Bohnfi’s Angel

“Mom,” … “Dad!” Bohnfi screamed.

Hearing this cry, his parents were awakened from their sleep. They rushed to his room and switched on the lights .

Bohnfi, who usually slept well, was sitting up on his bed, wide awake, eyes popping out; filled with fear!

Steve (actually Stephen) and Miriam, his parents, looked at each … 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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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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Have You Seen Real Angels?

During Christmas celebrations at schools and churches, we often see many young children dressed up as angels in bright and shining clothes and waiting in the wings behind stage. The very spectacle reminds us of the first Christmas when angels played key roles in the unfolding drama.

Many wonder who the angels really are? Angels … Read the rest

A New Motivation for Purity

Sinful wickedness is on the increase everyday. Through many forms of entertainment there is an open promotion of sinful attitudes in the world today.

And Christians are exposed to these things. And they are corrupting the thinking patterns of Christians.

This is a grave problem. The old ways of fighting this menace won’t help much … Read the rest

Conquering Your Fear of Death

Many Christians are often tormented by the fear of death. Yet it is a deceptive attack of the devil. When he succeeds in putting the fear of death in your minds he effectively destroys your peace of mind and also destroys your ability to tell others about Christ.

You have to note that this attack … 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

I am the God of Bethel

I am the God of Bethel (Genesis 31:13a NIV).

God remembers His encounters with you. He also reminds you of them. Here, Jacob is reminded of Bethel. God goes one step further and says, “I am the God of Bethel.”

Thus God was owning that experience of Himself that Jacob had at Bethel in a … Read the rest

God-Confidence!

But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him (Jeremiah 17:7 NIV).

Confidence is a word that is heard very much today. The world puts a great value on a confident person. They talk about self-confidence. But the Bible talks differently. It talks about God-confidence.

God Himself calls a … Read the rest

Ebed-Melech: Because You Trust in Me

“Go and tell Ebed-Melech the Cushite … `I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the Lord’ ” (Jeremiah 39:16a, 18 NIV).

This message was important because it came to Jeremiah even while he was kept a prisoner in the … Read the rest

Like an Eagle That Stirs Up Its Nest

He guarded him as the apple of his eye, like an eagle that stirs up its nest and hovers over its young, that spreads its wings to catch them and carries them on its pinions (Deuteronomy 32:10z, 11 NIV).

God cares for you. He cared for Jacob and his descendants like guarding the apple of … Read the rest

Even If, Could This Happen?

Look, even if the Lord should open the floodgates of the heavens, could this happen? (2 Kings 7:2b NIV).

Here is an example of a man who can’t believe good news. Such people are so much influenced by the negative circumstances that they can’t believe that God is bringing good out of it even when … Read the rest