Category Archives: Provoke

Watch Out!

Acts 5:3&5 “Then Peter said, ‘Ananias, why have you let Satan fill your heart? You lied to the Holy Spirit, and you kept some of the money for yourself.’ As soon as Ananias heard these words, he fell to the floor and died. Everyone who heard about it was terrified.”

In our day, social media will literally explode with this sort of news. Imagine the headline: Pastor snuffs out member’s life for incomplete giving! Or this; Sow correct seed or fall down and die! Bad press! Peter was not in an easy place and I do not envy Peter at all. Read the rest of this entry

Will You?

1 Chron.4:10He was the one who prayed to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and expand my territory! Please be with me in all that I do, and keep me from all trouble and pain!” And God granted him his request”

Jabez was born dis-advantaged. But Jabez asked and God turned his story around. Will you ask? By God’s grace alone and honestly, for as long as I can remember, there is nothing anybody has that I am jealous of. Nothing! And it is because I discovered God’s heart about asking. He will not withhold anything good from them that love Him. Read the rest of this entry

Provoking Favour

Rom.9:15-16 For God said to Moses, “I will show mercy to anyone I choose, and I will show compassion to anyone I choose.” So it is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it nor work for it” [emphasis added].


Excellence glorifies God and inspires people. In your office, ensure that you are the most skillful because that is your greatest witness as a Christian. Let people say concerning you, “He or she is the most skillful person here.” In business, let your customers say, that organization is the most skillful organization we have encountered. Get an education. It is reckless to think you can replace getting Read the rest of this entry