We need the following to truly and rightly know God: Word of God. Church History. Guidance of the Holy Spirit. You will agree with me on number one - our idea of God must come from the inspired Word of God - the sixty six books of Canon containing the Old and New testaments. You… Continue reading Why is Church History important?
If you would ask me one word that today's popular prosperity preachers hate, I would immediately say, "repentance". They hate it and its meaning and its implications to the core. They abhor it so much that they twist it into something light, easy and less-important, eventually making it of no effect so that that average,… Continue reading Why Repent Everyday?
Few weeks ago, at our Bible study, our pastor brought up this question. We were challenged as to how often we think about this glorious truth - and its implications. We had this discussion as we were beginning a study on the Gospel of John - simply amazing! I did not stop there. I went… Continue reading “What does it mean to be a child of God?”
I sat down to ponder: what kind of a heart and mind does God desire? As I try to summarize in simple terms as to what it takes to please God, let me say that I stand the risk of missing out a lot things. My words will fall short. But I sincerely pray and… Continue reading Heart and Mind that pleases God
Am I content with what I have in life? I'm afraid not - there are a lot of lusts lurking in my heart - they surface without warning. But I fight without giving up and God has been faithful to save me from error every time I make a sincere effort. And here's what I… Continue reading Practicing contentment
I felt that I had lost focus in my walk with Christ. So I sat down to pen down what's essential and what's not. Pondering silently over my Savior's words, I began to see clearly. And here's what I found: I re-discovered that the priority is always on knowing God, loving Him, obeying Him and… Continue reading Back to basics…
"Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus" is a wonderfully articulated testimony of a young Muslim (Nabeel Qureshi, the author) who comes face to face with the facts and claims of Christianity. He challenges it, tests its claims, finds it to be reliable and then turns back to test the claims of his own faith - Islam - with… Continue reading Finding Jesus
Many are the works of the devil, that try to take us away from the Way of Life - even our own weaknesses are too much for us to handle! This poem is a prayer for help. When temptations invite And show me their pleasurable heights Help me see Your right Hand In which are… Continue reading I look to You!
Christlikeness is the goal of Christian life. God chose us so that we might know Him, have fellowship with Him and be transformed more and more like His Son Jesus Christ. And this is my prayer in this poem: Help me Jesus, more of your beauty see! Let your light shine in my wicked heart That… Continue reading Jesus, make me more like you !
What do we have to help us when we are faced with temptations? Hebrews 4:14-15 Therefore since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. For we do not have a high priest incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses,… Continue reading Help in time of temptation