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 🙅🏾‍♂️🙅🏾‍♀️

Like brother like sister – Tracing the roots of Laban and Rebekah, Masters of Deception 👿

Genesis 11:26-31; 15:7; 24:10, 15; 2 Chronicles 36:17; Acts 7:2-3; Revelation 18:1-4 It’s quite surprising how the siblings Laban and Rebekah were so innately deceptive. In fact, Rebekah’s deceptive spirit was so deeply engrained in her heart that when Jacob worried that his father could find out about their trick, she said “Let your curse … Continue reading Like brother like sister – Tracing the roots of Laban and Rebekah, Masters of Deception 👿

Echoes from the wilderness: The cloud and pillar of fire. ☁️🔥

Numbers 9:17-23; 10:33-34 Why did the cloud and pillar of fire keep moving all over the place during the Israelites’ journey in the wilderness? Studying it, I found that in our wilderness seasons, God tells us when to move and when to stop. Whether it was two days, a month or a year that the … Continue reading Echoes from the wilderness: The cloud and pillar of fire. ☁️🔥

The mirage of answered prayers and why God tests our faith. 💔😢

Isaiah 55:8-11; Ezekiel 37:7-10; John 6:63; Hebrews 10:38 Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve been praying to God for something, it looks as if it’s all coming together but then you end up with nothing? Sometimes it takes the form of there being a lot of activity which looks as if God … Continue reading The mirage of answered prayers and why God tests our faith. 💔😢

How is the word of God a ‘lamp to our feet’? Why lamp?! 🤔

Psalms 119:105; Proverbs 4:18-19 Perhaps the first thing to think about is: what is a lamp and when do we need one? A lamp in those days is probably synonymous to what we call a lantern or torchlight 🔦 today. They’re used amidst darkness to give a little light. Better said, the light from a … Continue reading How is the word of God a ‘lamp to our feet’? Why lamp?! 🤔

Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

Daniel 5:10-12; Daniel 6:1-5 1) Daniel was very well educated and skillful. He and his 3 friends were given knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom, by God, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. King Nebuchadnezzar interviewed them in all matters of wisdom and understanding and found them ten times better … Continue reading Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Joshua 1:6-9; Psalms 31:24 The first time God used the word Be was in the creation story. “Let there BE light and there was light”. Be is an instructive word that calls into immediate or instant existence something that wasn’t. Be is a current state of existence. Be is real and solid. Be is now, … Continue reading What could God mean by “Be”? Be of good courage? Be strong and of good courage? Be strong and very courageous? 🤓🤔

Being “unequally yoked” – what does the Bible mean?

Deuteronomy 22:10; 2 Corinthians 6:14-18 Is it referring to the mixing of the yoke (yolk) of an egg like I’ve always thought? 😂 Discussing it over the weekend and I learnt something new.🤓 Clearly the verse most often comes up when talking about marital partners and not marrying an unbeliever. But what is the foundation … Continue reading Being “unequally yoked” – what does the Bible mean?