Christ and His Church

"I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, My soul shall be joyful in my God; For He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels" - Isaiah 61:10, NKJV Image from ssnet.org When I read this …

No Other Name

"Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” - Acts 4:12, NKJV Salvation comes through only one way and that is through Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God. This is why God sent Him. "For God so …

The Poor and Needy

The poor shall eat and be satisfied - Psalm 22:26 Photo by Himesh Mehta from Pexels He will rescue the poor when they cry to him;    he will help the oppressed, who have no one to defend them.13 He feels pity for the weak and the needy,    and he will rescue them.14 He will redeem them from oppression and …

Malcolm’s Story

Image by iStock I'm a single father because my wife, Keisha died in hospital. This shouldn't have happened. Keisha should still be alive and here with our son, Byron and me. Shortly after Keisha gave birth to Byron, I noticed that the fluid in her Foley catheter, the thin tube inserted in patients to drain …

Our Substitute

For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.  For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet perhaps for a good man someone would even dare to die. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.  Much more then, having …

A Shameful Secret

And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity - Leviticus 20:17 Looking at us, no one …

Above Board?

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E.Ayr “Look, Honey, that boat’s for sale.  Can we get it?” “A pink boat?  No way!” “It could be my boat, then.” “Two boats?  No way.  We’re buying one boat.  Now, let’s take a look at the other boats.” “I can’t believe that you won’t buy the boat because it’s pink.” “Isn’t …

The Kiss

"Oh, Grandma, I didn't know that you had company." Clara's eyes shifted from her to Father Kowalski. "Good evening, Pastor Kowalski." It took a moment for him to reply because he was taken aback by how she looked, all dressed up. "Good evening, Clara." Mrs. Siri beamed. "You look lovely, Clara." "Thanks, Grandma." "She's going …

Redeemed

And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” - Mark 15:34 When Jesus was on the cross, He was mocked.  Those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who …

The Worst News

The worst news for a woman to hear is that she will never be able to have children. Before I watched the episode of Greenleaf where Sophia had a medical emergency which turned out to be Ovarian Torsion, I had no idea that condition even existed.  What is it?  It is a condition which occurs …

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