had lost their beloved brother – Lazarus – to death. By the time Christ arrived at the scene, it was already four days that the man had died. As expected, Lazarus’ relatives had already lost all hope ...

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 ...

A Higher Level

I wish to share with you a desire that I believe you too will pray about. It is the desire to be promoted to a higher level of relationship with God. The inspiration for this became more intense as the Lord took me to the transfiguration story that is recorded in the gospel according to ...

It’s Harvest Time

John 4:35-37 speaks of Jesus response to His disciples who marveled at Him after He spoke with the woman at the well. In verse 35 Jesus made them realize that we often think and say that harvest time is still in the future, but the truth is that the time of harvest is now. Go ahead, ...

Miracles / Wonders: Another Church Sustaining Pillar

Scripture Reading: John 4:46-53 Over some time now, the Lord has been impressing upon my heart several pillars that sustain churches in order for them to stand and progress. Among the pillars are the Word of God, Prayer and Fasting, Soul-Winning and experiencing miracles and wonders. In the gospel, Jesus says people will not believe ...

Soul-Winning: Another pillar that sustains the church

Apostle Obadare would say soul-winning is the act of “searching for lost souls and backsliders and bringing them home to Christ.”[1] We do this act of winning souls by bearing witness of Jesus Christ, i.e. telling others about the good news of Jesus. Any serious church must intentionally continue to embark on soul-winning, not just ...

From Struggle To Satisfaction

Exhortation:  Luke 5:1-10 What is struggle? Some have used each letter of the word to help define what it is: they say S = stressed (in struggle one is stressed out) T = temptation (during struggle lots of temptations come) R = retarded reasoning (at struggle one can’t think right) U = undermined (one is ...

Prayer as a sustaining pillar for a church

Our Lord Jesus Christ said in Luke 18:1 that “… men always ought to pray…” Further, it is recorded in Matthew 21:13,  “And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.” The Methodist songwriter, Charles C. Converse wrote in his ...

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 does ...