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  • Disciple quality

    “And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?” (Luke 14:27-28) In our focus verse, Jesus indicated that following Hi...
  • Are you ready?

    Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.” (Luke 12:40) Anticipation. What comes to your mind when you hear that word? If you are a Christian, there is one coming event that should inspire a feeling of expectancy like nothing else, the soon return of...
  • Luke 10:41-42

    “And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: but one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:41-42)Some time ago, I remember reading an article. It talks about the ...
  • Statement of Faith & Beliefs

    Statement of Faith & BeliefsThis statement of faith is composed from various sources but relates to my own revised statement of faith and beliefs.Section 1: The BibleI believe the Bible, comprised of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God (Matth...
  • Different horizons may hold different views

    Different horizons may hold different viewsTake the time to read this dialogue and think of what it is all about. You will be surprised.Different horizons may hold different views.Once upon a time there was an old monk who was well versed. The art of the mind can subdue the ape and the horse, so the...
  • A disciples courage

    Matthew 10:26-33Jesus said to the Twelve: “Fear no one. Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known. What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops. And do not be afraid of those who kill the bod...
  • Sharing with others

    Sharing with others The Corinthian church was a diverse community that Paul was encouraging to behave in countercultural ways – in how they ate together, but also in how they gave. Paul sent Titus and the brothers to help with the practical organisation of the gift – to ensure both fi...
  • God Provides

    God Provides Luke 9:1-36 “Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them, and brake, and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude. And they did eat, and were all filled: and there was taken up of fragments that remained to them twelve baske...
  • Trust in Jesus

    Trust in JesusLuke 8:22-56“But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of th...
  • TRUSTING THE ALMIGHTY

    TRUSTING THE ALMIGHTYBy Raising Hope Ministry Uganda When Jesus arrived at the official’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd who were making a commotion, he said, “Go away! The girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they ridiculed him. When the crowd was put out, he ca...
  • How can we know if a child is ready to become a Christian?

    How can we know if a child is ready to become a Christian? What must a child do to become a Christian? What should we do when a very young child wants to accept Christ as his Savior? Most parents, teachers and pastors wrestle with the prickly issue of children and salvation. The good news is that w...
  • Ministers Covenant with God

    A Ministers Covenant with God I have been drafting up a covenant that we as ministers should think about doing. As we are here to pass on the Lord's knowledge and wisdom, we should place our own agendas before that of God. The following a is work in progress and is up for discussion. Having, as w...
  • Hate

    A Note to All Haters: Haters, I don't hate you because Jesus is in me and I choose to agree with His way of doing things. Hate divides good and consolidates bad. If you are a hater, you have probably found other like minded Haters that enjoy hating with you. Jesus said, "I didn't come to bring p...
  • Communicating with others

    Communicating with others  We order a meal in a restaurant, a supervisor gives direction on a job site, a child tugs at the skirt of their mother, a deaf couple sign in the park, an ad plays on the radio or on a television, and a teenager texts their friend(s) on smartphones. All of these thing...
  • Abusing the goodness of God

    Abusing the goodness of GodWell, we have the theme of the goodness of God and the title of our message, “Abusing the goodness of God.” Turn to Romans chapter 2...Romans chapter 2, the great Magna Carta of the gospel, the great book of Romans, chapter 2, and I want to read you the opening...
  • God's Different Names

    What are the different names of God?  EL, ELOAH: God "mighty, strong, prominent" (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 139:19) – etymologically, El appears to mean “power,” as in “I have the power to harm you” (Genesis 31:29). El is associated with other qualities, such as integri...
  • Baptism of the Holy Spirit

    Baptism of the Holy Spirit  Heavenly Father, I come to You now in the Name of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Heavenly Father, I plead the Blood of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ over me and I thank You for the most wonderful gift of salvation. Lord Jesus You promised me another gift, the gif...
  • A Pattern for Servanthood

    A Pattern for Servanthood John 13:1-17 Jesus told His disciples, “Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant” (Matt. 20:26). In Bible times, the lowest servant of the house washed dusty feet. So the disciples must have been surprised when Jesus performed this humble...
  • Healing Prayer

    Healing Prayer (speak healing into your body/spirit/life)  Jesus is the Lord of my life. Sickness and disease have no power over me. I am forgiven and free from sin and guilt. I am dead to sin and alive to righteousness. Colossians 1:21, 22   Jesus bore my sins in His Body on the tree...