Lessons At His Feet

Achan with his Loot

During the battle of Jericho, Achan saw a beautiful robe from Babylonia, two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold weighing fifty shekels; he coveted them; and against the explicit command of God not to take treasures for self as they were treasures to be placed...

Positioned to Win

I have learnt that one’s mindset and attitude about life of a Christian does impact on how one walks as a Christian. Jesus said, “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door; because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able” (Luke 13:24). “Paul...

Pray for Your Enemies?

An Except from Guidepost 2012 by Karen Barber From Daily Guideposts   Pray for those who mistreat you. Luke 6:28 (NIV) It was a lovely spring morning and I was on my favorite part of my morning prayer walk—the "thy Kingdom come" section when I pray for blessings and...

Who is your Provider?

In the days of famine, Elijah was told by God ‘Go at once to Zarephath in the region of Sidon and stay there.  I have instructed a widow there to supply you with food.’ 1 Kings 17:9.  When Elijah arrived at the Town gate, he found a widow gathering some sticks and at...

Level Ground

Jesus Christ describes the time of the Kingdom of Heaven using a parable of the ten virgin girls who took their lamps and went out to meet their bridegroom. It was a long wait. When the announcement came about the arrival of the groom they had fallen asleep. This...

Shouts of Joy and Victory

Job was a godly man who observed the teachings and desires of God; not only for himself, but also for his grown up children. The Word describes him as ‘blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil’.  Yes, the hedge of God’s protection was upon his life and...

The Refiner at Work

One woman who was in need of understanding the process of refining silver paid a visit to a Refiner.  In her findings she noted that the refiner built up a red hot fire; placed a substance that needed to be refined at the end of a metal rod and held it right in the...

Play the ball well to Score

Praying in Faith, as a Christian you must have heard about it thousands of times; this time I grasped it differently and greatly impacted on me.  When we pray in Faith, we do so basing our prayers on a Covenant, a pledge or a promise made by God to his people…and this...

Play the Ball well to Score

Praying in Faith, as a Christian you must have heard about it thousands of times; this time I grasped it differently and greatly impacted on me.  When we pray in Faith, we do so basing our prayers on a Covenant, a pledge or a promise made by God to his people…and this...

Wise and Innocent

Paul gives a wonderful key to living a Christian life in Romans 16: 19… “Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil”. The best defense against sin is to be wise...