Bondservants

Do we really understand what it means to belong to God Almighty? In Romans 1:1, Paul introduces himself as “Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God”. He repeats this introduction in Titus 1:1, “Paul, a bondservant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ“. Simon Peter does theContinue reading “Bondservants”

The Irony of Bitterness

Funny how we think we’re so high and mighty that people owe us something. We act like super humans going around demanding others to reach perfection, as if we’ve reached it ourselves. Jesus has a lot to say about this. Lets have a look at Matthew 18:23-35, “Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wantedContinue reading “The Irony of Bitterness”

Being Known By God

The teachings of Jesus Christ are sometimes a lot more blunt than we would like them to be. In modern day Christianity, Jesus is sometimes portrayed as a butterfly who floats around the place saying nice things to make us feel better. We use his teachings for self help purposes and nothing more. We useContinue reading “Being Known By God”

Mighty Warrior

I’ve recently been reading about Gideon in Judges 6-8, and I think we as Christians can learn a lot from his story. It begins with Israel being held captive by the Midianites. God sends a heavenly messenger to instruct Gideon to lead an army of Israelites to defeat their captors and claim back their land.Continue reading “Mighty Warrior”

Lets Take Jesus Seriously

How can we expect non Christians to take Jesus seriously when we don’t even take him seriously ourselves? I had an interesting conversation with an agnostic recently. He grew up in a very strict Christian home, with four siblings. His older brother, the one whom he is closest to, has recently converted to Islam. ThisContinue reading “Lets Take Jesus Seriously”