Monthly Archives January 2018

The familiar enemy

Category: Uncategorized Comments: No comments

familiar

Just like technology sees newer iterations fixing previous faults, life itself offers us new variants to build the old upon. When we get overly familiar with what has always worked, we can stand in the way of ourselves and God because we refuse to move.  The familiar could the enemy of new and many times, new represents more efficient and faster so familiar is the enemy of progress.

“Clear lots of ground for your tents! Make your tents large. Spread out! Think big! Use plenty of rope, drive the tent pegs deep. You’re going to need lots of elbow room for your growing family”. Isaiah 54:2

God is able to do more than we ask or imagine yes? But we limit God with our small mindedness, we judge wrong with our small minds so God needs us to gain exposure...

Read More

Unfinished Business

Category: Uncategorized Comments: No comments

dental chair

Some years ago, I was in such pain and my dentist advised that my bottom left molar had to go. But even then, it didn’t leave without a fight, I had to have my gum cut open to have that molar extracted and I needed to visit the dentist again because there was a small root left at the site. It was so traumatic that I never wanted to sit in a dentist’s chair after that and even visiting for my scaling and polishing appointments subsequently were somewhat of a major discomfort.

A few years later, I noticed that food was always getting stuck in between my teeth on the upper left side. I was constantly flossing and needing to pick my teeth. Rather than see a dentist though, I started making changes...

Read More

Appointing your days

Category: Uncategorized Comments: 2 comments

appoint your days

Happy New Year!!!

Welcome to 2018.

In Psalm 90, Moses wrote a very famous verse, “Teach us to number our days O Lord that we may have a heart of wisdom.” Does it mean that we should realize the limited number of days we have on earth? Yes. But I have come to realize that it means even more. The word “number” here is a translation of the Hebrew word “manah” which also means to appoint and ordain. So it can be translated, “Teach us to appoint our days, to ordain our time.”

Typically, when someone is about to go into ministry, there is often something called an ordination service in which other ministers lay hands on, pray over, publicly recognize, anoint, and commission him for the ministry and purpose for which he has been called by God...

Read More