Me and my Father!

Scripture: Matthew 9:35-10:1 Once my friend spent a whole day setting up a stair with bricks in his backyard. His five-year-old daughter begged him to allow her to help him. He suggested she motivate him through her singing. But she denied it. She wanted to help him physically. So he let her only...

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Soar on wings like eagles

Scripture: Isaiah 40 The above verse about those who hope in the Lord gives us the confidence to face the future. In a life filled with problems, we wait on God for salvation. Because Jesus said to his followers, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4).  We know...

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New year resolution!

Scripture: Micah 6:3-8 When we start a new year, we make many resolutions. To save money, to follow a fitness regime, to spend less time on the internet, and so on. We start a year with these promising visions. But within a few days, our old habits attract us, and we become the same old person. We...

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A special birth!

Scripture: Isaiah 7:10-15 We read about many male children’s birth in the Bible. The first birth after creation was Cain. Isaac was Israel’s hope. Samuel was an answer to a mother’s prayer. All these people were significant. They all were expected with joy and hope. All their births were described...

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Whose side are you on?

Scripture: Psalms 73 When the internal war was at its peak in The United States of America, one of the advisors of then President Abraham Lincoln said, “I am grateful because God is on ‘our side.'” But Lincoln replied, “My concern is not whether God is on our side; my...

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Fighting your weakness!

Scripture: Hebrews 4:14-16 Eric was struggling with a bad habit. He knew it very well. His friends and family members encouraged him to leave that habit. He agreed that it would be good for his health and relationships if he quit that habit. When others explained how they overcame that weakness,...

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Look at the Lilies of the Field!

Scripture: Psalm 19:1-6 I feel delighted when I look into nature and praise God for His creations. But sometimes I feel guilty of over enjoying it. Then I realized that Jesus used nature as a tool to teach. To stop people from worrying and to encourage them, He used the lilies of the field as an...

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The power of Love!

Scripture: 1 John 4:7-10 We usually see books about Leadership in the list of most-selling books. Most of the books talk about the leadership skills and personality needed to become a Leader. But Henri Nouwen, a dutch priest, wrote a book named – In the name of Jesus: Reflections on...

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Bolt and Blake!

Scripture: Hebrews 10: 19-25 In the 2012 London Olympics, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake won first and second place in 100-meter and 200-meter running. Although they had a competitive spirit, Bolt praised Blake saying, “Blake is my co-trainee. He has helped me become the best athlete in the past.”...

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Eleventh hour!

Scripture: Matthew 24:3-14 The first world war is considered the one that brought the most harmful consequences in human history. Thousands of people lost their lives in the first world war. The war was stopped at eleven 0’ clock on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in the year 1981. On this...

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The Helper!

Scripture: Romans: 16:1-16 For some, the word helper means people of the second level. In a classroom, a helper helps a trained teacher with various things. An electrical engineer, a plumber, a lawyer – all of them have a helper to assist them in their respective fields. There are seen as...

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The price HE paid for us!

There once was a man named George Thomas, a pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning, he came to the church carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage and set it by the pulpit. Several eyebrows were raised, and as if in response, Brother Thomas began to speak. “I was walking...

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