Pastoral Column

The picture above is the Golden Gate of the Jerusalem’s Old City Walls. According to Jewish tradition, the Shekhinah שכינה ) (Divine Presence) used to appear through the eastern Gate, and will appear again when the Anointed One (Messiah) comes (Ezekiel 44:1–3). Many Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and many more are expected to be … » Read the Rest…


In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus has touched on practically all the aspects of a believer’s life, in a wonderful and marvellous summation of all of the areas of truth related to living within the Kingdom. We see Christ meet us at every point. Beginning with our perspective on self in the Beatitudes, He … » Read the Rest…


There are two approaches one can take for work and life on earth. Approach A “Have a future mind-set” – Direct your work and life with the view of pleasing Christ when He comes again. believe in the Lord Jesus Christ for salvation from sin, by grace alone and rely on Christ, die daily to … » Read the Rest…


============================== Because He lives, I can face tomorrow, Because He lives, all fear is gone, Because I know He holds the future, And life is worth the living, Just because He lives! ============================== The above hymn has been resonating in my mind for the past few weeks. This was one of the songs that was … » Read the Rest…


The above subject was one of the two suggested applications in last week pulpit – Micah 2. Why is obedience to God important? From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible has a lot to say about obedience. In the account or story of the Ten Commandments, we see just how important the concept of obedience is … » Read the Rest…


5 characteristics of God’s workers: Approved by God Right Attitude Right Appetite Accurately handling God’s Word Right Action Christians are called to be workers of God’s will. Their motives in their occupations for God while on earth will impact their future when Christ appears (Prov 16:2; 21:2). Ideally, each of their work on earth should … » Read the Rest…


Last month we completed the sermon series on the epistle to the Colossians. We learned that Paul in his final instruction to the church in Colossae, requested that the church pray for him and his team. “At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare … » Read the Rest…


Like many of you, I grew up as a Christian, memorizing a selection of recommended Bible verses. One such verse is that of Jer. 17:9 which reads,‘9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?  Having it memorized, and thereafter ingrained in the mind, one is reminded on ends as … » Read the Rest…


Acts 12:1-3a, 5-11 ‘About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. He killed James the brother of John with the sword, and when he saw that it pleased the Jews, he proceeded to arrest Peter also….So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer for him was … » Read the Rest…


I was taught punctuality in school through the hard way. To be late for morning assembly is to have my name booked into the prefects’ permanent record book. Three occurrences of offence and I will be in line for some detention class, where we were put through hours of work to clean the big panel … » Read the Rest…