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Job 1:21

Job 1:21

Job 1:21 – Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised. In this article, we will examine this verse from 2 angles – what are we and what is God; and build up an argument of how we can be like Job in our sufferings. Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 2:21

Ecclesiastes 2:21

Ecclesiastes 2:21 – For a man may do his work with wisdom, knowledge and skill, and then he must leave all he owns to someone who has not worked for it. This too is meaningless and a great misfortune. In this study we will examine Solomon’s claim while looking at the legacy that he left behind. Continue reading

Philippians 1:23

Philippians 1:23

Philippians 1:23 – I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far; In this study, we will focus on the first of Paul’s heart – on death – and ponder about Paul’s declaration that death is a situation that is better by far. Continue reading

Ephesians 4:27

Ephesians 4:27

Ephesians 4:27 – and do not give the devil a foothold. In this study, we will look at the what are some of the common footholds that the devil has over us and what we can do about them. Continue reading

1 Samuel 30:6

1 Samuel 30:6

1 Samuel 30:6 – David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the Lord his God. In this study we will examine the King as a case study of how God is a never-depleting source of strength for us – in good times and in bad. Continue reading

Matthew 16:26

Matthew 16:26

Matthew 16:26 – What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? In this study, we will examine these questions in relation to our personal ambitions and career paths. Continue reading

1 John 2:6

1 John 2:6

1 John 2:6 – Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. In this study we will examine how important it is that we walk our talk and how we can begin through the smallest things in life. Continue reading

Psalm 63:3

Psalm 63:3

Psalm 63:3 – Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. In this study, we will examine how God’s love is so great that it far outweighs our troubles and sorrows and enables us to praise God no matter our circumstances. Continue reading

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Ecclesiastes 3:11 – He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. In this study we will once again reflect on the concept of eternity and how we as humans find it difficult to reconcile our concept of time to God’s concept of eternity. Continue reading

1 Timothy 2:6

1 Timothy 2:6

1 Timothy 2:6 – who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time. In this study we will examine the term ‘ransom’ and how the gospel of Christ has been testified. Continue reading

1 Kings 19:4

1 Kings 19:4

1 Kings 19:4 – while he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness. He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.” Elijah the prophet once prayed for God to let him die. In this study, we will look specifically into why God did not take his life away. Continue reading