Category: Religion

A Time for Work and A Time to Rest

“Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while.” (Mark 6:31) In our Gospel passage today, Jesus Christ, seeing that the disciples were exhausted from doing the work of God asked them to retreat into a lonely place so they could rest. We serve a God who values the need for rest. … Continue reading A Time for Work and A Time to Rest

Kano state govt must change its stance on Sheikh Abduljabbar

Kano state govt must change its stance on Sheikh Abduljabbar

By Abdulmumin Giwa It is pertinent in the current heat that has overtaken the air following the clampdown on Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara, a renown scholar in Kano, by Muslim scholars backed by the state government, to draw the attention of all to a sentimentally neglected fact. Sheikh Abduljabbar was condemned and threatened by other … Continue reading Kano state govt must change its stance on Sheikh Abduljabbar

Spread the Word: Proclaim Christ As You Go

“And he called to him the twelve, and began to send them out two by two.” (Mark 6:7) Having spent some time with Jesus, it was time for the disciples of Jesus to go out on “industrial training.” Jesus knew very well that learning without practical application is futile. In sending out the twelve, there … Continue reading Spread the Word: Proclaim Christ As You Go

Never Disregard the Discipline of God

“For the Lord disciplines him whom he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.” (Hebrews 12:6) The word ‘discipline’ is closely related to the word ‘disciple.’ To be a disciple is to be a student or to learn something and learning itself is discipline. As disciples of God, the book of Hebrews this morning … Continue reading Never Disregard the Discipline of God

A Sword will Pierce through Your Soul Also

“And when the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord.” (Luke 2:22) Today we recall how Joseph and Mary brought the baby Jesus to the temple to do for him what the law prescribed. Simeon received the child, blessed … Continue reading A Sword will Pierce through Your Soul Also

Faith Does Not Mean There Would Be No Pains

“…all these, though well attested by their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God had foreseen something better for us, that apart from us they should not be made perfect.” (Hebrews 11:39-40) The fact that we are people of faith does not necessarily translate to a life free from pains. Jesus said if … Continue reading Faith Does Not Mean There Would Be No Pains