It is a beautiful life

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Meditating on the Word of God warms my heart.

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 →

God’s ways are unique

“It is not by sword or spear the Lord saves, for the battle is the Lord’s” I Samuel 17: 47 The event of David defeating Goliath showcases the formidable faith David had on God. This example of faith could be… Continue Reading →

Outward signs are not enough

“A man is not a Jew if he is only one outwardly…” Romans 2: 28 In the book of Romans, Paul is destroying the myth held by his contemporary Jews. Many Jews thought they owed their Jewishness to the circumcision…. Continue Reading →

Lent: Time to step out of the self-deception

“I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God” Luke 18: 14 Self-deception is a great danger in Christian life. It is an effective weapon in the hands of the devil. It makes one… Continue Reading →

Living for others

“So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people” I Kings 3: 9 Solomon’s wisdom is well known to the world and his prayer for wisdom is much preached and appreciated in the Christian world. When he chose… Continue Reading →

Stewardship

“The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it” Psalm 24: 1 Christian stewardship springs from the belief that everything belongs to God. God’s ownership extends to every single thing in this… Continue Reading →

Satisfaction

Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. Luke 22: 35 “Our mind is our worst enemy” says a learned man. It is true in so many ways…. Continue Reading →

Dubious Authority

“I will give you all authority and splendor” Luke 4: 6 Here we see Satan tempting Jesus with the privilege of authority. After leading Jesus to a high place and showing him all the kingdoms of the world, Satan is… Continue Reading →

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