Psa 25v9 – The gift of humility

What is it about humans that we love to be right? We are proud of our point of view, proud of our correct knowledge and understanding. Yet is this the way our Heavenly Father wants us to think and behave? Is this the type of heart and mind that draws us closer to Him or… Continue reading Psa 25v9 – The gift of humility

Psa 95v6 – Warthogs

There are many animals that people are excited to see in game reserves. However, one that is not usually high up on the to-see list is the warthog. These beauty-challenged pig-like animals with their wart protrusions are often ignored as people seek out lions, leopards, elephants and other greater beasts. However, watching them on a… Continue reading Psa 95v6 – Warthogs

1Pe1v4 – Million dollar bowl of stew

Would you pay a million dollars for a bowl of stew? There is a Bible story of someone who did. It’s the story of two brothers, Esau and Jacob. Esau, as oldest, was in line to inherit their dad’s fortune. One day after an unsuccessful hunting trip, he is starving. Jacob has just made a… Continue reading 1Pe1v4 – Million dollar bowl of stew

Gal 3v28 – A Handy lesson

“It’s Doctor, not Mister!” You might have heard someone say this or request you use some other title when addressing them. In life, we all end up in different positions – some as the CEOs of organisations and others the cleaners, some as doctors or professors and others as secretaries. While all these positions are… Continue reading Gal 3v28 – A Handy lesson

Mal 3v16 – Street names

Many roads where we live are named after people who I assume were once well-known. However, now few know who they are. The tradition of naming things after people happens all over the world., but after a few generations, most have no idea who the person was. In Psalms 49:11-13 we read about those who… Continue reading Mal 3v16 – Street names

Phi 3v9 – My good list

What makes us acceptable in the eyes of God? The apostle Paul thought he had ticked every box. “I was circumcised when I was eight days old. I am a pure-blooded citizen of Israel…a member of the Pharisees, who demand the strictest obedience to the Jewish law. I was so zealous…I obeyed the law without… Continue reading Phi 3v9 – My good list

Hag 1v6 – Unfulfilled

How’s this for a poem that captures the sad state of so many people’s lives – “You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with… Continue reading Hag 1v6 – Unfulfilled

2Ti 3v1-5 – Terrible Times

Two thousand years ago, the Bible writers described what the last days would look like before Jesus returns. While some passages describe unstable political situations and an unstable natural earth (Luke 21:8-11), Paul tells us about individuals – you and me. “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will… Continue reading 2Ti 3v1-5 – Terrible Times

Gen 28:15 – Towers or Ladders?

830 meters. 160 stories. It’s the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Since the beginning of time, we have been obsessed with reaching heaven. In Genesis 11 we read; “Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for… Continue reading Gen 28:15 – Towers or Ladders?