How to keep Christ first in our lives

Keeping Christ first in our lives can be very difficult when we have so many distractions trying to undermine our relationship with Him. When we are not intentional about spending quality time with Christ, we become distracted like the Biblical Martha. Martha’s distractions were numerous household chores she had to perform for her guests. Notice what Jesus told her…

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Use your time wisely and for eternal good

The covid-19 pandemic has humbled all of us. Coronavirus news and up-to-date information about the virus has made us to truly recognize the transient nature of life. I personally know two people that have died at my place of work this month from Covid-19. You may also know someone that has died in the last one year. Even if…

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Be strong and courageous

Ten years ago when former United States’ representative Gabrielle Giffords went to meet with her constituents in front of a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, a gunman arrived, opened fire and shot her in the head at close range. Thankfully she survived the attack. Gabrielle fought to regain all that she lost- from walking to speaking to being able…

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The Promised Rest

Our “promised rest” is to be with Jesus. If we are living by faith, that prospect should fill us with joy. The Holy Spirit is the down payment on our inheritance. To those who believe, He gives a forestate of heavenly glory. Heaven is a place of security; but we on earth are kept safe in Jesus. Heaven is…

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God with Us

Let’s go today to Bethlehem, along with the marveling shepherds and the adoring magi, and see the one born King of the Jews. Jesus is Yahweh incarnate, our Lord and our God. Let us adore and admire Him. Let us bow in reverence before this holy Child, whose innocence restores glory to humanity. And let us pray that He…

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In His Steps. What Would Jesus Do?

In His Steps. What Would Jesus Do? is a book first published in 1896. It has sold more than 50,000,000 copies, and ranks as one of the best-selling books of all time. The book written by Charles Sheldon (1857-1946), described the story of a homeless man that interrupted the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond. Life would never…

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Don’t be yourself. Be like Christ!

See what I wanted to post earlier; below. Then the Holy Spirit said “don’t be yourself. Be like Christ.” Copy Christ. Imitate Christ. Walk in His steps. Ask yourself what would Jesus do? I know what He would do. He would serve. In John 13:1-17, he displayed this attitude to His disciples. Even though, washing guests’ feet was a…

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My top four priorities in life

After reading about US President-elect, Joe Biden four priorities: COVID 19, economic recovery, racial equity and climate change, recently, I asked myself, what would be my response if someone asks for my four top priorities in life. I also like to ask you the same question. See mine below: Relationship with God. This is very important to me because…

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Love every person and serve anyone you can

Whenever I read Mathew 25 especially the latter part*, I always ask myself, “Are we not saved by faith and justified by faith alone?” Why then, is it compulsory for us to do acts of mercy regularly to those in deep needs. However, the more I reflect upon other Scriptures the more I understand that these acts of mercy…

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A set up for a blessing

Before I eventually found a publisher for my book and ‘self-published’ it few days ago, I searched for a publisher that will do a good job at a reasonable price in South Africa without success. However, it was when I was assisting a Christian brother that I had a breakthrough. The brother who lives in Nigeria, had requested for…

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