Build Familiarity with the Scriptures (Acts 17: 11). The more we read the Bible, the more we know what is in there. This is not a negative sense of familiarity but a positive one. You will know the general flow of the bible, the stories and the lessons to be learned as your read it. … Continue reading Scripture reading habit has many benefits
“They all saw him, and were terrified. But immediately he spoke to them and said, ‘Take heart, it is I; have no fear.’” (Mark 6:50) Back then in school, nothing gave us more joy than opening the question paper on the day of examinations only to find that the questions are far easier than we … Continue reading Offer to God the Gift of Your Trust
“Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.”(Matthew 2:2) Today’s feast is like a second Christmas but with a slight difference. While we celebrated the birth of the baby Jesus on the 25th of December, we are … Continue reading We Have Seen His Star
“The LORD make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you: The LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.”(Numbers 6:25-26.) Today, being the eighth day of Christmas, we are celebrating the woman in whose womb Jesus Christ was conceived. If we accept that Jesus whose birthday we celebrated … Continue reading Like Mary, Blessed Shall You Be This New Year
Our gathering in Church this night is a tradition which we have picked up over the years as Christians in this part of the world. In the Catholic Church, there is no specific liturgy for New Year’s Eve. Our Liturgical calendar already began on the first Sunday of Advent. This night, we are not reflecting … Continue reading Goodbye 2020: What Have We Learnt This Year?
“Now many antichrists have come; therefore we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us.”(1 John 2:18-19) Finally, this year is set to pack and go. It is the last day. Whatever has a beginning must also have an end. As the year ends, St. … Continue reading The Antichrist and the Last Hour
“For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life, is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world passes away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides for ever.”(1 John … Continue reading Do not Love the World; You Were Made for Something More
By Femi Aribisala Christians are simply scared to death of pastors. Many are required to worship them even more than God. In a video that went viral on social media, a bishop is ostensibly conducting deliverance on a group of teenage girls alleged to be witches. The girls kneel submissively in front of his holiness, … Continue reading Witchcraft In the Church