God is greater!

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Monday, May 20, 2019


Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. Psalm 147:5 ESV Every now and then, believers have to be reminded about the greatness of God. The cares of this world can cause us to undermine the greatness of God. When the sickness is terminal or the divorce is final, or the family is dysfunctional, or the addiction is continual, or the heartbreak is overwhelmi ..

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A Time to work

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Friday, May 17, 2019


As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work. John 9:4 At 91 years old, and with a multiplicity of physical limitations, my dad does not do much these days. His day consists of watching TV, eating, and talking with other residents in his nursing home. No one expects him to do any work. He does not get to go to church services. This is h ..

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Sadness of the heart

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, May 16, 2019


In the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was brought for him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had not been sad in his presence before, so the king asked me, “Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill? This can be nothing but sadness of heart.” I was very much afraid, but I said to the king, “May the king live forever! Why shou ..

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Living the abundant Life

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Tuesday, May 14, 2019


The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 ESV According to the United Nations, there are 195 countries in the world. Most people will only see a few of these countries. We are too busy trying to survive to enjoy the abundant life the creator gifted us. Some of us spend more time dreaming about living the abundant lif ..

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Our Mona Lisa

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Monday, May 13, 2019


But as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all earnestness, and in our love for you—see that you excel in this act of grace also. 2 Corinthians 8:7 ESV According to Wikipedia, The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci that has been described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written  ..

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The Relationship Tree

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, May 09, 2019


A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17 The Bible Institute at my church started the 40 Days of Love Campaign this past Sunday. Lesson 1 of that campaign focuses on relationship. During our Bible study last night, the group talked about the difficulty of having a relationship with people they deem to be toxic. Many of them spoke about the steps they&r ..

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Do not caller ID God

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Tuesday, May 07, 2019


who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began… 1 Timothy 1:9 We are all God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do (Ephesians 2:10). Most people do not know what those good works are, and how to do th ..

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All things come from thee oh Lord

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Monday, May 06, 2019


Everything comes from the Lord. All things were made because of him and will return to him. Praise the Lord forever! Amen. Romans 11:30 (CEV) CNN has reported that at least 41 people on board a Russian passenger jet were killed, including two children. The plane busted into flames on impact after it crash-landed at a Moscow airport. One of the survivors of the crash said that his life was sa ..

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The Spirituality of Food!

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Friday, May 03, 2019


While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take and eat; this is my body." Matthew 26:26 Food or nourishment is the most prominent topic throughout the Bible. Food is used as a sacrificial offering. In the book of Genesis, the devil uses food to lead Adam and Eve astray. In the New Testament, the disciples use fo ..

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The Jesus in us!

Posted By: Dieuner Joseph | Thursday, May 02, 2019


Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians 5:1-2 (ESV) During Bible study last night, we were discussing the appearance of Jesus to the two disciples on the Road to Emmaus. The class shared many theories as to why the two disciples did not recognize Jesus. In fact, th ..

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