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A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches

“A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, loving favor rather than silver and gold.” Proverbs 22:1. Though the verse is a very short one-liner, there is an incredible piece of revelation contained in it showing us what we should all be striving for & what is really most important in thi... Read More

Attitude flows from the Soul of the Person

“Let this same attitude and purpose and [humble] mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5(AMP) Attitude flows from the Soul of the Person and right attitude refers to the consistency of Character that matches words and actions, vision and choice values and behaviors. Mind of Christ... Read More

Be still and know that I am God

“Be still and know that I am God,” (Psalm 46:10) The words – Be Still – in the English dictionary can mean not moving, and being quiet. God is the friend of quietness. When all the noise is gone there is only God. God wants to talk to us, but we have to be ready and available to listen. When we are ... Read More

Change is the law of life

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. “In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment. Like clothing you wi... Read More

Consequences of Original Sin

British author Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 - 1936)) has been called the “prince of paradox.” He was known for his insightful views on many issues. Time magazine observed of his writing style: “Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully ... Read More

Discipline & devotion to His word

Saint Augustine said “thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee...” There is an inherent restlessness in everything. Nobody can possibly describe all the restlessness of life. . First, human desire is never satisfied: "The eye is not satisf... Read More

Discipline yourself to be Godly

We are living in a most revolutionary era of world history, when situational ethics and ease have taken the precedence. Therefore we need to go back to God’s word and principles, which God has laid down in Holy Scripture. These principles are eternal truth, fixed, firm and unbending, that has everyt... Read More

Divine Peace

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1) Dictionary will define peace as freedom from war, harmony, concord, agreement, calm, tranquility, serenity, quiet, undisturbed state of mind, absence of mental conflict, content... Read More

Easter: The message of Redemption, Reconciliation, Restoration and Resurrection

Jesus Christ: The meeting place of eternity and time, the blending of deity and humanity, the junction of heaven and earth Today, we celebrate the greatest day in the history of the world. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a fact verifiable from history. Not only is Jesus' crucifixion recorded in ... Read More

God uses setbacks to move us forward

David said “It is good for me that I have been afflicted, that I may learn your statutes.”(Ps 110:71)When life falls apart, how do you cope? We face circumstances that challenge our peace—& some of these situations are very painful and prolonged. Unless we have purposeful focus, joy fades and hope s... Read More

Greed - A Fearful Master

I came across this interesting Quote the other day, “Whether you have a Maruti or a Mercedes, the road remains the same… Whether you travel economy or business class, the destination doesn't change…. Whether you have a Titan or a Rolex, time is the same…. Whether you have Apple or Samsung, people wh... Read More

Hearing God’s Voice

We make a lot of decisions on any given day. Most choices present themselves quickly, leaving little time to weigh pros and cons. So we “go with our gut.” Hence we need to go to the source book of Bible to fill our mind with truth and following God’s will. Our concept of God determines how we relate... Read More

Humility is the beauty of holiness

Bible says, “The greatest among you will be your servant. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted” Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mer... Read More

Is there a life after death?

Resurrection is the assurance of the Presence of Christ with us eternally. Good Friday and Easter, two days that changed the world forever. We live our lives in denial, as if death will never come. But sooner or later, death comes to everybody. What is death? Is there life after death? Most of us on... Read More

Real Freedom

The people gave the freedom with a vote and can take it away with a vote. No one who does wrong can be called free. Jesus said “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”Jn 8:32. There are laws of nature, society, state, morality and laws of freedom. These are necessary limitatio... Read More

Transformed Life

"I am the resurrection and the life, he that believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live," John 11:25 "Because I live, you shall live also, “John 14:19.Resurrection of Jesus stands for the presence of Christ with us to meet the pressures of life as they come to us day by day. When our hopes cru... Read More

Tree of the knowledge of good & evil

And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, "You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die." (Gen 2:15-17) The tree of the knowledge of good & evil mentioned in scripture only in th... Read More

What is so good about Good Friday

A day for reflection Good Friday is the most solemn day for Christians. This day is known as Good Friday, It is termed as ‘good’, ‘best’ and the ‘blessed’ because It is the day on which Jesus died on the cross. God's Friday may have become Good Friday as "God be with you" became "goodbye". Or the wo... Read More

Without faith it is impossible to please God

“Without faith it is impossible to please God… “(Hebrews 11:6) Faith is the foundational principle in the Kingdom of God and fundamental to salvation. We are told in Scripture that works cannot save and without faith it is impossible to please God. Without faith there is no union to God. Now, commun... Read More

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