John The Baptist, who prepares the way for Jesus

Luke 1:11-18,11 Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. 12 When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear. 13 But the angel said to him: “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you areContinue reading “John The Baptist, who prepares the way for Jesus”

The Lord gave sight to the Blind

Mark 10:51-52,51 “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” 52 “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. When Jesus approached Jericho with his disciples, a huge crowd followed Him. He healed a blind man there and gaveContinue reading “The Lord gave sight to the Blind”

Be faithful even during trials

Jeremiah 29:11, 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Young Joseph was the most loved among the children by Jacob. Due to this reason, his other ten brothers harbored hatred in their heart against him. WhenContinue reading “Be faithful even during trials”

Face challenges in the name of the Lord

1.Moses: The number of Israelites increased a lot. Egypt was filled with them. The pharaoh became scared seeing their number. The pharaoh ordered the housewives to kill Hebrew boys and let girls live. Exodus 1:15-16, 15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, 16 “When you are helping the Hebrew womenContinue reading “Face challenges in the name of 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”

Faith as strong as a Rock

Matthew 8:8,8 The centurion replied, “Lord, I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed.  The Faith of the Centurion Even though the Centurion had more than a hundred servants under him, he went to Jesus himself to plead for his servant. TheContinue reading “Faith as strong as a Rock”

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”

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?”