The passage of our sharing today is commonly seen as the manifesto of our Lord Jesus as seen in Luke 4:18-19.The prophesy presents Jesus as the anointed one, the messiah who was sent to bring Good News to the poor. Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus told his disciples to go and make disciples. Take the gospel to[…]

Text: Genesis 18:10-15In Genesis 15, when Abraham was seventy five (75) years of age, and Sarah was sixty five (65), with no children, Yahweh promised He would give them a son and many descendants (Gen.15:3-5), but He did not saywhen. Now, in chapter 18, twenty four (24) years later, when Abraham is ninety nine (99)[…]

Text: Genesis 3:17-24When God made Adam and Eve, He gave them the responsibility of caring for the garden and the animals. God also gave one prohibition – “do not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil”. If they did, they would die (Gen.2:17). One day Satan tempted Eve to eat. She[…]

Text: Proverbs 25:1-28Honey is good and is medicinal, but eating too much of it is bad for your health (v.27). A life style disease like diabetes is on the increase as a result of things we eat and the sedentary life style we are living.Therefore to honour God with our bodies, we need to watch[…]

Text: Nahum 3:1-19 Assyrians were manipulative; they used beauty, prestige and power to entice other nations (v.4), giving them false friendship, and once those nations lowered their guard, the Assyrians would strike and plunder them. That is how Assyria accumulated great wealth. No nation wished to be ruled by Assyria but because of its wealth, power and prestige, some[…]

Text: 2 Chronicles 2:1-18 As we read about Solomon’s reign in this book, he began with worship (chapter1, offering sacrifices) and now he continues worship by building the Temple. Tens of thousands of people were conscripted in order to accomplish the task. Some gathered quarried stone, some removed trees, some were supervisors. All this effort[…]

Text: Luke 14:25-35 The cost of discipleship involves hating your father, mother, wife, children, brothers and sisters (v.26). Hatred here means lesser love. To be a disciple of Jesus Christ you love Jesus Christ more than anything else. You must have lesser love for your parents, siblings and children compared to the love you have[…]

Text: Amos 7:1-17 Two times Amos is confronted with visions of impending punishment upon God’s people (vv.1-6). In each case Amos would pray to God and He would relent. Does this mean prayers can change God’s mind? No! Otherwise, one would be suggesting that God can improve on Himself. Instead God causes us to pray[…]

Text: 1 Chronicles 16:1-43 The Psalm written in this chapter (also in Psalm105) is a praise to Yahweh for all He has done. There is a special mention of God’s covenant with His people, beginning with verse 15. God’s covenant is a gracious relationship of union, based on oath. It is very similar to marriage.[…]

Text: Mark 10:13-27 Jesus Christ was always accused of spending time with wrong people; tax collectors, sinners and this time, children (v. 13). However, Jesus told His disciples that the Kingdom of God belonged to people whose attitude is like that of children; no self-sufficiency, but total dependency on God. And for moral self-righteousness, to[…]