Category Archives: Obedience

Choices and Decisions before God

An old friend of mine keeps in touch by email. He recently gave me news of his family and enquired about this blog. I was especially pleased about his enquiry, because he had obviously visited the blog, since he wanted … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Concern for the Well-being of Others

Well-being – what is it? My dictionary defines it as, ‘a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterised by health, happiness, and prosperity.’ It has a single mention in the New Testament: ‘Let no one seek his own, … Continue reading

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The Humility of Jesus

‘“Now do not be stiff-necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to the LORD; and enter His sanctuary, which He has sanctified forever, and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of His wrath may turn away from … Continue reading

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Habitual Behaviour of the Christian

Good habits are well worth cultivating, and efforts at desisting from bad ones are to be commended. Bad habits are injurious to oneself and to others. My mother always encouraged me to be well-mannered. She told me to say, “Thank … Continue reading

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God’s Healing

All of us require healing, both physical and spiritual (Romans 3:23). No one can go through life without injury or illness, and none of us can escape death (Ecclesiastes 8:8). In the process of dying, body parts fail to function … Continue reading

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New Testament Martyrs

Christians must expect to be persecuted for their faith in Jesus (Matthew 5:10-12). While bearing their cross (Mark 10:21) they will suffer for Christ (Philippians 1:29), and yet they count it all joy (James 1:2-4). The Old Testament prophets were … Continue reading

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The Cursed of God

People are happy to be blessed of God, but very unhappy to be cursed of HIm. Indeed, they are surprised that God could curse those He has made; especially a God of love (1 John 4:8). But the Bible does … Continue reading

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