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Hello Ernest, I have a question. When you look at the scriptures, you often find a few instances where God asks people questions. Why does the Ancient of Days ask a question to a lesser being? Isn’t He all-knowing? Thank you for writing, Beloved. This is a good question 🙂 The short answer is that God often locates our hearts…More

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I recently saw a status update shared on social media. It was an image with a caption that read as follows: “I don’t hold grudges; you simply become irrelevant.” I usually don’t fret over the things I see on social media, especially among unbelievers. However, it gets me thinking deeply when I see professing believers subscribe to such mantras. What…More

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This quarantine season presents the perfect time for believers to learn how to feed themselves spiritually though a quiet time. The average believer today is often over-dependent on his or her pastor for spiritual nourishment. They depend on one sermon to take them through the week. That is why some believers in Kenya were panicking when the Covid-19 prevented church…More

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When the dream experiences delay Every believer knows that they are saved because they have acknowledged that Jesus is Lord, that He is the saviour of the world, that through Him our sins are forgiven, that we have His Holy Spirit dwelling inside of us and that we have access to eternal life our of pure mercy and grace and…More

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THE UGLINESS OF GOSSIP One of the most frustrating things I have been challenged to deal with in the past year is people who have engaged in slander and gossip about me. In the past year, I have encountered a few situations where people have said untruthful things said about me in my absence. Some were people I hardly knew…More

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Precious Remedies against Satan’s Devices Thomas Brooks was an 1800 puritan minister who wrote a book titled Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices. The book is detailed with the schemes of Satan against the believer. Paul the Apostle cautioned the believer to be aware of Satan’s devices so that he may not have an advantage over the church. 2 Corinthians 2:11 “Lest Satan should get an…More

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BOOK REVIEW: The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan Title: The Pilgrim’s Progress Author: John Bunyan Originally Published: 1678 Original Language: English Genre: Allegorical Christian Novel Few books get me emotional and teary. This Christian Classic 17th Century novel by John Bunyan falls into this category. And it is no wonder, for my research tells me that The Pilgrim’s Progress has been published in more…More

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It isn’t wrong to say that we are living in a generation with a tremendous sense of self-importance. If you point this out as a problem, the critics will accuse you of not seeing the need for self-esteem. But even self-esteem has become a euphemism for self-aggrandizement. And self aggrandizement has an ancient code word that we hate to hear…More

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PARENTING AND THE HOPE FOR OUR CHILDREN We just got a new bundle of joy. Ivanna Njeri Wamboye. The name Ivanna is of Hebrew origin. It means gift from God. Turi and I are blessed to usher in our second born into this world. We are eager to see our first daughter’s reaction when she sees her new sister. Our…More

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It is increasingly difficult to come across mainstream entertainment that does not titillate your sexuality. For followers of Jesus Christ, our existence on this planet is not a chemical accident. We believe in the origin, the purpose and the destiny of life. Above all, we believe in an author of life for whom the world has been created to glorify.…More

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I was studying the scriptures this morning and came across this passage concerning treating those who work for us. “Masters, treat your bondservants justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.” Colossians 4:1 (ESV) In Paul’s letter to the Colossians, he addresses the family in the third chapter and gives instructions on how to treat one another.…More

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Serving in God’s harvest field is a great thing. He has apportioned gifts to his church to prepare for his coming Kingdom. However, as we do so, we must be cognizant of lurking dangers. These are some of the dangers of Christian ministry. As you read through them, do some self-auditing. Danger One: Participating in ministry but not walking with…More

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Hi Ernest. What is the verse in the Bible that talks about not being an extremist? It says something like don’t overdo evil and don’t be too wise. Instead avoid all extremes. What is the reference and what does it mean? How can I avoid the extremes of my spiritual life? Hello, Beloved. The verse you are looking for is…More

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