Many times in our life, we feel like we live in a desert and we couldn’t see the green pasture around us. I have been in that place many times. Here is a good new – The One Who is leading us like a Shepherd has a promise for us in Psalm 23:2, He makes me to lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside the still waters. There is always a twist and turns in our life. We will never know what will happen tomorrow, but, we live in an assurance......
What is Pride? Webster defines ‘Pride’ as The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one’s own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank, etc., which manifests itself in lofty airs, distance , reserve , and often in contempt of others. Dictionary.com defines pride as A high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc. How do you define pride? When you think of the word, ‘pride’ what comes into your mind? Selfishness,......
In my last article, we were looking into the genealogy of Jesus Christ and how it makes an amazing story for us. I mentioned in my previous article that I wanted to share about the grace in the genealogy the very next week, but I was not able to post it due to the power failure and network problem caused by the cyclone at Chennai in India. I thank God for bringing back our city to form and also I wish everyone, ‘a Merry Christmas’ on behalf of my family. We......
When we read the gospel of Matthew, we like to begin with the verse 18 in the Chapter 1. We often skip the first 17 verses as we feel them to be boring list of difficult to pronounce names of people. Why it is presented at the start of a book? For Jewish people, their genealogy was very important. When the Israelites conquered Canaan, they had their own territories to live in and so they divided the land and cities by tribe. They kept careful records of their genealogies to prove......
Ever felt like quitting? Do you feel like everything in your life goes opposite the way than you hoped? Have you become discouraged and felt like quitting and just run away? You are not alone. Many people in the Bible have gone through this and one such person was our ‘weeping prophet’ Jeremiah. Jeremiah was tired of being mocked by everyone. He was ridiculed, abused and beaten by those to whom he’d been sent? He cried to God in the following verse, Jeremiah 20:7 O Lord, You induced me, and I was......