Posts from February 2021

Humility: The path to greatness

Luke 14:7-11 While I’m waiting for my flight at the departure gate, I observe how the gatekeeper calls passengers to proceed for boarding according to their seating group. I watch all the important people go first: Business class /First Class, Gold flyers, and so on. Finally, they get to zone 4, zone 3, zone 2 , zone 1 , and I get to board the plane. On the way to my seat in economy class, I pass through first class…

On Temptation

We all have to go through times of temptation, as no one is immune to temptation. Jesus experienced temptation of every kind and was able to overcome. His example teaches us what we need to know in battling temptation and rising above it in our own lives.  In the first temptation of Jesus (vs. 3-4), one would wonder what was the underlying need Satan was trying to manipulate?  Jesus must have been really hungry after 40 days in the wilderness. The…

Living in God’s presence – A message from the Manse

“Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies?  Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.  Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered.  Don’t be afraid;  you are worth more than many sparrows.” (Luke 12:6,7 NIV)  In such times as the time we are living in, some people tend to think that no one understands them, no one cares and therefore there is nothing worthy to live for. What the world only seems to offer is…