The significance and the power of the cross - mrs. pst leah gitahi

1 Peter 2:24-25 talks of how Jesus Christ bore our sins so that we can live in righteousness.  Col 1:19-20 echoes how God the Father was pleased to have His fullness dwell in Christ, and by so doing, reconciled Man to Him, through the cross.  The cross is the heart of our faith.  Without it, there is no faith.  G...

Posted on: 19 Apr 2022 in Uncategorized

Lack of faith hinders prayers

Heb 11:6 'And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.'  When we pray we must believe and not doubt.  The one who prays and doubts is like a wave of the sea blown and tossed by the wind, according to James 1:6.  There...

Posted on: 15 Mar 2022 in Uncategorized

Angels are ministering spirits to believers

God speaks through the ministry of angels, rather known as Angelic visitation. Every believer has two angels assigned to them; Ministering angel and Guardian angel.  The Ministering angel records everything a believer does and presents the records to God. From Job1:6, we learn that angels appear before God.  Th...

Posted on: 07 Mar 2022 in Uncategorized

The inner man

The inner man, or the spirit man, is what the real human being is all about.  The outer visible man, is just a short-term body that houses the spirit man.  Eventually, the body wastes away and dies. The spirit man lives on.  This is why on the cross, Jesus told the disciple that was saved, that he would be with Him in paradise later on tha...

Posted on: 04 Mar 2022 in Uncategorized

Idols hinder prayers

Judges 10:14 “Go and cry out to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in your time of distress.”  An idol is anything that takes the place of God in your life. Idolizing something is allowing that thing to become more important, to you, than God. In 1 John 5:21, John is telling us to keep ourselves from idols.  In Eze...

Posted on: 28 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

Seven symbolic ways in which jesus shed his precious blood

Jesus came to this world willingly, as an atonement for our sins. The culmination of this plan was when He shed His spotless blood in seven symbolic ways.    Seven, appears many times in the scriptures.  It stands for completeness. Everytime Jesus was bruised or hurt, His precious blood flowed to set mankind free.  The cr...

Posted on: 28 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

Optimism is hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something. When one is optimistic, they are hopeful and confident about the future.  The opposite of optimism is pessimism.   Being pessimistic is giving up hope easily. A pessimist sees the negative side of things.  A pess...

Posted on: 23 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

What hinders effective praying

We looked at sin as one of the biggest hinderances to effective praying last time. We pick up from there, with the other hinderances.    Praying/ Asking Amiss  God does not hear prayers where you pray against people's well-being.  Some believers even fast so that others can fail, or not achieve, whatever they are set out to. ...

Posted on: 15 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

Evil report carriers

An evil report is an unwanted or false report. It is a negative description about something. A bad report is when you exalt problems above God's promises.  In Numbers 13 from verse 17, Moses sends a group of men to spy on the land that God had given to Israel as their inheritance. After spying the land for 40 days, the men brought a report so bad, that the...

Posted on: 10 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

Effects of sexual immorality

We previously looked at the different immoral sexual acts. Why are they dangerous? What are their consequences?  Your private life should be honourable. Your private life speaks volumes about your character and determines whether you're a candidate of hell or heaven.  Nobody practices abominable acts such as masturbation in public. They are done in private.

Posted on: 03 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

The stronghold of sexual impurity

The devil knows that God detests sexual immorality. Sexual impurity is a perfect missile to a people that lack knowledge of it's serious implications.  Sexual Impurity takes many forms. The only time sex is allowed in the scriptures is in the confines of marriage, or rather between a husband and a wife. Sexual sins will only kill your destiny. Infact, great destinies have been...

Posted on: 02 Feb 2022 in Uncategorized

Sin is a dangerous hinderance to effective praying

'Let my prayer be set before You as incense, The lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.'  Ps 141:2  According to Rev 5:8, the four living creatures fall before God to worship, holding golden bowls of incense, which are the prayers of saints.  Rev 8:3-5 echoes that the prayers of the saints on earth a...

Posted on: 26 Jan 2022 in Uncategorized

Fear is a spirit

There is a way to overcome fear. That way is by not allowing any room for it. This is because God assures us that He is always with us.  This is according to the following scriptures.  Isaiah 41:10 (a) "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you."  Matt 10:29-31 echoes that...

Posted on: 24 Jan 2022 in Uncategorized

Why fast?

  Matt 6:16 “ When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full." In the above passage, Jesus addresses the issue on fasting.  What is striking is that He says 'when' you fast not 'if

Posted on: 24 Jan 2022 in Uncategorized

Follow faith

In 1 Tim 6:11 and 2 Tim 2:22, Paul urges his son in faith, Timothy, to follow/seek after several virtues among them faith.  Faith can be broadly classified into three:   1. Common Faith  Faith is a built in part of all humans. Believers and non-believers alike, we all believe.  We express common faith even outsid...

Posted on: 06 Jan 2022 in Uncategorized