God Who Watches Over You

“I, the Lord, watch over it” — Isaiah 27:3

Have you ever wondered if God watches over you? Let us look at Isaiah 27:2–6 to find the answer. Here God is calling Israel, his people, a fruitful vineyard. Earlier he was disappointed with it (see Isaiah 5:1–7). But now God is saying that he watches … Read the rest

Men in Uniform

Have you seen men in uniform? For example, take the case of a group of soldiers. What a lovely sight it is to see them march to the tune of the army band! There is beauty, order, rhythm and harmony in their march. They follow the Commander wherever he leads. And they obey him without … Read the rest

You’re a God

You’re a God who knows the way I take,
No path can be hidden from your eyes:
Though I do remain in the dark often;
Still, O God, you are my guiding light!

You’re a God who sends your angel
To touch the lone discouraged man;
Lifting him up, giving him hope,
Bidding him walk

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The River of Life

There flows a river;
A river, a river of life.
Of its abundance
I drink deeply
Till from within my heart
Its streams, living, overflows!

Clear as a crystal
Flowing from God’s throne
And of the Lamb.
It’s a river, a river, a river
Of life-giving power
As its peaceful torrents flow.

On the banks

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Still I Am His Child

When the pain of sin
Clouds my broken heart
And shuts heaven’s light–
Amid this grave’s darkness
A pearl does shine:
“Still I am His child!”

When that beautiful vase
Slips from my hands ‘n falls,
Cracks ‘n breaks and scattered lies–
From its broken pieces
I see emerge a grand design:
“Still I am

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Someone was Waiting

Someone was waiting for me;
Though from His loving care
And all that was good ‘n dear
I had walked away one day
Through the open gate across the lawn
With not a backward look.

Someone was waiting for me;
While I in youthful pleasures
Swam to my heart’s content,
Spent all at wayside inns

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Even Our Failures

The good news account in Matthew’s gospel begins with a long list of names.

In this list of names there are many who failed God at some crossroad in their lives. There are blemishes in the lives of many of the people mentioned here. Even a prostitute who turned to God in faith finds mention … Read the rest

Our Burden-bearer

There are roads each one of us has to travel alone. In those moments, someone walks along with us. Often we are unaware of his presence.

But at some point in the journey our eyes are opened to see the stranger who accompanies us. There is something about him that is more than a mere … Read the rest

Can I Earn My Forgiveness?

So many people suffer from guilt. It need not be a great crime like murder that troubles, but it can be the little wrongs they have done.

Their past haunts them.
They suffer silently as their minds torture them.
They feel someone accusing them all the time.
Unable to open up to anyone they carry … Read the rest

Are You Struggling with Masturbation?

You have hope. You are not a failure in God’s eyes because you are struggling with the habit of masturbation!

You’re probably reading this article because you are longing to find victory over this sinful habit. You have struggled to overcome this habit for so many years; but have failed. Each time you failed, you … Read the rest

Battling Depression

The word depression immediately brings thoughts of darkness. Yes, depression can be described as absence of light. It can also be absence of joy.

When all the world seems happy and asks us to be like them we simply can’t. The sadness is increased when nobody understands what we are passing through.

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Being Honest with God

We act all the time everyday; not in movies but in our interaction with others. We put on masks. We wear one at home, put on another at the workplace and yet another at the Church.

And the most difficult part comes when at times the masks are accidentally removed at the wrong places to … Read the rest

Though Yours Sins Are like Scarlet

“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 … Read the rest

My Advocate Is on High

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 … Read the rest

The King’s Friend

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 … Read the rest