Mandated to oversee the flock

John 21:1-19 After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. 2 Gathered there together were Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin,[ Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples. 3 Simon Peter said …

Be Steadfast!

1 Peter 1:13-16 13 Therefore prepare your minds for action; discipline yourselves; set all your hope on the grace that Jesus Christ will bring you when he is revealed. 14 Like obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires that you formerly had in ignorance. 15 Instead, as he who called you is holy, …

“Greater love has no one than this…

 “Jesus emptied Himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of human being.  And being found in human form He humbled Himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross”.  Philippians 2: 7,8, (Mark 16: 2 – 4, NIV) A Moment to Ponder Well, …

Believing in God – Who Believes in Us

As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. …

“Gather the fragments left over”

When they were satisfied, he [Jesus] told his disciples, “gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.” So they gathered up them up, and from the fragments of the five barley loaves, left my those who had eaten they filled twelve baskets. (St. John 6:12–13—NRSV) Take …

Bible Moment: Mould Me, Make Me.

“Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words….The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as seemed good to him.” (Jeremiah 18: 2, 4) Take a Moment to Ponder Anyone …

Bible Moment: Discipleship in Church

Bible Passage 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-12 Take Moment to Ponder Discipleship is not so much a programme in the local Church for which persons are invited or encouraged to sign up, but rather, the culture of the Church where every member seeks, in a deliberate way, to assist each other …

Bible Moment: Shift Your Focus

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what the will of God is—what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 Take a Moment to Ponder Distractions are all around us. There are a myriad of things …

Bible Moment: Here to Serve

For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 (NRSV) A Moment to Ponder Jesus was teaching his disciples, especially James and John, about serving others. Scripture records that the brothers, sons of Zebedee, had …