God’s love extends to all

“Lord,” she replied, “even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” (Mark 7:28) Take a Moment to Ponder The story of the Syro-Phoenician woman goes a long way in cementing the fact that God’s love extends to us all. We are told that God shows no partiality, and …

Christ-like beauty

James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17 The Butterfly and the Spider – An adaptation of Aesop’s Fable A butterfly and a spider were both in the same area of a forest, each going about their own business. The butterfly fluttered close to the spider, singing a song about how beautiful she was. …

Persevering in difficult times.

Bible Lesson: My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance; and let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1: 2-4 Take a Moment …

We can still Rejoice!

“My soul magnifies the Lord,and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favour on the lowliness of his servant.Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. Take a …

Affairs of the Heart

Bible Verse For from within, out of the hearts of people, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries……pride and foolishness. Mark 7 : 21 &22 Take a Moment to Ponder One of the things that we should appreciate about the Liturgy in the Anglican Church,  is that it calls upon us to examine …

Embracing the Social Gospel

The Passage “…He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place…”  Luke 4: 16-17 Take a Moment to Ponder The passage is found in the gospel reading (Luke 4:16-19) for Emancipation. It also includes a quote from Isaiah …

In Times like these…We have a Saviour

You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you because he trusts in you [NKJV] Isaiah 26:3Let your love, God, shape my life [MSG] Psalm 119: 41 REFLECTION In these differently difficult times, the ability to focus on anything for too long, even that germane to …

I will rejoice for He has made me glad

Nehemiah said… Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” (Nehemiah 8:10b) Take a Moment to ponder We have gone six (6) months in this year so far and it was just impossible to anticipate what would be happening when we started out in January. I saw a meme …

Are You up for the Challenge?

John had been telling Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.” And Herodias had a grudge against him, and wanted to kill him…an opportunity came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet…When his daughter Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his …