It is a beautiful life

Reflections on Scripture, ministry and life

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Diligent in Work

(This article was published first on May, 2013 edition of the Light of Life) Bible is not only a guide for spirituality but also for our day to day living. Bible also advises us, directly or indirectly, about how we… Continue Reading →

What is Success?

(This article first appeared on May, 2011 in the Light of Life) Have you ever quizzed a kid about his/her future plan? If yes, the following lines must be familiar to you. “When I grow up I will earn a… Continue Reading →

Press on!

“… Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God had called me heaven-ward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3: 13 & 14. As we enter into… Continue Reading →

Gracious Kingdom

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard” (Matt 20: 1). Here, Jesus is telling that the kingdom of heaven is like this landowner… Continue Reading →

Prayer of the Early Church

“So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him” Acts 12: 5 (NIV) Early church was going through a crisis. King Herod had beheaded James. Now their leader – Peter was imprisoned. In… Continue Reading →

கடவுளின் கிருபையும் நம்முடைய பொறுப்பும்

“ஆகிலும் நான் இருக்கிறது தேவகிருபையினாலே இருக்கிறேன்; அவர் எனக்கு அருளிய கிருபை விருதாவாயிருக்கவில்லை; அவர்களெல்லாரிலும் நான் அதிகமாய்ப் பிரயாசப்பட்டேன்; ஆகிலும் நான் அல்ல, என்னுடனே இருக்கிற தேவகிருபையே அப்படி செய்தது.” 1 கொரி 15: 10 பவுல் தன்னுடைய வாழ்விலே கடவுள் பாராட்டின கிருபையைக்குறித்து இங்கு சொல்லி அதோடு தானும் ஊழியப்பாதையில் கடினமாக உழைத்ததாகக் கூறுகிறார்…. Continue Reading →

Strangers in the World

“Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to God’s elect, strangers in the world …” 1 Peter 1: 1 (NIV) Early church members were scattered because of persecution. They were going through lot of hardship which included displacement, loss of property… Continue Reading →

Flourishing in God

“But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God” Psalm 52: 8 David is writing this line when he was running away from King Saul like a fugitive. Recently, because of the assistance he provided to… Continue Reading →

Christian solidarity

“he (Peter) went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark, where many people had gathered and were praying” Acts 12: 12 King Herod already killed James in the beginning of the chapter and Peter is… Continue Reading →

God’s Slave

“Live as a free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover up for evil; live as God’s slaves” 1 Peter 2: 16 We live in a world which cherishes freedom and would do anything to defend it…. Continue Reading →

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