It is a beautiful life

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Meditating on the Word of God warms my heart.

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 →

Source of our Success

“He who supplies seed to the sower… will supply and increase your store of seed” 2 Cor 9: 10 A farmer would be proud of his produce. When he is harvesting, especially when the harvest is plenty, he has the… Continue Reading →

Good Shepherd

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me” – John 10: 14 Jesus proclaims himself as a good shepherd who knows his sheep. He has intimate knowledge of his sheep. This is an encouraging… Continue Reading →

Insults in – Blessings out

“Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with a blessing, because to this you were called, so that you may inherit a blessing” – 1 Peter 3: 9 When we encounter insult, our natural response is… Continue Reading →

Fruitless Deeds

“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness” – Ephesians 5: 11 Satan is ever trying to destroy the purpose of God. He is especially delighted to wreck the plans God has for His children. One of the… Continue Reading →

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