WEEK 7: Remain Teachable (Part 2)

16th July 2018 . by incontext_adm

“Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.” (Romans 12:16, NKJV)   The New International Version translates the last part of Romans 12:16 as “Do not be conceited” while the New Living Translation says,…

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WEEK 6: Remain Teachable (Part 1)

9th July 2018 . by incontext_adm

“But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought…

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WEEK 5: God’s Will and Timing

2nd July 2018 . by incontext_adm

“After the king was settled in his palace and the Lord had given him rest from all his enemies around him, he said to Nathan the prophet, ‘Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent.’ Nathan replied to the king, ‘Whatever you have in mind,…

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WEEK 4: Give Thanks

25th June 2018 . by incontext_adm

“As He was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met Him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, ‘Jesus, Master, have pity on us!’ When He saw them, He said, ‘Go, show yourselves to the priests.’ And as they went, they were cleansed. One of them, when…

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WEEK 3: Celebrate!

18th June 2018 . by incontext_adm

“Then Jesus told them this parable: ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he…

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WEEK 2: People take priority

9th June 2018 . by incontext_adm

“John’s disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus. When Jesus heard what had happened, He withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed Him on foot from the towns. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, He had compassion on…

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WEEK 1: Everyone deserves justice

1st June 2018 . by incontext_adm

“If I have denied justice to any of my servants, whether male or female, when they had a grievance against me, what will I do when God confronts me? What will I answer when called to account? Did not He who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same one form us…

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WEEK 10: “When It Has All Been Said and Done”

27th May 2018 . by incontext_adm

“The blameless spend their days under the Lord’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever.” (Psalm 37:18, NIV) Have you ever thought about the legacy that you will leave behind? “Isn’t this a bit of a morbid subject to ponder upon?” you may ask. Talking about death and legacy is probably one of the most…

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WEEK 9: Where Do I Run To?

17th May 2018 . by incontext_adm

“May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.” (Psalm 19:14, NIV)  Thomas Jefferson coined the phrase “All men are created equal”, but what he did not tell us is that not every working day of our lives will be equally enjoyable….

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WEEK 8: Trouble with the Neighbours

13th May 2018 . by incontext_adm

“His neighbours and those who had formerly seen him begging asked, ‘Isn’t this the same man who used to sit and beg?’” (John 9:8, NIV) The year had scarcely taken off when my neighbour came over and in no uncertain terms expressed his disgust with the manner in which we, according to him, “entertained beggars”…

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