Mighty Spirit of God

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Jesus & Paul both said that, God is Spirit (John 4:24 & 2 Corinthians 3:17). And some characteristics of God’s Spirit are mentioned in Isaiah 11:2 & John 14:16,17 i.e. The Spirit of wisdom & understanding, the Spirit of counsel & might, the Spirit of knowledge & the fear of the Lord, Helper & the Spirit of Truth. Our God …

Sword of the Spirit

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Mathew 4:1 says that, ‘Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.’ And devil the tempter came to Jesus with 3 temptations. “If you are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.” “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down. FOR IT IS WRITTEN:…… Again, the …

Sin of mockery

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I believe many of us have become victim of the mockery and it is painful, because it is a type of insult. To mock means laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner or you are making fun of them in a nasty, mean/unkind way. It is not an act of innocent fun between friends but it is an insult …

Pharaoh, let my people go

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Proverbs 16:12 says, ‘It is an abomination for kings to commit wickedness, for a throne is established by righteousness.’ which also means that, –‘A man is not established by wickedness.’(Proverb 12:3a) This is the law or we can say the principle of the Lord.  I would like to mention few more proverbs to emphasize this principle. Mercy and truth preserve …

Work of the flesh – ‘Envy’

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Proverb 27:4 says, ‘Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, but who is able to stand before jealousy?’ The Hebrew word qanah can mean envious but it is most often translated “jealous.” Envy means “to bear a grudge towards someone due to COVETING what that person has or enjoys.” In a milder sense, it means “the longing for something someone …

Life Giving Word

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  The grass withers, the flower fades, but the Word of our God stands forever.”           Isaiah 40:8  After fasting for forty days and forty nights, Jesus was hungry.  Devil the tempter came to Him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live by bread …

Mary of Bethany

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About 2 miles from Jerusalem there was a town named Bethany, a woman called Mary lived there with her brother, Lazarus and her sister, Martha. Jesus loved, the three of them, dearly. They were close to Jesus, that is why, when He saw Mary weeping for her brother, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the …

Whom God justifies, He also glorifies

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Proverbs 26:27 says, ‘Whoever digs a pit will fall into it and he who rolls a stone will have it roll back on him.’  Which means whatever one sows, one will reap the same.  It also says in Proverb 21:30 that, ‘There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the Lord.’ And so also against the righteous …

A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

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He was just a boy, youngest one among eight brothers. He was ruddy with bright eyes & handsome features. He became shepherd boy because his father Jesse had given him a responsibility to keep & tend his sheep. He was tending his father’s sheep wholeheartedly by taking them to green pastures & besides still waters with his rod & staff. …

Heaping coals of fire

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It is a general tendency among us to pray for healing or blessing for those people who are good to us or our well-wishers. But God’s standards are different in this matter. His ways & thoughts are higher than ours, this we can learn from the life of Bible characters like Job & Moses. God forgave Job’s friends for their …