Posts from October 2020

Posts from October 2020

I Am God’s Masterpiece

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago” – Ephesians 2:10.  Wow!  This is one of those statements from the word of God that always makes me go, wow! If the Bible did not say it, I am not sure how much of it I would have believed that I am God’s masterpiece.  When I was young, I could not have believed…

Grace To Be Fruitful

Circumstances of life can turn otherwise strong individuals into weaklings.  Whenever we are in the valley of our situation, things we have learned to do so well before become seemingly impossible tasks. It is however at this time of weakness that our faith calls us to remain fruitful.  This is a struggle.  How do we maintain fruitfulness in our weakest moments?  How do we maintain fruitfulness when we are on the verge of losing all our strength?  We must remember…

In Spite Of Adversities

We read in the Bible about the men of Ephraim who turned back on the day of battle even though they were armed with bows (Psalms 78:9).  This is akin to giving up when things get tough even though we are well equipped to overcome.  A great irony, considering that these are descendants of Ephraim, a name that means “God hath caused me to be fruitful in the land of my affliction” (Genesis 41:52).  It is quite easy to give…

We Are Overcomers

These days, because of the uncertainty that pervades everywhere, simple questions like “how are you?” can elicit different kinds of responses, many of them quite interesting.  As people of faith many of us are used to answering that question by saying “the Lord is in control”.  One can however see through the demeanor and manner of response that we are not sure.  I read about a guy who was asked that simple question and the response was “I am in…