Today’s Fragrance : The Helmet of Salvation

“Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God…”Ephesians 6:17 It’s incredible to think that the absence or presence of a helmet can make so much of a difference that a motor accident can prove fatal without one while being run over by a car can be…

Today’s Fragrance : The Shield of Faith

“In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one”. Ephesians 6:16  To stand firm against the enemy’s attacks, take up the shield of faith… By God’s grace today also we’re tackling a piece of the armor of God which is…

The Baggage

Hello, welcome to shades of Life, a segment on The Gospel Paps that focuses on the different flavors life brings from time to time in our development process . Stick around and enjoy great reads… Now don’t you think that the heart is like a ship sailing to a destination? It’s final destination should be…

Today’s Fragrance : Footing For The Battle

… And with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. (Ephesians 6:15) Do you remember that time you used your bare foot on the basketball court, or the football field? How was the experience? And your performance as compared to those in the right footing? Well, Today’s message is…

Today’s Fragrance : The Breastplate of Righteousness

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place.“Ephesians 6:14  Today, we would continue with the second piece of the armour of God which is the breastplate of righteousness. This piece viewed as a part of a soldiers armour typically covers his vital organs, the…

TODAY’S FRAGRANCE : THE BELT OF TRUTH

“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist…“Ephesians 6:13-14a Today we are dealing with a piece of the full…

The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born

Yaaay! It’s Tuesday and I love Tuesdays. See me in chambers for the reason(wink). I trust you are doing well? We must remember to be grateful to God for everything and most importantly for the gift of life. Let’s get down on Reflections, shall we? I understand that sometimes our plans do not go the…

THE PEOPLE GOD WILL NOT REJECT

“These are the ones I look on with favor: those who are humble and CONTRITE IN SPIRIT, and who tremble at my word.”Isaiah 66:2b Today’s Fragrance: Today brings us another exciting counsel from the Word; the humility in being contrite in Spirit.  The Word contrite can be understood simply as to be thoroughly bruised or…

TODAY’S FRAGRANCE : HIS ROD AND STAFF COMFORTS

In life, one way or the other, there will be dark moments, there will be pain and sorrow, it’s Inevitable and we must brace ourselves up for times such as these.One interesting thing is that, when bad things starts coming your way, they come in series, and just when you think you’ve had enough there…

TODAY’S FRAGRANCE : HE CARES TOO MUCH

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book”. Psalm 56:8 The day I discovered this scripture my life changed the more!           For David to write this at a time when he was practically running…

I AM YOUR STRONGHOLD

TODAY’S FRAGRANCE  “Give me your hand,” says a father to his young daughter as they get ready to cross a busy street. With her father’s strong right hand wrapped around her tiny fingers, the girl feels safe, unafraid.  As human as we are, we easily get distracted by things happening around us. When the unexpected…

THOUGHTFUL TUESDAY : GOD’S PROMISES

Hi there it’s been a while I shared a quote on here, so today I come your way with a power one! “God’s promises are like the stars, The darker the night the brighter they shine”. To most people darkness has everything to do with evil and unworthy things, well that’s true but Darkness can also…