Pastoral Column

Last year, we studied the Book of Nehemiah. We discovered a man who is faithful to God and who prays day and night. He acknowledges God’s great and awesome acts in his life. Nehemiah prays; “ O Lord God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps His covenant and steadfast love with those … » Read the Rest…


Colossians 1:24 “Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake…” In his letter to the Colossians, Paul sets an example of enduring hardship for the sake of the gospel and for others. He writes this letter while still in prison, yet his attitude shows that he views his setbacks and hardships as part of … » Read the Rest…


Type II are the self-believers and self-made men. They do not need God because they have received affirmations from fellow men that they have made it by themselves. How can we help such people to stop in their tracks? How can we tell them that there is another Person who is the greater “I AM?” … » Read the Rest…


We thank God for the recently completed Celebration Of Hope at our National Stadium, where testimonies and gospel songs and messages were rolled over 3 consecutive days and nights. Thousands attended the events and by the grace of God, hundreds came to the response of the good news of salvation that is promised through Jesus, … » Read the Rest…


There are three types of persons that you might encounter as you do evangelism: I. religious do-gooders or the moralists II. self-believers, self-made men III. worshippers of idols How do we lead them a step nearer to faith in our Saviour? For this essay, I am covering briefly only Type I: The religious do-gooders. This … » Read the Rest…


We have been studying the parables. More thoughts on one of them in connection with the Kingdom of God. He said therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? 19 It is like a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew and became … » Read the Rest…


The whole point to this event and the answer to the widow’s question follows in what transpires next. The son is brought back to life. 1 Kings 17 vs 21-23 The Lord’s answer to the widow was the same answer Jesus gave to Martha in John 11 vs 25: ‘Jesus said to her, ‘I am … » Read the Rest…


We thank God for the salvation messages preached at our recent Good Friday and Easter Sunday services. May God’s Word reach out to the hearers’ hearts and His Spirit convicts them in His good time. The conversion of the sailors in OT’s Book of Jonah portrayed God’s divine plan in the people He desired to … » Read the Rest…


1 Kings 17 vs17-24.  The testimony of the widow of Zarephath has very important  lessons for us. The widow is a wonderful example of a true and faithful servant of God. In His wisdom the Lord chose to lift the veil over her life as an object lesson. He directed  Elijah to meet this woman … » Read the Rest…


In 1 Kings, we read that Ahab ascended to the throne of Israel and reigned for 22 years. He was a bad king and he did more evil in the eyes of the Lord than any of those before him. He set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal that he built … » Read the Rest…