Parish Minister’s Desk

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Rev. Edward Karanja – Parish Minister

Thanksgiving Sunday – 7th April, 2019

1st Thes.  5:18

In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

Alan Perkins says, “A thankful spirit is one of the key distinguishing marks

of a Christian.  It sets us […]

Joy that Overflows (Continuation): 17th March, 2019

Rejoice over small blessing

Joy is not unrealistic of life but its Gods intended way of life.
If we pursue joy, it has the power to almost instantly transform our lives.
Joy is a free gift available to […]

Joy that Overflows: Isaiah 9:3 – 10th March, 2019

Joy is a lasting inward experience that isn’t affected by the storms of life, while happiness is a momentary feeling that we may experience in good times.

Joy is superior to happiness. Nevertheless, God expects us […]

Love that Never Fails – 24th February, 2019

THEME: “LOVE THAT NEVER FAILS” JOHN 12: 34-35

GOD DESCRIPTION OF LOVE

Let’s look at how the Bible describes love, and then we will see a few ways in which God is the essence of love. Love […]

Love – 3rd February, 2019

The English word LOVE has a very broad meaning, but the Greek language was very precise. The love which the Holy Spirit manifests in believers is AGAPE. This love is not a feeling, but a […]

James 5:7 – 27th January, 2019

James 5;7
Be patient then brothers until the lord’s coming, see how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and springs rains.

Have you […]

Patience that Endures – 20th January, 2019

Patience is, as they say a virtue. It takes a lot of effort to develop patience.

But what is patience,
Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines patience as the suffering of afflictions, pain, toil, calamity, provocation or other evil, […]

Endurance – 13th January, 2019

Galatians 6:9
“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart”.
When things are challenging or trying, the temptation is always there to give […]

ISAIAH 55:8-9 – 9th December, 2018

ISAIAH 55:8-9

MY THOUGHT ARE NOT YOUR THOUGHTS, NOR ARE YOUR WAYS MY WAYS,SAY THE LORD. FOR AS THE HEAVENS ARE HIGHER THAN THE EARTH, SO ARE MY WAYS HIGHER THAN YOUR WAYS AND MY […]

Emmanuel – 2nd December, 2018

Proverbs 18:24
There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.

How many lonely people are there today? God did not create man to live in miserable inner loneliness. In that first Eden, God Himself […]

Live in Peace – 25th November, 2018

ROMANS 12:18
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

There is a tremendous strength that comes to you when you choose to live in peace. That’s why the […]

Benefits of being cleansed vessel of honor – 4th November, 2018

i) Available and ready for masters use (2 Timothy 2:21)

ii) Restored to holy service (working for the Lord).
iii) Regain authority and acceptance into the service (Zachariah 3:7)
iv) Stand out as a symbols of the return […]

His name is Jehovah Jireh. – 21st October, 2018

Exodus 23:25 – JEHOVAH JIREH

And ye shall serve the LORD your GOD, and he shall bless thy bread and thy water, and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.

It is expected of […]

Jehovah Jireh – 14th October, 2018

JEHOVA JIREH

Jehovah Jireh means the lord who provides. It was the name given by Abraham at the scene of offering up the ram that was caught in the thicket on mount Moriah. The expression used […]

Jehovah Jiire: How to Encourage Those Who Minister – 7th October, 2018

Theme: Jehovah Jiire

How To Encourage Those Who Minister
God has placed a person in your life whose job is to train you in righteousness and speak the truth, even when you do not want to hear […]

Jehova El Olam. No Condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus – 23rd September, 2018

1ST READING – ROMANS 8:1-3
2ND READING – EPHESIANS 2:8-10

No Condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus

The following are several keys to helping us overcome condemnation/false guilt or the kind that limits us from […]

Who Himself Bore Our Sin in His Own Body on The Tree, that We Having Died to Sins Might Live for Righteousness – 26th August, 2018

1 PETER 2:24

Brothers and sisters in the Lord, according to the scripture, we cannot call ourselves righteous without Christ. We do not have our own righteousness. It is by the death of Christ we are […]

Jehovah Shammah Knows Our Inside Being – 29th July, 2018

1 SAMUEL 16:7b

THE LORD DOES NOT LOOK AT THE THINGS MAN LOOKS.  MAN LOOKS AT THE OUTWARD APPEARANCE,  BUT THE LORD LOOK AT THE HEART.

Brothers and sisters in the Lord, you will agree with me […]