There was a certain city, and in that city, there was severe drought.The people thirsted desperately for fresh water and, in their bid to keep from dying of thirst, began to invent other liquids. Like most man-made inventions, however, these addictive fluids didn’t fully satisfy. They only caused a temporary high which wore off afterContinue reading “The Parable Of The Well (Archives).”
The first time I heard this statement from a minister, I chuckled, like most people in the congregation. It was more than the statement itself; it was the way he said it – and the wicked grin on his face when he did:
“Where do you place your ‘BUT’?! Put your ‘BUT’ in the correct place!”
It was hilarious.
However, beyond the humour, that single placement will radically influence your walk with God.
Let me explain…
This topic has been bouncing around in my head – and I knew I had to write about it.
Years ago, I was between churches. I worked six days a week, so I needed one that, preferably, was close to the office. There were a few around, but one in particular had caught my attention…
Ask any Christian – and they’ll reel off the drill needed for spiritual victory: Pray. Read the Word. Meditate. Fast. Pray in the Spirit…and so on.
However, you can do all this – and still be a spiritual weakling.
Kenneth Copeland shared how his wife, Gloria, had been asking God to teach her how to fully and more powerfully operate in the spirit.
A few days ago, it suddenly struck me, “Deborah, it’s been a loooong time you’ve been depressed!”
Momentarily sad, unhappy or upset due to circumstantial happenings? Oh, sure.
But depressed? It’s been ages. Literally years.
This was a miracle because, many years ago, I used to be depressed. Really depressed..
A young lad was brought to stay with us. His English was really bad. He could barely hear or speak the language. When I spoke to him, I tried to speak slowly and in broken (Nigerian pidgin English) so he could understand me. I started, “Wetin be your…?” Immediately, my mum interrupted me sharply. “No.”Continue reading
One of my favourite games, for years, was Candy Crush. I liked it because it didn’t require intense brain-work – so I could concentrate on the messages I listened to while I played.
Like most games, it has boosters which make it easy for you to scale through a difficult level and move on quicker to the next one. Read More…
I once watched an episode where Chef Gordon Ramsay was invited by a restaurant owner to save his dying business.
This particular restaurant was not used to freshly-made foods. Most of their meals and ingredients were prepackaged, canned, microwavable, and processed…