Old vs New Nature

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.  And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.  Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander …

Celebration and Commitment

Boris was out taking a walk. It was early evening. He had stopped by Tulia's apartment to see if she wanted to join him but she wasn't there. Too bad. It would have been nice. He thoroughly enjoyed her company. They had been seeing each other regularly for several months now. As he walked in …

The Meaning of Worship

Give to the Lord the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him. Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! - 1 Chronicles 16:29, NKJV What exactly is worship? It is to bow down, prostrate oneself, pay homage, make obeisance and to do reverence before something or someone. We are called to worship the Lord. He …

Daniella’s Story

I grew up in an Adventist home but didn't really have a desire to know God until I went to university. I met a couple of students who were Baptists and they encouraged me to visit their church which I did once. And I really liked their worship service. One of them gave me a …

Thank You, Lord

I will thank You, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvellous things You have done.  I will be filled with joy because of You.  I will sing praises to Your name, O Most High (Psalm 9:1, 2) Everyday I thank the Lord for all He is doing in my life …

Bless the Lord

Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! (Psalm 103:1) Image by Freepik How do we bless the Lord? We bless Him through praise and worship. We praise Him with our hearts, minds and spirits because He is holy and for the goodness He has shown toward us. And we worship …

Look Up!

Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God;For I shall yet praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God - Psalm 42:11, NKJV. No matter what is going on in your life, you must always hope in God. He is your Rock. Hope in …

When Things Are Falling Apart

I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make its boast in the Lord; The humble shall hear of it and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, And let us exalt His name together (Psalm 34:1-3). What do you do when you feel as if things are falling apart? Feeling like you have no …

Don’t Lose Heart

Photo from Getty Images I would have lost heart, unless I had believed That I would see the goodness of the Lord In the land of the living. Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord! - Psalm 27:13-14 When we are anxious or worried about a problem …

Taste and See…

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him! (Psalm 34:8, NKJV) Photo by mentatdgt on Pexels.com What does it mean to taste and see that the Lord is good? Taste here means to try the flavor. How else would you know if something is good if you don't taste it? For instance, I never …

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