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by Steve Popoola on
In the first part of this topic, we learned about Jesus being the good shepherd. He made this statement himself in John 10:11 and went on to explain the difference between the good shepherd and a hired hand. I wrote about how I memorised Psalms 23 as a child but did not really understand it until I gave my life to Christ.We continue to journey through Psalms 23 as we take on the second part of verse 3. “He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake”. The world we live in is full of dangerous paths into which many have fallen with grave consequences. The people who fall into these deadly traps are not necessarily gullible or unwise, but even those who are wise can inadvertently get caught up in a lie that can lead them into risky and slippery terrains.
by Steve Popoola on
I recently read an account in the scriptures which got me thinking about following sound advice.When Rehoboam the son of Solomon was installed King of Israel, the leaders of Israel sought his audience on a matter of utmost importance. Solomon had laid a heavy burden of taxation and labour on the people and they were hoping for a relief now that his son had been installed as king. In 1 Kings 12: 3-4, the leaders told Rehoboam the king, “Your father was a hard master. Lighten the harsh labor demands and heavy taxes that your father imposed on us. Then we will be your loyal subjects." Rehoboam decided to give the matter some thought and told the people to come back after three days for his decision. The king summoned the elders who had bee...
by Steve Popoola on
As Christians we are called into a forward motion. No matter what we achieve in our spiritual walk, there is always more. As we progress in our journey however, there is a temptation for us to stall, backtrack or focus on things that blur the purpose for which God has called us.Paul was someone whose focus was on accomplishing excellence in all his undertakings. He took pride in his Jewish birth as well achievement of excellence in his training as a scribe and Pharisee. Paul was raised according to Hebrew customs.He was a Pharisee. Pharisees were the most religiously conservative group of Jews in his time and they were known for strict adherence to Jewish law and customs. They were particularly noted in the Gospels for their devotion to traditions of...
Steve Popoola
Steve Popoola is the editor of Biblepraise Newsletter and the founder of the Biblepraise Fellowship Online. He lives in Kent, United Kingdom, where he works as an IT Professional. He serves currently as a Worship Leader in his local church and on occasion, speaks at invited events.