Pray without giving up

Luke 18:1-8,Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice againstContinue reading “Pray without giving up”

My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Psalms 121:1-2, 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?2 My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. Everyone on earth seeks helps from some or the other in times of need. The great leader like Moses who led the people of Israel from Egypt too sought Yahweh for everythingContinue reading “My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”

May Your Faith Rescue You

Hebrews 11:1, Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Many a times without grasping the depth of these words people often remark,” May your faith rescue you“. Even those who know the origin of these words use them carelessly like the others who have no knowledgeContinue reading “May Your Faith Rescue You”

The Unknown Co-traveler

Let me share a story with you by Chakunni Achan. During war times, a chaplain who was appointed with an army asked a gravely injured solider ,” Shall I read out some Bible verses to you.” Writhing in unbearable pain the young soldier said the chaplain, ” My throat is dry. Can you give meContinue reading “The Unknown Co-traveler”

Why do you look for the living among the dead?

Scripture Passage Luke 24:5-6, 5 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? 6 He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: The foundation/base ofContinue reading “Why do you look for the living among the dead?”

My Favorite Book

Bible, the only book written after receiving inspiration from the Holy Spirit. This book introduces us to the Lord as the one who calls us by our names, whose eyes keep searching for us, the one who cries with us and wipes our tears and the Lord who loves His children so much that HeContinue reading “My Favorite Book”

Open your home to the Lord, He will glorify your home

Luke 10:38, 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. The gospel of Luke does not mention about illness or death of Lazarus. In John 11:5, 5 Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. We read Jesus loved themContinue reading “Open your home to the Lord, He will glorify your home”

Those who believe in God are filled with joy

Acts 16:34, 34 The jailer brought them into his house and set a meal before them; he was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household. The background to this verse is that there was female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. With this spirit sheContinue reading “Those who believe in God are filled with joy”

To please the public do injustice!!!

Mark 15:15, 15 Wanting to satisfy the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them. He had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified. Pontius Pilate released Barabbas instead of Jesus to satisfy the public. He then handed over Jesus to be flogged and crucified. Here we see that creation is putting the creator to trial. TheContinue reading “To please the public do injustice!!!”

True Faith

Hebrews 10:22, 22 let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water. When Jesus reached the lands of Tyre and Sidon, He was approached by a Canaanite woman.In Matthew 15 weContinue reading “True Faith”