Month: October 2016

20
Oct

Living by the word of God

Luke 4:4:  And Jesus answered him saying, it is written, that man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. Man needs bread to live his physical life and he needs spiritual bread, i.e., the word of God for his spiritual life.  Just as how the physical bread is needed for […]

19
Oct

Keeping temptations at bay

Luke 22:40:  And when he was at the place, he said unto them, pray that ye enter not into temptation. To be free from temptation, one has to pray.  Temptations can be in any form and nature.  It need not necessarily be just one form or pattern.  Jesus always prayed.  Here in this portion of […]

18
Oct

A life of integrity

Proverbs 19:1:  Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. God loves people who live in integrity of mind and character than a person who is perverse in his lips or who is bad mouthed and is a fool.  To walk in […]

17
Oct

Diligence

Proverbs 22:29:  Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings; he shall not standeth before mean men. Diligent means to be careful and hard working.  If anybody is diligent in work, that person will stand before people of high ranking and not ordinary people.  A diligent worker earns favor […]

16
Oct

You are a Child of God

John 1:12 – “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.” Do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God and that He died as a sacrifice for your sins? If you believe this truth, you are undoubtedly a child of […]

15
Oct

Receive Grace Upon Grace

John 1:16 – “For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.” Grace is God’s gift to His children. We cannot possibly do anything to deserve it. God grants us His grace because He is good, and He loves to give good gifts to His children. God’s grace is the silver lining amidst […]

14
Oct

He Holds the Universe

Hebrews 1:3 – “He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power.” So often we look to God as a father, friend and brother that we forget He is the Master of all creation. He created the […]

13
Oct

No more shame

Isaiah‬ ‭61:7 – “Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.” The dictionary defines shame as, “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong […]

12
Oct

Feeling faint and weak?

Isaiah‬ ‭40:29 – “He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.” Life has a way of running us over at the most inopportune times. Sickness comes when we least expect it. Projects get delayed and plans go awry. Times like that make us feel discouraged and defeated, […]

11
Oct

Don’t stay in your past

‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭43:18-19 – “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” The past is a strange place. On one hand, there are many […]