How to hear God’s voice (part 1)

God is speaking. God is speaking to the Church as a whole and He is speaking to you. The problem is that often, we are not attuned to the same frequency as God; and may not even be able to differentiate God’s voice from all the other voices in our head. In 1 Samuel 3,…

Dealing with discontentment

The story of Jacob, Rachel and Leah [Genesis 29] is well-known to many for the fact that Jacob, who was in love with Rachel was tricked into marrying Leah as it was customary in those days for the eldest to be married off before the youngest. However, perhaps there is more to the story than…

How to pray

  Prayer can be a very daunting task if you have not done it before or perhaps only pray in times of trouble. But prayer is simply talking with God like you would do with your friend, family or spouse. E.M. Bounds once wrote that: “Prayer is not learned in a classroom but in the…

We can ALL play our part

It was such a joy when the BBC displayed a good news story on the front page of their website a couple of years ago. A homeless guy found a bag filled with $42,000 and handed it in to the police. He said even though he is homeless, he has been brought up knowing God…

Purposely hidden

  “The Lord will keep you from all harm—     He will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going     both now and forevermore.” ~ Psalm 121:7-8, New International Version   It is in our nature to seek recognition in our jobs, our lives and even in our service at…

Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires…

By Denise Stephanee ** SPOILER ALERT :- This is quite a girly post [sorry not sorry!] I am indeed a sucker for love!! I love romantic movies; heck, I even love the “fake, predictable” happy endings that you KNOW will come by the end of the movie [even if by the middle, you do start…

So much joy; so much pain

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” [Romans 8:18] ———————————– Lupita Nyong’o’s heartfelt speech was by far one of the highlights of the 2014 Oscars ceremony. Aside from the ‘best of all selfie’ pics that Ellen posted, it was Lupita’s words that captured…