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 …

I have prayed for you

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“I have prayed for you” – Five precious words. Those are the words of Jesus to Peter. “But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.” (Luke 22:32). When the disciples were arguing about who should be the greatest , the Lord after answering their question turns to Peter & …

BUILDING A NEST?

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It was Billy Graham who said, “You cannot prevent a bird from flying over your head; but you can surely prevent it from building a nest on your head.” In John 13:2 we read about Satan putting a thought into the heart of Judas Iscariot; the thought to betray Jesus. Then we find Judas in v.27, which says that Satan …

ANSWERS TO PRAYER

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We all pray, and are delighted when God answers our prayer. Our God is a prayer-answering God. We have many examples of answered prayers in the Bible. Moses, who led the Israelites from Egypt, prayed whenever he was in difficult situations. Abraham, Daniel and David are all examples of great prayers. God was the king of Israel till the days …

THE STORY OF A KITE

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A few years ago, I was talking to the Pastor of a church, where I was invited to speak on their Women’s Sunday. He asked me whether I remembered him. I did not remember meeting him any time earlier. So, he asked me about the occasion when I was speaking at a Vacation Bible School (VBS) final day programme, in …

Nothing in this world belongs to us

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God had given me an opportunity to work on a project which was really a big challenge to me. I can say when I ask God for wealth, He gives me opportunities to do hard work. The day I got this opportunity my prayer was “Father help me to do my best here so that Your name will be glorified”. …

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 …

Demon Possessed or God Possessed

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“Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.” (1John 4:1) Here Apostle John is warning all believers. Paul also warns the believers about “the deceptive spirits in the later days.” (1Tim.4:1) As believers, we must discern (not judge) the spirit …

‘PRAYER’ – The Mark of a True Disciple

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Prayer is communication with God. If we call ourselves as disciples of Christ then we should also have a daily communication with God. In a family, if a child has less/no communication with the parents, then it is not a healthy sign. They do not know each other as they ought to. There will be lot of misunderstandings and assumptions …