A word to the parents

1 Samuel 1 speaks about two priests. One is Eli and the other is Elkanah. Elkanah had two wives, Peninah and Hannah. Hannah did not have any children. She was blessed with a son by the Lord when He heard her weeping bitterly in the worship place at Shiloh. She named him Samuel because sheContinue reading “A word to the parents”

Meaning of the Cross

Be it Christians or non Christians, what is the meaning of the cross? Is it an accessory to be worn as fashion statement? Or is it a term of joke and humor? Youth now casually comment, ” Oh God! This is my cross.” He/ She is a cross. Anyone crossing on the temper is labelledContinue reading “Meaning of the Cross”

Jesus Christ: Son of God, Son Of Man

All the Gospels in the Bible desire and want us to believe that Jesus Christ is the Son Of God. How? Why? Let’s see: 1. Authority/ control over diseases: In all the four gospels we can read about Jesus curing people with several diseases (Matthew 8: 2-4, 2 A man with leprosy came and knelt beforeContinue reading “Jesus Christ: Son of God, Son Of Man”

Where does your hope lie??On earth or the Heavenly abode??

Scripture Passage: 1 Peter 1: 13-14: 13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. Think: Where does your hope lie?Is it more important toContinue reading “Where does your hope lie??On earth or the Heavenly abode??”

Repentance

Scripture passage: Psalms 51: 10, 10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Everyone remembers the history behind the verses. King David desires Bathsheba ( 2 Samuel 11: 1-3). There was no sin in David looking at the woman. But Satan enters him and he asks his messengers toContinue reading “Repentance”

Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem

A week before His crucifixion, Jesus went to Jerusalem. Days before His crucifixion Jesus makes a triumphal entry into Jerusalem upon a colt of donkey. As Jesus and His disciples approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany, He sent two disciples and asked to bring Him a colt tied there( Matthew 11: 1-12). JesusContinue reading “Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem”

Compassionate Shepherd

Scripture passage: Mark 6: 34, 34 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. A huge crowd assembled whenever the news of Jesus’ presence was heard. When we read this passage we understand that the crowd didContinue reading “Compassionate Shepherd”

Do you want to be healed??

Scripture passage: John 5: 1-9, 6 When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” This question is posed by Jesus towards each and everyone of us. Do you want me to heal your wounds, wipe your sorrowsContinue reading “Do you want to be healed??”

Jesus lost to the two Mary

According to Jewish law when a boy attains the age of twelve, he should have learnt the laws and rules of the religion. When the boy turns 13, he should abide by the laws and perform all rituals obediently. For this, the parents prepare their children. Our Saviour also took part in the rituals andContinue reading “Jesus lost to the two Mary”

What is True Love??

We understand the true value and meaning of love in our lives by the unconditional love we get from our parents, since our birth. True love is what exists between a mother and child. Even when a newborn is unable to recognize faces, he/she recognizes their mother by her touch and smell. With years passing,Continue reading “What is True Love??”