What comes to mind when we think of Samson? A Mighty Man who was brought down by woman – some woman named Delilah. We define Samson by his unusual physical strength, but mostly by his relationship with women, especially with that "imaginary woman" - the hybrid of all the women in his life, and we… Continue reading Samson & The Women In His Life
This is the story of a popular family in the Bible - from Abraham to Judah. They were indeed a chosen generation, a people who had a "Covenant" with God. But despite this, they were also a family deeply tarnished by atrocities and lots of scandal... Let's Talk About Esau So, what did Esau do… Continue reading A Lineage of Grace and a Lineage of Castaways
Today, I'm writing a story. The Beautiful Story of John The Beloved!! He had a thriving fishing business, which he was running with his brother James and their father Daddy Zebedee. He had a sweet Mother Mrs Zebedee - who was traditionally believed to be Salome who was traditionally believed to be Mary's sister, leading… Continue reading The Beautiful Story of John The Beloved!!
Temptation: 'Run from anything that stimulates youthful lust. Follow anything that makes you want to do right...' 2 Timothy 2:22 (NLT) Look at Samson: his character didn't match his strength. He fooled himself into thinking that he could live as he wanted and escape the consequences. His life is a mine of valuable lessons: i.… Continue reading Temptation!
Ok, Santa Claus is not a Bible Character, but he was a real person, a man known as St. Nicholas. The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day… Continue reading Santa!
Apostle Paul once opened up his human side to us as believers, how he felt harassed and scared at some points in his ministry. Actually, he did that regularly. Today’s reflection dwells on the life and times of Apostle Paul, and reveals those aspects of Paul’s life that prove to us that even the greatest… Continue reading The Life of Apostle Paul: Harassed At Every Turn… Scared On The Inside
“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 will 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