Hi friends! “This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.” - Psalms 118:24 Now this is a scripture which is often quoted and used ubiquitously. I must admit that I am not sure how much I used this scripture or applied it, although I have heard … Continue reading The Day that the Lord has Made
Let’s jump straight in and mention these scriptures from the onset. Matthew 5:13 “Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men” Luke 14:34-35 Salt … Continue reading Remember You Are Salt!
Two weeks ago, I was in my gallery relaxing and admiring the view and suddenly I felt like there was something heavy in the atmosphere. A kind of depression and spiritual heaviness was just lurking around, looking to see who it could fall upon and consume. Then I thought about all the people who are … Continue reading What is the Source of Your Joy?
There is this butcher who works in an area where I typically purchase my meats. What amazes me about this gentleman, is that he is always reading the bible in the front of his shop. There is no exaggeration here, I do mean always. I only see this gentleman in two states, reading God’s word … Continue reading What Are You Looking Forward To?
Suddenly, there has been a sharp spike in the number of COVID-19 cases here in Trinidad where I live. The numbers have increased and we are in a fresh round of lockdowns. Proportionally, the deaths have also gone up, so it is hitting close to home. Three days ago, a co-worker in my office told … Continue reading Men’s Heart Will Be Failing for Fear – Part 1
Hello friends, I just felt that God needed me to say a few more things on this topic. For those of you who might not be following this 4-part series and would like to see or be reminded of the sequence, it is as follows: You can call Upon the LordWhen God says No or … Continue reading When God says No or Wait – Part 3
I think a good starting point for this topic is to understand that even before asking God for anything we must appreciate and understand His loving and giving nature. We must firmly believe that all His thoughts and plans (Jeremiah 29:11) towards us are for His Glory and our Good. Please pay particular attention to … Continue reading When God Says No or Wait – Part 1
God is opening my eyes to my environment and what is going on in the world. I am not just noticing it more and more but what my eyes are seeing is bringing about a true sadness and concern. Of late I am seeing more vagrants or persons who are looking destitute. I am seeing … Continue reading What Are You Holding On To?
I write on a topic this morning that I know that I need to do more work on. As always, I like to be transparent and very open in my blogs and share myself via my experiences and journeys. But when I write it is always for me first in a manner where himself speaks … Continue reading Honouring God
A prominent passage of scripture is found in chapter one of Jeremiah where God was having dialogue with Jeremiah and the conversation went like this: Jeremiah 1:4-7 (NIV) The word of the Lord came to me, saying,5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; … Continue reading Never Say You are Too
Man has always had a fascination with the sky, be it the clouds, moon, mars or just the wider universe in general. As a child, I myself spent many nights simply looking at the sky and counting the stars as they appeared. I used to do this with astonishment and wonder as I pondered about … Continue reading Look Up!
Hello to you, my Brethren in the Lord. During this Coronavirus outbreak I pray that everyone is taking the necessary steps to keep safe. Not only this, but let’s utilize our quarantine time to pray and read God’s word as well as scanning our environment to identify others in need. In my personal devotion yesterday, … Continue reading Count it ALL Joy!
The Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic is here and it has brought the globe to its knees in just a few months. Literally everyone on the earth is affected, from the powerful to the poor, the young to the old, the strong to the weak. This virus does not discriminate and everyone no matter their strata … Continue reading The Virus is Here, but God's Word is also here.
Discouragement seems to be all around us. I don’t know many things I can look to these days and feel encouraged. For example, do our jobs really give us fulfilment and contentment? I have been working for over 27 years and in various companies and I cannot recall anyone who mentioned to me that their … Continue reading Be Encouraged!
I was in church last week Saturday to pick up my daughter from dance class but I had to wait due to being early. I was sitting and waiting in the lobby area where the person (Sister Sharon) who is assigned to cleaning and maintaining the church was executing her duties. It is widely accepted … Continue reading The Pruning of the Plants