Resolving Conflicts | Nehemiah 5

How to resolve our conflicts? One of the most common and unfortunate things dealing with people in conflict. We have stories of conflicts at the workplace, conflicts at home, conflicts in the society, and sadly conflicts also at church. Are you presently going through a conflict with someone? Do you know that conflicts tend to have negative consequences on either party dealing with it? Conflict with others can result in frustration, hopelessness, dissatisfaction in life, depression, and general unhappiness in people. Every one of us Continue reading →

Dealing With Rejection

How to deal with rejection? Have you ever felt that you are being treated unfairly? Have you gone through situations where you thought you did not get a fair bit of the deal? Well, we all at different times of our life go through feelings of rejection and betrayal. Such feelings can demoralize us. In the scripture, we find a lot of God’s people going through rejection and betrayal. Moses was rejected by his own people. Jesus went through rejection. Paul was rejected by the Continue reading →

Whet Your Appetite!

God created us with an appetite which is essential for our physical survival. No one can survive without food. When we are hungry we eat, after some time we are hungry and we eat again, and the cycle goes on and we survive. Do you know that God has also created within our hearts a hunger that is spiritual? And Do you have an appetite for God? Do you shop at God’s supermarket for your spiritual nourishment? This morning we are going to see how Continue reading →

Guard Against Greed | Luke 12

Guard yourself against greed. Greed and love for money is particularly a part of the fallen nature of man. Jesus and his disciples considered money helpful but very dangerous or evil at the same time. However, the scriptures teach us how to neutralize greed and maximize the helpfulness of money. Luke 12:13-21 13Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15Then he said Continue reading →

Portrait of the blood

Illustration When evangelist John Wesley was returning home from a service one night. He was robbed. The thief, however, found his victim to have only a little money and some Christian literature. As the bandit was leaving, Wesley called out, “Stop! I have something more to give you” pointing a tract to him. The surprised robber paused. “My friend,” said Wesley, “You may live to regret this sort of life later. If you ever do, here’s something and remember: ‘The blood of Jesus Christ cleanses Continue reading →

Is Jesus in the house?

Where is Jesus in your life today? is He here with us in the house? A man who faced a lot of worries went into a church that catered to the rich people. As soon as the man’s dirty cloth was spotted. A deacon got worried about the church’s image. He went to the man and asked him who let him into the church?. He replied, “I was praying and the Lord told me to come to this church.” Then the deacon suggested the man Continue reading →

Get Ready! | Passion Week

How many of us can say we are Ever ready? May it be for anything! The day before Easter a man called his son in Delhi and said to him, “I hate to ruin your day. However, I have to tell you that your mother and I are separating after 50 years. So please call your brother in Mumbai and tell him.” Upset the son called his brother and informed the news. The second son from Mumbai called back the father and said, “Dad you Continue reading →

Weeping Amidst Celebration

Have you ever wept while there was a celebration going on? Have you ever been invited to a party? We Indians love socializing and have great celebrations for every event. We get invitations for special events like birthdays, weddings, and parties regularly. A good number of people go for such get-togethers for the sake of the society, but deep within they have bleeding hearts and tearful eyes. Have you ever gone to a party with a sad heart? Do you remember going to any place Continue reading →

Living In Light Of Eternity | Good Samaritan

Parable of the Good Samaritan Luke 10:30-37 30In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. 32So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33But a Continue reading →

Genuine or Counterfeit?

For every good product that comes out in the market, there are people who make the duplicate. Unknowingly many of us take home the counterfeit thinking it is the genuine one. One other thing that comes to my mind when I hear counterfeit is money. There are so many fake bills in circulation today. Do you know how bank tellers are able to identify counterfeit money? A counterfeit bill will look like a genuine note to most people, but those who are familiar with real Continue reading →