Serve the King | Passion Week

Are you Serving the King who Serves you? Have you ever wondered about what God has done for you? Jesus voluntarily came into this world, lived and died for you, And He has given us eternal life, also He has blessed us with good and perfect gifts. So can we not forget His good works and blessings in our lives? Now, how can you give it back to Jesus? And what are you doing to reciprocate his love for you? Ask yourself what you can Continue reading →

The Rising Sun | Christmas Sermon

Luke 1:67-79 Introduction Once we went as a family to Pondicherry for vacation. Pondicherry is towards the east coast of India. Early morning if you happen to go to the beach you can see the sunrise there. The rising sun is so beautiful to look at. The sun breaks upon the darkness of night and brightens up the day. The rising sun dispels the darkness. Well, Jesus Christ came as the promised Messiah some 2000 years ago. He came to dispel the darkness of sin Continue reading →

Maximize Your Life

Illustration A man purchased an ad space on a highway billboard and put up these words: “Enjoy life now: There is no afterlife.” After this sign came down, two area churches got together and put up their message on this same billboard: “Life is short. Eternity is not – God.” Life is short, isn’t it? In a matter of 363 days, a year gets over and what you choose to do determines how you end the year. Therefore it is very important that you maximize Continue reading →

Kingdom Values| Love Your Enemies

Luke 6:27-38 Introduction In life invariably many people are bound to hurt us, talk bad against us, and even ridicule us. So, How do we respond to the ones who hurt us? What should be our Christian values? How do we practice kingdom love in the midst of our enemies? How can we love our enemies? Luke 6:27-38 27“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28bless those who curse you, pray for those who Continue reading →

The Message of Resurrection

The Message of Resurrection! Today the world is celebrating the resurrection Sunday. The resurrection of Christ is the greatest event in history. Resurrection is the cornerstone and foundation of the gospel. Romans 10:9 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. The Christian message is that Jesus Christ rose from the grave; and that we one day will receive a body like unto His glorified body, and we Continue reading →

DEVELOP YOUR SELF-ESTEEM

Suffering with low self-esteem? Here is how you can develop your self-esteem. Self-esteem is how we see ourselves – our thoughts, our perceptions and attitude towards our self. In other words, it is the confidence we place on our own worth or abilities. It is the judgment (emotional evaluation) of oneself that also bears on the attitude towards self. This also has a great deal to do with our wellness. According to Eric Erickson, (1993, 1994) self-esteem begins to develop between the ages of 18 Continue reading →

HOW TO FIND YOUR RIGHT PARTNER?

Finding a marriage partner is one of the most important decisions of life, second only to accepting the Lord as your Saviour. For, “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD” (NIV – Prov. 18:22). Better to live in a desert than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife (NIV – Prov. 21:19); Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife (NIV – Prov. 25:24). The wise woman builds her Continue reading →

How to choose a friend?

How can we find true friendship in this world? What makes someone a friend? Is it their willingness to not let anything come between you and them? Is it their ability to keep your secrets? Is it their ability to make you laugh and have fun? The Bible in the book of Proverbs says what makes someone a true friend. Choose friends who will love us. Proverbs 17:17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. True Continue reading →

Suffering – blessing or bane?

I know about a business tycoon who had many companies. There was no limit to his investments in the share market. He was very famous for all his philanthropic activities. His philanthropic foundation was involved in charity to the needy. He became pauper over night because of recession. It hit his investments very hard. Sadly, he also lost his children in a terrorist attack when they were vacationing. To add to this all he gets shocking fax from his doctor saying he is diagnosed with Continue reading →