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”

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”

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged.”

Matthew 7:1, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” It is wrong to judge a person without knowing a person and spreading the same with others. It is a trend that we see that people often pass judgments about others without thinking twice how it would affect the person. Some people derive evilContinue reading ““Do not judge, or you too will be judged.””

Does everything end with our death???

Luke 16: 19-31, 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.22 “The time came when the beggar diedContinue reading “Does everything end with our death???”

Let us create a name for ourselves:Babel

Scripture Passage: Genesis 11:1-9, The Tower of Babel 11 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. 2 As people moved eastward, they found a plain in Shinar and settled there. 3 They said to each other, “Come, let’s make bricks and bake them thoroughly.” They used brick instead of stone, and tar for mortar. 4 Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselvesContinue reading “Let us create a name for ourselves:Babel”

The Good Samaritan

Luke 10:30-37, the background to this parable is that an expert in law wanted to test Jesus. The expert asked what should I do to get eternal life? The Lord answered, 26 “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?”. To this the law expert replied, “‘Love the Lord your God with allContinue reading “The Good Samaritan”