Jesus our chief cupbearer and chief baker

Two guys, Pharaoh’s chief cupbearer and chief baker, are in jail. They committed severe offences against Pharaoh. In ancient Egypt, Pharaoh held his prisoners in a particular prison, the reason being, if he found them not guilty, he would reinstate them, and if found guilty, executed immediately. Serving Pharaoh was a dangerous career path. In the same […]

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He who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty

I stumbled on this verse in the book of Job. Job 6:14 ESV He who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty. Of course, Job is in the Old Testament; therefore, the verse reads as it should within the Old Covenant context. The Old Covenant? Short refresher. The Old Covenant was […]

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Known by God

  Ever heard of the Freudian slip? Coined after Sigmund Freud, the famous Austrian neurologist, the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as a slip of the tongue motivated by and reveals some unconscious aspect of the mind[i]. Sigmund Freud discovered this slip revealed restrained or repressed impulses and intentions[ii] locked deep within the unconscious mind and […]

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Climb down, Zach

  Zach, a corrupt rich short guy wanted to see Jesus. Corrupt yes, he had swindled money from his tax-paying fellow citizens and this made him very rich. Short in stature, he was. I’m sure he had Napoleon’s Complex. You know it? All short people have it. Because they think the world looks down on […]

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In your strength and despite your failures, Dad, God calls you his FRIEND.

Of all dad’s in the bible, my favored one is Abraham. He is the perfect example of the sinner-saint matrix. He was such a sinner, yet so perfect in God’s eyes that at one time God called him a friend. In ancient culture, when an authority figure called you a friend, it meant that you […]

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We do it for the sake of others

Those saying COVID-19 only affects the elderly, and those with underlying health issues are callous and inhumane, to say the least.  Those dead from the COVID-19 were grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, children, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Each of these was connected to others in multitudinous ways, therefore, their deaths affected them.

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Why God’s tests and discipline scared me to death and what I’ve discovered through the gospel

If there’s one thing I’ve heard repeatedly in my Christian journey has been this, God tests and disciplines using tragedies and calamities to teach us lessons—to strengthen us, make us wiser, and better. For somebody averse to doctor’s appointments, police station visits to apply for a police clearance certificate, the sight of traffic police on […]

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Mummy, On this Mother’s Day, Jesus invites you to come under his wings

In Visakhapatnam India, a person captured a video of a mother hen using her wings to shield her chicks from heavy torrential rain. Five chicks are seen huddling under her wings as the heavy rain poured on her. Everyone else had run for cover, but there she stood in the middle of the road, determined to protect […]

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