“Pray Against The Peter Mindset II!”

“Pray Against The Peter Mindset II!”(Lk.22:31-34).“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”Sifting is not strange to fufu corn eaters who grew up in their villages. After sifting the good flour […]

“Pray Against The’Peter Mindset!'”

“Pray Against The ‘Peter Mindset!’”(Mt.16:21-27).One of Cameroon’s politician will fondly be remembered for having said, “We do not change a winning team.”I remember the story of a football encounter between two schools. It was a championship finals. The goal which would have been a decisive winning goal happened to be a handball. The referee had […]

Hope Beyond Despair: Grace In The Midst Of Punishment!”

Hope Beyond Despair: Grace In The Midst Of Punishment!”(Gen.3:8-19).Today we continue with the story of the Fall. When our great, great…grand ancestors ate the fruit and their eyes opened, the first thing that happened to them was, “they realized they were naked…” They tried to hide their nakedness by using leaves to make clothes for […]

“Beware Of Deception Based On Half-truths!”

“Beware Of Deception Based On Half-truths!”(Gen.3:1-7).Serpent: “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”Eve: “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch […]

“Christ Jesus, Our Sympathetic High Priest!”

“Christ Jesus, Our Sympathetic High Priest!”(Heb.4:14-16).A story is told of a handsome young man who was in a distant land. To keep contact with his intended bride, he regularly wrote love letters to her. The letters were delivered to the lady by a not-too-handsome mailman. The lady received and read each letter with smiles. Each […]