Austen C. Ukachi
From inception, God’s call on Abraham was a call to greatness. As we read, “Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family And from your father’s house, To a land that I will show you.
Those who possess a natural ability and improve on it have an advantage over their peers, and are unconsciously on their path to greatness. Winston Churchill was one of the greatest wartime leaders,....
It is amazing how Providence directs us to God’s greater purposes in life. For instance, imagine how God moved Elimelech and his sons to the land of Moab.
Something very remarkable in the story of Ruth is her elevation from her debilitating heathen background to the redemptive lineage of Christ. To better appreciate the elevation of this Moabite from insignificance to a higher pedestal of life, we have to read from Nehemiah 13:1-2.
Rewards are a motivator. Interestingly, God is a Rewarder of His children, who show loyalty to Him. Hebrews 11:6 says, “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that ....
Israelites’ journey in the wilderness was not just a tale of murmurings and complaints. Moses took time to commend Israel for her steadfastness in the wilderness.
Among the many titles, which Jesus bears, some include the Burden-bearer; the other one is the Helper of the helpless. The story of the Unjust Judge illustrates a widow seeking relief from injustice.
Once more, in the passage above, we see the nature of our God on display. He is a consummate giver, willing to give us the kingdom.
God’s generosity towards us is more due to his love for us, than to his ownership of all things. God owns all things, but if he was not motivated by the love he will not share what he has with man. It is love that motivates God to reach out to mankind. In Christ, God…
In Acts 17:25 we read that God is not “served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything.”
Ono of the reasons why Jesus died was to set us free from the trappings of this evil age. The apostle Paul stated it this way: “who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age...