Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Romans 12:16 Look down at others. Snooty. Snobbish. Sometimes you give them the benefit of your pity and your patronage. The poor people, you think, let them have some crumbs of comfort from my table. The poor, pathetic creatures. Let’s feel sorry for them from the […]Read More The Marks 12: Don’t Be Haughty, Be With The Lowly
They mocked him for what he couldn’t do. He didn’t pass as well as a lot of the players. He didn’t sprint as fast as the other players. His headers were not as strong as the other players. He wasn’t as skilful as a lot of the other players. He didn’t have flair like some […]Read More But There Is One Thing …
“Why did you do that?” “I just needed to get that off my chest. They needed to know how I felt.” “But what has that done for you?” “Well, they know how I feel now, there’s no doubt about that.” “Yeah, there’s no doubt about that, for sure. But what do you think that’s done?” […]Read More What Do You Hope To Achieve?
For you are a royal priesthood and a holy nation, they read. You are His workmanship created for good works in Christ, they read. They will know you are Christ’s disciples by the love you have for each other, they read. They read it and said a hearty amen. It’s just that there were some […]Read More Dryden Shorts: Animal Farm or Church?
There are glimpses of it in various expressions of life. How an organisation works well. How a team succeeds together. How those singers sing different notes that blend together so well. Even how a family comes together to arrange an important event. Those glimpses sees a recognition of the different people combining their differences to […]Read More The Marks 11: Live in Harmony
It was a passing comment made by a good friend of mine. It’s worth sharing the context before getting to the heart of the matter. They have it all planned out. They spent ages matching different scriptures and seeing the meaning behind those numbers and these numbers, and with that in hand were able to […]Read More Waiting For Thanos
Stories are powerful. A compelling story sees you recognise that you have been rescued to be ruled in righteousness and experience the regeneration required to live this new life. You come across others in need of the rescuing, the righteous rule and the regeneration. You get to interact with them as well as join with […]Read More Dryden Shorts: A Compelling Story
“You wouldn’t know. You haven’t gone through what I’ve gone through.” When that’s said, it’s usually shutting the door on a conversation and probably a relationship. Empathy is a powerful tool to be able to employ. If you know what it’s like, because you’ve been through the same thing or something very similar, it’s a […]Read More The Marks 10: Rejoice and Weep Alongside
Consider the scenario: “Where did you put it?” “I don’t remember where I put it, I think I left it on the table.” “It’s not there now though, is it?” “No it’s not there, can you help me look for it?” “Sure.” … “Well have you found it?” “No.” “Are you sure?” “Yeah.” “Where did […]Read More It’s There Somewhere
It is one thing to be dedicated. It is a beautiful thing as well. To realise that you have been set apart for a particular cause and commit yourself to it with the resources available to assist you in that cause. It is a big deal as well. It’s a marker for you. Where others […]Read More Rededicate