Author: Jincy Thomas

02
Mar

Radically Changed

  1 Corinthians 6:11(NKJV) “And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.”   Many of us question our sense of self or identity especially when going through changes or stress. We may have heard […]

01
Mar

Motives Matter

  1 Corinthians 4:5 (NKJV) “Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each one’s praise will come from God.”   The Greek word for judge is ‘krino’ defined as, to properly separate or distinguish; to determine right […]

28
Feb

A Trumpet Blast

  Psalm 30:4 (NKJV) “Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.”   In Israel, when a trumpet blasts, one of the reasons is to call and gather everyone at the place of worship. Today’s verse is like a signal, to come worship God, to […]

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 […]