Posts from April 2019

Posts from April 2019

How to store your treasures in heaven.

I like watching a program called “Hardtalk” on BBC anchored by Stephen John Sackur. Usually a hot seat for the interviewee, it is very revealing, educative and provocative.I could imagine Jesus being interviewed on “Hardtalk” many times when he was on earth. I am glad that we have people like Steve  who ask tough questions.In Matt 6. Jesus took time to address some of the “Hardtalk” tough questions. He started by addressing the issue of alms giving. Be discreet about…

Stop Elymas before he stopS you.

Quite an interesting story and narrative don’t you think? Full of lessons.Lesson one. Don’t stop preaching the gospel. Go from one house to another, from one city to another and where possible from nation to nation just share the gospel. Don’t waste any opportunity to preach the gospel.Lesson Two. You will meet with Bar- Jesus. Those who want to BAR you from preaching Jesus and bar people from hearing and receiving Jesus to their lives. Do not be barred by…

Who is reprimanding you and why?

Let us read between the lines, particularly verse  22. Let us imagine this discussion in modern day narrative: Peter took him aside – who did Peter take aside for reprimand – guess what Jesus!! The Jesus he just said in verse 18 was the “Son of God,the Messiah” Peter said: “Jesus stop it! How can you talk about suffering ? How can you talk about death, what impression do you want to create in the minds of these people? Don’t…