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”

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”

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”

At the feet of the Cross

Matthew 27:56,56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee’s sons. John 19:25-27, 25 Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, “Woman, here isContinue reading “At the feet of the Cross”

Christian Living and Corrections

Since childhood if there is one thing that we do not like to accept or hear is correction. Be it from parents, siblings, friends, teachers, even small children do not like to be corrected. Many families have broken down due to this nature since even though we know that the correction is right we doContinue reading “Christian Living and Corrections”

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.”

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?”

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”

Whatever you do, do it in the name of the Lord

1.Do it in the name of Jesus: Colossians 3:17,17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In Luke 10:17,17 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.” Here too we seeContinue reading “Whatever you do, do it in the name of the Lord”