Go and Present Yourself to Ahab

After a long time, in the third year, the word of the Lord came to Elijah: “Go and present yourself Ahab, and I will sent rain on the land” (1 Kings 18:1 NIV).

God’s ways and the timing of His acting are all in His hands alone. His servants can act only according to His … Read the rest

Hard Rock into Springs of Water

Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob, who turned the rock into a pool, the hard rock into springs of water (Psalm 114:7,8 NIV).

Trembling is always associated with judgment. This is because judgment brings with it terror. Yet here in this Psalm the earth … Read the rest

Who Bore Me These?

Then you will say in your heart, ‘Who bore me these? I was bereaved and barren; I was exiled and rejected. Who brought these up? I was left all alone, but these–where have they come from?’ (Isaiah 49:21 NIV).

There is a phase in every Christian’s life that can be termed as a barren phase. … Read the rest

In the Beginning God Created

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1 NIV).

It is truly appropriate that the Bible begins with this verse about the beginning. If this verse were not there we would have been at a loss to know how every thing began.

It is encouraging to note that everything began with … Read the rest

That Night the King Could Not Sleep

That night the king could not sleep; so he ordered the book of the chronicles, the record of his reign, to be brought in and read to him (Esther 6:1 NIV).

This is amazing. By that day evening, wicked Haman had built a seventy-five feet high gallows to hang Mordecai. He had decided to ask … Read the rest

What Shall I do, Lord?

Saul asked this question as soon as he got the answer to his previous question: “Who are you, Lord?” (Acts 22:8). The answer was: “I am Jesus of Nazareth.”

If you know for sure that the person with whom you had an encounter in life is Jesus, then the next question to ask is: “What Read the rest

Closed Doors are a Blessing

Open doors in life mean opportunity, progress and promotion. But unexpectedly certain open doors close. It leaves you desperate. Then you cry out, “O my God, where are you? Is it all over for me? Open one door for me. Give me a sign of your goodness.1

This cry comes from desperation. But … Read the rest