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Proverbs 31:3‭-‬5 “Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink, lest they drink and forget what has been decreed and pervert the rights of all the afflicted.” (ESV)Proverbs refers to the godly…More

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Proverbs 29:3 “A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.” (NIV) I cannot imagine a more modern common example of being a companion of prostitutes than the consumption of internet pornography. Pornography is but a collection of online prostitution aimed at stifling men sexually. Proverbs tells us that this companionship…More

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The doors of destiny swing open on the hinges of honour. David was anointed as God’s chosen King of Israel when he was just a boy. He had to wait for about 15 years for the incumbent King Saul to die. In those 15 years, David served as a hired musician and in military service to King Saul. In a…More

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Jonathan Leeman’s book is a family member of the 9Marks series. The 9Marks series are a collection of Christian evangelical books that champion the biblical framework of the local church. In this book, the author argues that a vital mark of a local assembly of the Body of Christ is church discipline. Leeman defines church discipline in the following way,…More

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Today’s blog is by a guest by the name Phoebe Mueni. Mueni is a friend to my wife and I. We have hosted her on Boy Meets Girl. Her blog is Red and White. The guest blog for the day can be found on this link here. THE NEED PORN CAN’T MEET In the pursuit of love and satisfaction in…More

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I had a dream from the LORD on night before Thursday 24th February 2022. In the dream, I walked into a church. I had arrived on time. The service had not yet started. In the dream, I was carrying in my arms my second born daughter, Ivanna. The church congregants had also arrived on time and were waiting for the…More

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Hi Ernest, I am considering getting into a serious longterm friendship. Many married people tell me that it is good for me and my partner to be friends. My question is, what does friendship look like? What should I look out for? Thanks for writing, Beloved. The following is a response from our book BAESICS: Setting the Right Foundations to…More

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2 Corinthians 11:4 “For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted—you may well put up with it” (NKJV) Paul the Apostle held a concern about the Corinthian church. They were a group that were…More

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1 Peter 4:7 “The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.” (NIV) What is you mind meditating on? Peter alludes to us that when our minds lack sobriety and alertness, the discipline of prayer dies. And if traces of prayer remain, they are often low-quality prayer practices; rash- having…More

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Today in my quiet time, I read from 2 Corinthians chapter 6. There is a section that we famously know (verse 14). 2 Corinthians 6:14 “Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? (NKJV) It says to not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. A yoke is…More

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Many people make plans at the start of a new year. It is a commendable thing. Even the Bible encourages it. Proverbs 16:3 “Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established” (ESV). A new year often comes with new hope to make things better. For us believers, consider the following four things as you make your…More

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Hello Ernest. I got born again a few years ago. I was baptised as well. The Holy Spirit gave me a gift of administration and giving and I have seen Him work through them to give glory to God. Recently I met an old friend of mine who told me that I cannot be spirit-filled and have gifts of the…More

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