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When did Santa take primacy over Jesus

When did Santa take primacy over Jesus?

This is inspired by the recent post entitled “Christmas – Our True Inheritance” over at Amanda’s website, “sharing truths”, which I highly recommend to you all. It got me thinking hard about Christmas this year and I was surprised at how annoyed…

The natural beauty of the Philippines

The natural beauty of the Philippines

Sorry to everyone for the long delay in posting here to this blog. I have returned from a wonderful vacation to the Philippines where my Girlfriend of two years accepted my proposal to marry her. I was humbled, blessed and…

Learning about the awesome power of our Lord

Learning about the awesome power of our Lord

Wow! How completely amazing and inspiring is 1 Corinthians 15:51-58! How much assurance and power do we see in these verses? Not even death holds any fear or power over us anymore! By accepting Jesus as our personal savior, and by joining…

On matters of love

On matters of love (Lectio Divina – Day 68)

You know 1 Corinthians 13:3-7 couldn’t come at a better time. I had a difficult time at work last week and reconciled some issues with my father at the end of it. Life was a struggle if I am honest and I know…

Sin, and how it grows amongst us

Sin, and how it grows amongst us

I love the way God neatly links up everything in our lives. I wrote, only yesterday, about the pervasiveness and dominance of sin (purely off the back of my own concerns at that time) and what I am charged with studying…

God reflections, being acutely aware of sin

God reflections, being acutely aware of sin

When you become a Christian the veil of sin is lifted and you see the world for what it truly is. You see the lives around utterly dominated by sin and you see how sin tries, and succeeds, to invade those…

The Lord as your defender and your temple of faith

The Lord as your defender and your temple of faith

Today I read 1 Corinthians 3:11-17 and was reminded of the protection that God gives me and of the effort that he has done in creating a strong foundation for my faith. It also reminds me to keep my faith pure, and from…

Being called and those whom the Lord calls

Being called and those whom the Lord calls

As part of my studies, Corinthians 1:26-31 has reminded me of some important facts. God rarely chooses the strong, noble, powerful or influential except when he sets out to humble them (Paul of Tarsus). Typically he chooses those who do not ask, want or…