Texts: Ex.33:18-20; John 14:8-9. Because of man’s sinful nature (our natural opposition to God), we cannot stand in His glorious presence and survive. When Samson’s father realised that he saw God, he feared that he would be killed (Judges 13:22-23). But one of the glorious aspects of the gospel is that we can see God face to face. Philip[…]

The creation shows God’s glory: Texts: Genesis1:1; John 1:1-3; Rev.4:11. Though the word “glory” isn’t used in Genesis 1:1, it is clearly stated in Revelation 4:11. There is a being who existed before everything was made, and He made everything simply by speaking all things into existence – that is a glorious being! In John 1:1-3 we[…]

Text: Proverbs 3:5-12. Trust God always and take Him at His Word and then proceed to do your part. Honour God with your finances and other harvests and He, on His part, promises to fill your barns and stores with plenty, verse 9. For finances, family or personal, nobody should despise or complain to God. Think about how much[…]

Text: Acts 10:1-10; 34-43. In the above text this man, Cornelius, used to fast and pray and he also had a spiritual gift of giving. His vision and request for Peter to come were directly from God as a result salvation came into his household. We can also get some of our family members, if not[…]

Mutual assistance

Text: 1 Corinthians 7:1-16. “For how do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? verse 16. If you are saved and your spouse is not, please do not abandon him or her instead help him/her to understand. It is only when the[…]

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13. “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong doing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures[…]

Mutual attachment to each other

Text: Proverbs 27:1-10. “Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home”, verse 8. When a bird strays from its nest, its eggs or young ones are neglected. So if a partner strays from home that home is neglected. This can easily lead to incidents of juvenile delinquency[…]

Text: 1 Samuel 20:34-42. “…Therefore send and bring him to me, for he shall surely die. And Jonathan rose from the table in fierce anger and he ate no food the second day of the month, for he was grieved for David, because his father had disgraced him”, verses 31 and 34. Jonathan with clear conscience could not[…]

Text: Genesis 37:1-20. “Now Israel loved Joseph more than any other of his sons, because he was the son of his old age. And he made him a robe of many colors. But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peacefully[…]

By using abusive language

Text: 1 Samuel 20:30-33. “Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, “You son of a perverse, rebellious woman, do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother’s nakedness?” verse 30. From uncontrolled anger, Saul called his own beloved son[…]