Children of the Mind

I stumbled upon this old book ‘Children of the Mind’, written by Orson Scott Card. It is a science fiction novel. What made it the more interesting are the provoking quotations at the beginning of each chapter, attributed to the ‘The God Whispers of Han Qing-Jao’. I will share thoseRead More →

tithes

Deuteronomy 14:22 instructs the Israelites to be sure to set aside a tenth of all their grain, new wine and olive oil, and the firstborn of their herds and flocks as tithe. Malachi 3:10 says: “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my houseRead More →

heavenly mansion

The thing is, we don’t really know what it will be like in heaven. Heaven as a place is far beyond our ability to imagine.   When Jesus talks about it, he puts it into human terms to help us understand. “In my Father’s house are many mansions,” he said.Read More →

abraham-friend-of-god

  “Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great;Read More →

Boko-haram-insurgent

We read in the Bible, in the Book of Daniel Chapter 3, the account of the three Hebrew young men who refused to bow to the idol of a pagan king. They will rather be thrown into a fiery furnace of fire than worship the idol image of King Nebuchadnezzar.Read More →

Though Abu Bakir eventually got his vengeance, it was at a great cost to him. He sought vengeance and dedicated his life to it. He could have lived a better life if he had accepted his fate from the onset and moved on. He could have married another woman and be happy with her without suffering the loss of an eye, ear or being wrongly imprisoned.Read More →