“Honour God With Your Body!”

“Honour God With Your Body!” (I Cor. 6:12-20).The Corinthian converts easily transposed what obtained in the temples of Corinthian gods/goddesses into the Church. For instance, the temple of the goddess Aphrodite on Acrocorinth at one time had in service 1,000 priestess prostitutes. (The world over, fertility rituals are often accompanied by sexual activity).Temple prostitution was […]

“Matching Appearance With Reality!”

“Matching Appearance With Reality!”(Rev.3:1-6).To the church in Sardid it was written, “I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have not found your deeds complete in the sight of my God…” Reputation here is the link […]

“Dead To Sin But Alive To God In Christ Jesus!”

“Dead To Sin But Alive To God In Christ Jesus!”(Rom.6:9-11).Let me approximate our text with the words of Ruth to Naomi, her mother-in-law, “…Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there […]

“The Edict Of Our Emancipation!”

“The Edict Of Our Emancipation!”(Rom.6:3-8).The Russian “Edict of Emancipation” was signed in 1861, during the reign of Tsar Alexander II (1855-1881). This edict freed not less than 23 million Russian serfs. What a great loss to the slave masters!We are however interested in one of the outcomes of this emancipation. Household serfs did not benefit […]

“Whoever Comes To Me I Will Not Drive Away!”

“Whoever Comes To Me I Will Not Drive Away!”(Mk.10:13-16).A group of diasporans decided to make a contribution to assist the people of their through the subchief. Out of excitement the subchief told the chief of the village. The chief told the donors that if the assistance is not passing through him, they should forget about […]