The Christian Perspective on Tithing – Part 1

I am not sure what is trending in your part of the world, but in mine, it has been a war of tithes! Accusations and counter accusations have been thrown around; various kinds of hashtags have been born – #TitherTillDeath #TitheIsAScam – various articles written, all to talk about that […]

DID GOD HARDEN PHARAOH’S HEART FOR HIS OWN GLORY?

“For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth (Rom 9:17)” Someone once used this verse to presuppose that God can harden someone’s heart against […]

Effectual & Fervent Prayers: Understanding how to pray correctly and effectively part 1

effectual fervent prayers

Everyone, absolutely everyone prays! Even the most hardened atheist offer occasional prayers. The importance of prayer cannot be overemphasized.  Someone, referring to the potency of prayer, once said “prayer is the slender nerve that moves omnipotence; it is firing the winning shot”. Even though we all pray, it is not every prayer […]

Is God really unjust in His choices? Romans 9:8-19

In the introductory article, I had explained what exactly the problem was. Now, we take a look at the first analogy Paul made to address the problem. To understand these texts, we have to put ourselves into their customs, their beliefs and what was going on in their hearts when […]

Is it right to Pray for your enemies to die?

In this day and age of fast food and instant gratification, many believers have become lazy in the place of prayer. We seem to favor pre-packaged prayer points to groaning from our hearts. Just go to a prayer meeting and see how prayers are made and offered. The prayer leader […]