Do not let the light within you be darkness

Once a man who signaled the junction where a road and railway track met went to sleep while on duty. At night he woke up suddenly when he heard a train approaching. The sight he saw was heart wrenching. Just as the train was approaching closer, a jeep full of people was coming closer tooContinue reading “Do not let the light within you be darkness”

Righteous Joseph

The Bible does not provide us with much information about the foster father of Jesus, Joseph. the gospels of Mathew and Luke though do speak about the genealogy of Joseph. He was from the lineage of David is what we understand. Let us now observe two nature characteristics of Joseph that sets him apart. 1.TheContinue reading “Righteous Joseph”

Beware of your friends

Let me share a story. Once a man had a pet parrot that sang well. When the summer season came he took the pet parrot outside his house and hung its cage on a huge banyan tree that grew in front of the house. The man thought that fresh air and sunlight would rejuvenate theContinue reading “Beware of your friends”

What is the solution when you start doubting in faith?

In John 6 we read that John the Baptist was not afraid in speaking up to King Herod and telling him that its not right of him to marry Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife. John the Baptist was fully aware of the consequences of speaking up to the king. Yet John was not afraid orContinue reading “What is the solution when you start doubting in faith?”

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Proverbs 8:11, 11 For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. Proverbs 9:10,10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. Wisdom is something that has spread its wings from one corner of the earth toContinue reading “For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.”

Mary has chosen what is better

Luke 10:38-40, 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. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to himContinue reading “Mary has chosen what is better”

The Speaking Blood of Jesus

1. Jesus has rescued us: Just as parents rescue a child from the kidnappers by paying a ransom in return, Lord Jesus paid His life as ransom for our souls. When we read and ponder on the Bible there arises a strong desire within the person to come closer to the presence of God. Similarly,Continue reading “The Speaking Blood of Jesus”

Family: A Creation of GOD

Genesis 2:21-22, 21 So the Lord God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and then closed up the place with flesh. 22 Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The Father in heavenContinue reading “Family: A Creation of GOD”

The Devil draws close to us in times of happiness and suffering

The heavenly Father created the whole creation but He gave a soul only to humans. With respect to man, the mind soul and body are all inter connected to each other.Man today has found medications/ remedies to the ailments of the body and mind. But the wounds or ailments of the soul have no remedyContinue reading “The Devil draws close to us in times of happiness and suffering”

Parable of The marriage of the Wedding Banquet

Matthew 22:1-14, 22 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they refused to come. 4 “Then he sent some more servants and said, ‘Tell those whoContinue reading “Parable of The marriage of the Wedding Banquet”