Feeding from the Master’s crumbs

Jesus turns aside to rest awhile in the region of Tyre and Sidon. However, this was just the needed opportunity for a Syro-Phoenician woman living there. Syro Phoenicia is present day Syria, and they were initially called "Canaanites". It is recorded that Jesus did not answer immediately. Then when the woman got on the nerves … Continue reading Feeding from the Master’s crumbs

Living with Expectation

Hi, my dear friends. People create an unconscious expectation about themselves, situations, and people. An expectation is a strong belief that something will happen or be the case; something that's sure to come to pass. Many of us have no idea that our created expectations are behind our decisions and emotional responses. Though these are … Continue reading Living with Expectation

Motherhood, a divine assignment

All throughout the history of God's activities from the beginning of creation, birth of certain individuals marked a divine cycle and involvement with the human race throughout all generations. From Abel, to Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Moses, right on to Jesus the Christ, we find that God uses procreation to execute His plans and purposes on … Continue reading Motherhood, a divine assignment

Endurance and self-control

The way in which Peter links one virtue with the other is very interesting. He speaks about egkrateian (Greek), self-control, self-governance accompanied by, emerging from gnosis, the "right" knowledge, not merely a byproduct of fear, or coercion, or out of submission to exerted authority. It is not about restraint, rather it is about self-discipline. In … Continue reading Endurance and self-control