When God is offering you something, do not dare to refuse it. Especially when he is offering mercy to you. Not that you deserve it. No. Not at all. God sees you are faithless. Yet he is offering mercy to you today.
What is your faithlessness? It is showing your back to your relationship with God and seeking out others or even material things. Sometimes your devotion to other people … Read the rest
So many youngsters are worried about finding God’s will. In today’s world they are more in confusion about right sexual conduct.
The Bible speaks about this in very clear terms.
That means run away from sexual immorality (1 Corinthians 6:18, 2 Tim 2:22). So do not stay in a place, situation or in front of your computer or mobile where you expose yourself to temptation. Joseph ran out … Read the rest
“Come now, let us reason together,” says the Lord. “Though yours sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool” (Isaiah 1:18 NIV).
Have you all your life been in search of assurance of forgiveness of your sins? If yes, your search ends here today. God is calling you for a debate. He is pointing out the … Read the rest
Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high . . . on behalf of a man he pleads with God as a man pleads for his friend (Job 16:19, 21 NIV).
Job longed for someone to plead his cause with God (Job 9:33). Like him we too might come to a point in life where we feel the need to have an advocate with God. The … Read the rest
So why do you say nothing about bringing the king back? (2 Samuel 19:10b NIV).
Where is your king? Have you sent him away and anointed someone else to be your king? Look at history. King David had to flee because the people of Israel had made his son Absalom king. But Absalom died in battle. And the people were left without a king. Is this your situation today? Where … Read the rest
Hushai the Arkite was the king’s friend (1 Chronicles 27:33b NIV).
It would surprise you to note this. In this section in this book it is the names of people who were the officials of David that has been recorded. All of them were included because of their position. But this one man’s name was recorded because of his relationship with the king!
God has people in positions of leadership … Read the rest
In building the temple, only blocks dressed at the quarry were used, and no hammer, chisel or any other iron tool was heard at the temple site while it was being built (1 Kings 6:7 NIV).
God does the shaping work on your life early. He does not wait for the time for actual building up of your life to shape you. This is the reason why you seem to … Read the rest
Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence (Psalm 21:6 NIV).
This talks about the blessings given to the king whose desire God had granted. Surely this is the pattern in which God blesses all His children. As you think about it; mercy shown to you, forgiveness of sins granted to you, and eternal life gifted to you, are all blessings … Read the rest
Your statutes stand firm; holiness adorns your house for endless days, O Lord (Psalm 93:5 NIV).
We live in days of tremendous and sweeping changes. These changes take place so quickly that what is popular today is outdated tomorrow. Nothing is here to stay. And there is no field or walk of life where change is not felt. The winds of change are powerful and they blow with merciless fury. … Read the rest
For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end (Psalm 48:14 NIV).
This God who dwells with His children and protects them is our God. He is our God not only for our earthly life, but for the life beyond it as well. He is our guide who delights to show us the way. With God as your guide, you … Read the rest