Counting the cost

The justice system of God

I tend to desire every outcome in my life to be fair. I know we all want to be treated justly, but people with my proclivity get offended whenever any injustice, perceived or actual, is committed against us. We hate being cheated, irrespective of the intentions of the other party. For instance, if I go …

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Are you a faithful messenger?

Picture the scene: Galilee is buzzing; Jesus had just miraculously fed over 5000 people with five barley loaves and two fish. Unsurprisingly, the next day, many people go looking for Jesus again. Upon finding Him, He points out to the crowd that they are seeking Him because they ate their fill the previous day [John …

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Tough times don’t last, faithful people, do

I once heard a preacher say, his troubles increased when he became a Christian. Some may recoil at that because there are people out there who have presented Christianity as a problem-free life. This is neither reality nor biblical. Jesus warned His followers that they will have trouble and suffering [John 16:33] and in the …

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