The Wise Men of the First Christmas (Matthew 2:1-12) The Christmas story is familiar to most of us - how the Magi (wise men) seeking Jesus followed a star from the East until it stopped over the house where the young Messiah was staying. We may also know that this star was the fulfillment of… Continue reading Wise Men Still Seek Him
An internet search titled, ‘God in the Old and New Testament,’ yields headlines such as “Why is God so different in the Old Testament than He is in the New Testament?”, or “Why was God so harsh in the Old Testament, but more forgiving in the New Testament?” and “Old Testament vs New Testament: A… Continue reading God in the Old Testament vs New Testament
A fictional diary entry based on the observations of Julius, the centurion assigned to guard Paul on the journey to Rome in Acts 27:1 – 28:16 Dear Diary, This is a true account of the journey which I, Julius, a centurion of Rome’s Imperial Regiment undertook with the prisoner Paul, servant of the one… Continue reading Dear Diary, I Have Found the True God!!
A prayer for our children and the media/entertainment they consume. Dear Jesus, thank you for your tender love and care for children. You said that no one should prevent them from coming to you and woe to those who would try! Today, Lord we lift up before You the world of media and entertainment that… Continue reading Lord, Save Our Children! 2
Acts 12:1-18 Would the curse of Herod ever break? Rhoda shivered slightly in the midnight chill and tugged at her wrap with one hand while the other clutched a water pitcher. She navigated the room, stepping around the friends and family of her mistress who had gathered in the house to pray for Peter –… Continue reading Victorious!
“How was youth group today?” Dad asked Morenike as the family walked to the car after service. “Fine. I guess,” Morenike replied. “You guess?” Mom smiled. “That doesn’t sound very convincing.” Morenike smiled back. “It was good, but there’s something I don’t quite understand.” “Uh-oh, here comes the philosopher again,” laughed Debo, Morenike’s twin brother.… Continue reading Taking God Seriously