Author: Jincy Thomas

31
Dec

A Prayer For The New Year

  Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all. – 2 Thessalonians 3:16   How do we imagine peace? A picture of a beautiful country scene with birds flying in the clear blue sky? A mother looking lovingly at her sleeping baby? An artist once painted his […]

30
Dec

Promise Keeper

  Joshua 23:14… not one thing has failed of all the good things which the Lord your God spoke concerning you. All have come to pass for you; not one word of them has failed.   She used to love writing among other things. But, somewhere along the line, she slackened and gradually opportunities dwindled. […]

29
Dec

An Answer and A Rescue

  Psalm 91:15 – He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.   A declaration by God in this psalm is so reassuring especially when we are facing troubled times. In this verse, there are four precious promises by […]

28
Dec

Our Safe Place

  Psalm 61:3 – For You have been a shelter for me, a strong tower from the enemy.   Have you found yourself in situations that are overwhelming? Has your heart felt like life’s demands are too much to take? When we hit the end of what we can handle, who do we go to or […]

27
Dec

Everyday is Thanksgiving

  Psalm 69:30 – I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify Him with thanksgiving.   Psalm 69 is written by David in the midst of a lot of difficulties, which towards the end turns into a great section of praise. It has many references to the experiences that took […]

26
Dec

Wait Upon the Lord

  Isaiah 64:4 – For since the beginning of the world men have not heard nor perceived by the ear,nor has the eye seen any God besides You,who acts for the one who waits for Him.   What exactly does waiting look like? Most of us have experienced waiting at a bus or train station, […]

25
Dec

God Reveals Himself

  Matthew 1:23 – “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.”   One of the choir members as she was singing in the church, an old hymn: “He walks with me, and talks with me and tells me I […]

02
Aug

Beauty and Reverence

  Oh, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! Tremble before Him, all the earth. Psalm 96:9 (NKJV)   Psalm 96 is called the missionary hymn for all ages. Here David calls on all the nations of the earth to acknowledge the universal sovereignty of our Lord Jesus Christ. The first part of the verse is a […]

01
Aug

Perfect Peace

  Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27(NKJV)   In the hours just before Lord Jesus Christ knew that He was to be horribly tortured for hours and […]

31
Jul

Stay Connected

  I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:5 (NKJV)   It is seventh and the last “I Am” statement by Jesus in John’s gospel. Lord Jesus Christ emphasized His connection with the word […]