Wealth/riches, influence and serving God – Joseph and Nicodemus

Sometime this week, I was reading about Ken Costa, an accomplished and successful South African banker and philantropist who had just become chairman of a private equity fund. He had written a book about Joseph of Arimathea and this piqued my interest to study further about this Joseph. Below are my findings about this rich … Continue reading Wealth/riches, influence and serving God – Joseph and Nicodemus

Comparing God’s salvation of Noah and Lot – Both righteous but different 🙏🏾

Noah and Lot were both saved by God before destruction was visited on the whole earth and on Sodom. But what are the similarities and differences we can find from the Bible about these two stories to help us get a clearer picture of the state of humanity and even righteous people in the end … Continue reading Comparing God’s salvation of Noah and Lot – Both righteous but different 🙏🏾

What could ‘gods’ look like in our lives today?

Exodus 20:3-6; Deuteronomy 6:14-15; 13:6-8 In Bible times, the people (aka gentiles/heathen) who surrounded the Israelites worshipped images, sculptures etc...lifeless things they held in high esteem above the true God. As it was in those times, worshiping these gods was very common and attractive. At a more fundamental level, it’s attraction was partly borne out … Continue reading What could ‘gods’ look like in our lives today?

Why God allows “the wilderness” and the importance of responding correctly while in it

Numbers 32:8-15; Deuteronomy 9:23; Jeremiah 29:4-7 - God didn’t intend for the Israelites to spend 40 years wandering in the Wilderness. In fact God thought them ready to possess the promised land within 2 years of leaving Egypt. But right at the border of receiving the promise, the people succumbed to fear, rebelling against God, … Continue reading Why God allows “the wilderness” and the importance of responding correctly while in it

The power in building the walls of your mind 🙅🏾‍♂️🙅🏾‍♀️

Proverbs 25:28 The cultivated mind is the measure of the man. An ordinary mind, well disciplined, will accomplish more and higher work than will the most highly educated mind and the greatest talents without self-control. The mind is to be disciplined, educated, and trained; for men are to do service for God in ways that … Continue reading The power in building the walls of your mind 🙅🏾‍♂️🙅🏾‍♀️