By the time of our Lord, the radical reforms by Ezra et al., had been fully assimilated into Jewish life. It had also sustained the Community through wars, natural disasters, famine and military various invasions. Yahweh was sovereign over all, even so much so that excellence in vocation was also part of their worship to … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship
Unlike the patchy images of God we get from the Old Testament, Jesus’ life and ministry gives us unique insight into God. Hence Paul describes him as the image of the invisible God (Col. 1:15), and for John he is the Word made flesh (John 1). Jesus exposes knowledge gaps in scriptures as he corrects … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship
I spoke about the Exodus from Egypt, and its significance in Judaism last week. In addition, I touched on the concept of The New Exodus, a messianic expectation we see fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ. This was with a view to highlight that: God is self-revealing, God works in history through human agents … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship
Foundations: God Bearers Over the course of history Jewish leaders (priests, prophets, rabbis) have seen Scriptures as their foundation and most valuable asset. For instance, the study of the text was the only reason for a man to forego marriage once he has reached the age of responsibility. With this in mind, we can understand … Continue reading Today @ Healingsprings fellowship
In the words of the writer of Ecclesiastes, For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven (Eccl. 3:1) Therefore over the months of November and December, I will be delivering a series of lectures entitled: Living on Purpose. Drawing inspiration from the Bible, contemporary Christian thinkers, and theologians; we … Continue reading Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship!
For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly. Good morning friends. Allow me to introduce God to you. His nicknames; sun and shield! I guess these metaphors provide narratives for God’s role or intervention at that … Continue reading Spiritual Intelligence: This Is Our God!
Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord. Good morning friends. … Continue reading Spiritual Intelligence: Ever Increasing Glory