“Why This Waste?”

“Why this waste (Matthew 26:8)?” That was man’s estimate of love lavished on Jesus. But Jesus valued that act of love which made that woman pour perfume on his head.

We need more people with this kind of a give it all attitude. We need more believers who will not count the cost but sacrifice … Read the rest

About God’s Will and Right Sexual Conduct

 

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.

Flee.

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 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

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

Get Ready to Cross the Jordan River

Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give them–to the Israelites (Joshua 1:2 NIV).

The first instruction after Moses was dead was: “Get ready.” The Promised Land had to be conquered. The people were told to … Read the rest

Break Camp and Advance

The Lord our God said to us at Horeb, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Break camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites … ” (Deuteronomy 1:6, 7a NIV).

Achievers for God don’t sit still for ever. They press forward. They do not make victories an occasion for rest. But … Read the rest

Finished All the Work

So Huram finished all the work he had undertaken for King Solomon in the temple of the Lord (1 Kings 7:40b NIV).

God places great importance to the completion of a work undertaken. This is especially true when it is a work for the Lord. The kingdom of God has suffered much because many thousands … Read the rest

Create in Me a Pure Heart, O God

Create in me a pure heart, O God (Psalm 51:10a NIV).

This is a sincere prayer coming from the heart of a repentant man. He is desperate in his prayer. He knows that God alone can create in him a pure heart. When these conditions meet together, God can create in you too a pure … Read the rest

The Midwives Feared God

The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live. … So God was kind to the midwives … And because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own (Exodus 1:17, 20a, 21 NIV).

Who is to be … Read the rest

Left Alone, A Man Wrestled Till Daybreak

So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak (Genesis 32:24 NIV).

There are God-impact moments in the life of His children. These can happen anywhere, anytime; since God is not limited by circumstances. But if you desire to have a God-impact moment in your life, better get alone with God.… Read the rest

You Have Too Many Men

The Lord said to Gideon, “You have too many men for me to deliver Midian into their hands. In order that Israel may not boast against me that her own strength has saved her … (Judges 7:2 NIV).

The world has great confidence in numbers. So they have coined terms like “vast majority,” “overwhelming majority,” … Read the rest

Let Us Press On to Acknowledge Him

Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth (Hosea 6:3 NIV).

PRESS ON. These two words hold in them the essence of effective Christian living. … Read the rest