Posts from July 2020

Posts from July 2020

Living For Our Mansions

The news of people dying in recent times has just been overwhelming.  It does not really matter if the death is as a result of the deadly Covid-19 virus or due to any other reason.  The impact is the same.  The sense of loss we usually feel is immense, especially when the departed souls are relatives, friends or close acquaintances.  These deaths however help to bring to our consciousness the inevitability of death.  When people close to our age begin…

Children: A Wonderful Blessing Of God

Children are special, a special gift from God, that is.  We bear children, not only because we love children, but because God calls His people to “Bring forth godly offspring.”  Somehow God has also motivated us to realize that children are a blessing.  So, those who do not have them yet pray to have their own.  Ironically, in this American society, there are some folks who consider children as a nuisance, misery, and grief.  But Psalm 127:3-5 says, “Children are…

Our Victory Is In Jesus

Left, right, and center the news we hear these days are not palatable. Out of nowhere you just hear that an old classmate has passed on. Sometimes the relationship is even much closer than that. In this season of pandemic, you will be hard pressed to not know anyone who knows someone who has succumbed to the evil hands of this virus called Covid-19. So, when this disease comes this close to home, the battle becomes personal. Our prayer always…

Gathering With Gladness

I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord (Psalm 122:1).  There is no doubt that my gladness knows no bounds today as we gather together in the Church one more time.  This is surely a gathering of gladness.  Today we take a first step to fully return to our Sanctuary to worship our God.  It is a tentative step, but it is a good step, nonetheless.  Tentative because we are not…