Promises of God and our Reactions

Genesis 15:5, 5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” In the Bible, in both Old Testament and the New Testament we read a lot about the promises of God. The word of GodContinue reading “Promises of God and our Reactions”

Walking in the wrong direction can lead one to problems

2 Kings 5, In this chapter we read about Naman, who was a commander in the army of King Aram. Even though he was brave and valiant, Naman had leprosy. During one of his raids, Aram had taken captive a young girl from Israel, and she served Naaman’s wife. The young girl said to herContinue reading “Walking in the wrong direction can lead one to problems”

The Lord blesses those who obey Him

When did disobedience first take place? Right after Creation. Adam and Eve had full liberty and freedom in the garden of Eden. They were allowed to eat fruit from any tree except the Tree of Knowledge that stood in the middle of the garden. Satan worked his cunning way and created doubt against the FatherContinue reading “The Lord blesses those who obey Him”

Praise the Lord, Do not insult the Lord

1.David praises the Lord: 2 Samuel 6:2, 2 He and all his men went to Baalah in Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the Name, the name of the Lord Almighty, who is enthroned between the cherubim on the ark. The ark of the covenant was being carried on a new cart. 6 When they cameContinue reading “Praise the Lord, Do not insult the Lord”

An old man and An old woman

In the gospel of Luke chapter 2, we can read about two old people, an old man and an old woman. Simeon, the old man and Anna, the old woman. Have you ever paused to think what makes them special that they have their names in the Bible?? 1.They were waiting for the Messiah/Savior: SimeonContinue reading “An old man and An old woman”

Remember your Creator in the days of your youth

Ecclesiastes 12:1,Remember your Creator    in the days of your youth,before the days of trouble come    and the years approach when you will say,    “I find no pleasure in them”— Youth is the time when one undergoes a lot of inner turmoil/struggles and also a time of experimentation. Students after completing education in school go to college into an atmosphere whereContinue reading “Remember your Creator in the days of your youth”

Lack of faith is a hurdle to blessings

Mark 9:14, In this passage we read that the disciples were unable to drive out demon from a boy who was possessed. Jesus rebukes them saying that they were unable to do so due to their lack of belief. Mark 4:19,19 “You unbelieving generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you? How long shall I putContinue reading “Lack of faith is a hurdle to blessings”

God’s Grace and Good News

Grace in theology means, “the love and mercy given to us by God because God desires us to have it, not necessarily because of anything we have done to earn it”.(Source: Wikipedia) I remember a short story by Rev. Chakunni. It was titled, The “Saviour in Chains”. Two Christ believers were talking among themselves atContinue reading “God’s Grace and Good News”

Should we do evil to those who do evil with us???

Romans 12:17-21, 17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. 18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. 19 Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge;Continue reading “Should we do evil to those who do evil with us???”

Be careful, that day will close on you suddenly like a trap

Luke 21:34, 34 “Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap. Our Lord Jesus Christ was prophesying about the events that will happen before His second coming when taking these lines. When we see a fig tree sprout,Continue reading “Be careful, that day will close on you suddenly like a trap”