The Name of Jesus

There is great deal of comfort for a believer in the Name of Jesus. It is a name that God has given Jesus. This name is above every name. And God’s purpose in this name is that, “at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, … 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. They come out … Read the rest

I Will Make a Distinction

But on that day I will deal differently with the land of Goshen, where my people live; no swarms of flies will be there, so that you will know that I, the Lord, am in this land. I will make a distinction between my people and your people. This miraculous sign will occur tomorrow (Exodus

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Adam, Seth, Enosh, … Noah

Adam, Seth, Enosh, Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah. (1 Chronicles 1:1–3 NIV).

This list of names does not make an interesting reading to many. So they skip reading this portion of the Scriptures.

This disinterest is also because people are not aware why it was written: This book was written to the Jewish … Read the rest

The Things You Planned for Us

Many, O Lord my God, are the wonders you have done. The things you planned for us no one can recount to you; were I to speak and tell of them, they would be too many to declare (Psalm 40:5 NIV).

Who plans for others?
Normally, parents plan for their children.

So, what does it … Read the rest

Then the Lord Shut Him In

Then the Lord shut him in (Genesis 7:16b NIV).

This is the secret of survival when the floods arise. To be shut in inside the ark by God. How thoughtful of God to have shut the door of the ark!

We do see husbands who are thoughtful of their wives closing the doors of the … Read the rest

Man Does Not Live on Bread Alone

He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord (Deuteronomy 8:3 NIV).

Those who have never gone hungry in their … Read the rest

Return to Your Fortress

Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you (Zechariah 9:12 NIV).

God is our fortress. Those who remain within the fortress are surrounded with God’s strength. The fortress thus is a symbol of divine protection. This protection is available to a child … Read the rest

With Great Compassion

The hurts of life are painful.

And the agony of some life-experiences are like volcanic lava that boil and occasionally erupt under great pressure.

The suffering is real.

And words of comfort or care from your dearest may not wipe away those tears.

The question is: Can God?

The first thing to note is that, … Read the rest

You are Known by Name and Numbered

1, 2, 3 … 100 … 1000 … 10000 … million … trillion … zillion … infinity!

As the numbers grow big we stop counting. We assign them names. And when we lose count totally, we say “infinity!”

But, as usual, let us start with “One!” You are one among many. You have a name. … Read the rest