Author: Sahana Khan

30
Sep

Dawn After the Dark

John 16:22 “Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take from you.“ In John 16:1-3, Christ explains the sorrow and persecution his followers can expect from the world. The important aspect of encouragement is that pain and suffering are temporary […]

29
Sep

Future full of Hope and Peace

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.“ This scripture has been life-changing for many Christians, and they hold on to it during times of darkness.  Jeremiah 29:11 was written when people were […]

28
Sep

Never Ending Flow of Water

John 7:38 “He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.“ Many people these days are die hard consumers of sports drinks. These drinks are found suitable for all events. But quenching the thirst of a human body is only possible by drinking water. […]

27
Sep

Our Identity in God

Romans 8:16 “The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God.“ In Romans 8, Paul precisely describes the great work our God does in us through the Holy Spirit and our identity in Jesus Christ after we receive him through faith. In Romans 8:15, Paul talks about how we call […]

26
Sep

Destruction will come, and So will Salvation.

2 Peter 2:9 Then the Lord knows how to deliver the Godly out of temptations and reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment.  Everything is fast-paced in the world we live in today. We have access to anything we want at our fingertips, and expecting instant results is slowly becoming a part […]

25
Sep

Victory belongs to the Lord

Psalm 20:5 We will rejoice in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners! May the Lord fulfill all your petitions. Psalm 20:5, written by David, expresses congregational prayers as he prepares for battle. David is confident that victory would be only in the name of God. To […]

24
Sep

Reap what you Sow

James 3:18 Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.  According to research, people typically have more than 40,000 thoughts per day. To break it down further, 35- 45 thoughts per minute. Now the question is, are these thoughts helping us grow in the right direction? The right direction […]

23
Sep

Reach Your Goal- Finish the Race

Philippians 3:13 Brethren… one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead.  Philippians was written by Paul, amid hardships. Even though he was a prisoner, the book of Philippians talks about humility, love, hope beyond suffering, and God’s glory. Let us take an analogy of […]

22
Sep

The journey from Darkness to Light

Colossians 1:13 He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the Kingdom of the Son of His love. Let us understand the context of why Paul wrote this scripture. Colossians were people from Colossae, the wealthy city, as it lay on a trade route, so people from all over the […]