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by Steve Popoola on
Every year, during the days leading to Christmas, we see the same scenario playing out itself. The shopping centres are full, the cities are bustling with traffic both human and vehicular. You wonder where such a mammoth crowd emerged from all of a sudden.'But it's Christmas!' you might exclaim, and I agree with you. My question however is, 'Whose Christmas?'I was reading the account of the birth of Jesus and something struck my mind.  Mary and Joseph had gone to Bethlehem to be counted in line with the decree of Ceaser Augustus. While there, she went into labour. Imagine for a moment, being in Joseph's shoes. He must have gone from inn to inn looking for accommodation and could not find any because they were all booked by others, who had al...
by Steve Popoola on
In the last couple of days, I have been meditating on Psalms chapter 23. It is probably the most popular chapter in the Bible and probably recited every single day around the world. This piece pf writing is credited to King David of Israel. It is a Psalm of assurance, confidence, comfort and hope in the Lord. It starts with with the Author proclaiming what God is to him. “The Lord is my Shephered”. One wonders why David chose to depict himself as a sheep being tended by the Shephered. Sheep are not the most intelligent of animals. I heard a speaker once say, “If you release most animals into the wild, they will most likely survive but if you leave sheep all on their own, they would most likely die within a short time”.Shepherd...
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.

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