Do You Care for Your ‘Sheep’?

Jesus told this parable about caring for Sheep: “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his own, sees a wolf coming and leaves the sheep and runs away, and the wolf catches and scatters them. This is
because he works for pay and has no concern for the sheep.” How about in today’s work context?

Who is He? What Did He Do for Me?

In Philippians chapter 2, we learn something about Jesus that should govern our behavior and language in all circumstances. Summarized it says: “Though he was equal with God, he did not cling to his rights as God, but became a servant and accepted death on a cross.” Most of us wouldn’t sacrifice our status in…

Are You as Wise as a Serpent; as Innocent as a Dove?

“Look, I am sending you out like sheep among wolves; so be cunning as snakes and yet innocent as doves”. (Matthew 10:16). What did Jesus mean when He gave His 12 disciples this instruction when going out into the world? A serpent is crafty, with keen eyesight and is quick to learn. A dove is…

I Have to See it to Believe it

To Christians undergoing a trial and looking forward to an answer the statement above is bad theology. It is counterproductive to a solution. The Psalmist David wrote in Psalms 26:13: “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” Hebrews 11:1 says, “Faith is the substance of…

Enablers versus Developers

Compassion is a true Christian virtue. We should show it whenever someone is in a difficult situation that they have no control over. Enabling is not the same thing as showing compassion, although enablers describe their actions as compassionate. When people are in difficult situations because of irresponsible actions they have taken, they need development…

Is Anxiety Disobedience To God; Therefore A Sin?

Jesus said, “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” (Matthew 6:34). When money is running low and we don’t know where it will come from to meet a need arising tomorrow, next week or next month,…

Let My People Grow

Image courtesy of: Milan Klusacek We know God wants us to grow because He has said so: 2 Pet 3:18: But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever! Amen. Ephesians 4:14: We are not meant to remain as children but to grow…