I wrote this poem at the dawn of 2020 to remind myself that Christian life remains the same every passing year: Carrying the Cross, hating every sin - little or big, persevering amidst odds and staying faithful to the call of Christ.
Tag: carrying the cross
“Welcome to life!”
Jesus confronts us with a calling that challenges us to give up pursuits that we hold dear. Luke 14:26-27 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not… Continue reading “Welcome to life!”
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
Die to live
Though I know Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior, I must say that many are the things I desire above Christ. Yes. I desire many things more than Christ. God knows the heart of every men. If we are honest, we'll acknowledge this. We are close friends of worldly desires and evil lusts. But the… Continue reading Die to live
The Cross of Christ, our Hope!
The Cross is something that takes us out of our comfort zone. The very thought of having of carry the Cross made our Savior pray thrice, “Father, if you’re willing, let this cup pass from me!”. But God gave Jesus the strength to focus on what lay beyond the Cross. This strengthened Jesus to endure.… Continue reading The Cross of Christ, our Hope!
Life, not lifestyle !
The vanities and luxuries of life can easily deceive us and we’ll soon start calling them “necessities” if we are not rooted in God’s Word continually with a sincere heart and a clear conscience. This poem warns us to retain our focus on Christ and His Words continually without wavering. Think about your life and… Continue reading Life, not lifestyle !