Devotional

On FIRST-FRUITS…

It's January, and another "FIRST-FRUITS" season where some believers drop all their January salaries / income as "firstfruits" in churches. Some say its purpose is to "provoke God" for all-around blessings through the year. I know many Churches have different doctrines as regards "First Fruits", and my intention is not to contradict such but to… Continue reading On FIRST-FRUITS…

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New Year, New Me: New Year Resolutions

They say New year resolutions are a little bit like babies: fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. I’m not a big fan of New Year Resolutions; not because they are bad or a waste of time, but mainly because, for me, it is such a daunting task to construct one of such resolutions.… Continue reading New Year, New Me: New Year Resolutions

Devotional, Legends

Forgive & forget: where to draw the lines

 “I’m Not Sorry, But You Must Forgive” Forgiveness is a big issue all of us will have to deal with more than once in our lifetime. Everyone would at some point have to make the decision to forgive or not to forgive, to trust or to stop trusting, to remain hurt or to be healed, to remain trapped in… Continue reading Forgive & forget: where to draw the lines

Devotional, Women in the Bible

Mary Magdalene: Who Is This Woman?

Have you ever met a woman so misunderstood, a woman who over the centuries has been caught in endless controversies and conspiracies? And unjustly so? Well, Mary Magdalene is just that woman! From the writing of the New Testament to the filming of The Da Vinci Code, her image has been repeatedly conscripted, contorted and contradicted.… Continue reading Mary Magdalene: Who Is This Woman?

Devotional

THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE

DANIEL CHAPTER 3: THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE “What convictions do you have that you cannot compromise?” “What convictions about God are you willing to die for?” I sat with these questions earlier today and they truly were difficult ones. A few options came to my mind immediately: “Jesus is the only way… Continue reading THE SHINING STATUE OR THE FIERY FURNACE

Devotional, Women in the Bible

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

Who Is The Virtuous Woman? In a world where traditional view on Patriarchy and Feminism continue to wage an unending war, a Perfect Person has been created, and we call her The Virtuous Wife, or The Virtuous Woman. Now, “woman” and “wife” are two different words, but somehow, we have been able to create a… Continue reading LET’S TALK ABOUT THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN