First Kings 19 contains a story familiar to many. Elijah, having been used by God to demonstrate his power to his people beyond any doubt, having slain a host of pagan priests, and having outrun a chariot (see 1 Kings 18), experienced a panic attack. The burned-out prophet ran from Jezreel in central Israel all […]
What does Jeremiah 29:11 mean? For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11 Understanding the Context If you were to take a poll on the most well-known verse in Jeremiah, there is a […]
Here’s how you know what’s really important to someone: Look at their calendar and look at their bank statement. The way you spend your time and money shows what’s really important to you. You can say, “This is really important to me.” But what you say in this case doesn’t really matter. If you don’t spend time on it and you don’t spend money on it, then your heart isn’t really there.
All that a Christian is, and all that may come to him is a gift from God and belongs to his Lord. God has a working method of raising money to carry His work, and that method is “tithing”. When people follow the Lord’s method of tithing, church leaders are freed from preoccupation with money-raising problems for more spiritual pursuits. God’s plan and purpose for the church is “Soul Winning,” not raising money. God has ordained no other way for providing of the evangelizing of the world and maintaining of His Church, other than by tithing and offerings.
A Miracle is an extraordinary and welcome event not explicable by natural or scientific laws, hence attributable to divine agency. For example, a gift of KES 100,000 dish out is a miracle to some people but not to others. At a personal level, the event is actually sought after; intended to secure survival or alleviate […]