• 3 Things Jesus did After Resurrection

    3 Things Jesus did After Resurrection

    Easter 2020 is undoubtedly a different experience for all of us, and to be precise unexpectedly unpleasant. We stay within houses not to pray, party, or celebrate, but to guard our lives.  COVID-19 has become a universal threat, killing precious lives, and letting people tremble in fear of being the next possible victim.  According to Media reports,  in certain countries, the doctors are forced to make a choice on who needs to be treated, and whom to let go.  Might be, some of the elders even consciously agree to be left to die out of love for their fellow youngsters, …

  • The Blessings of Obedience

    The Blessings of Obedience

    Everything under heaven is a blessing, and a heart to enjoy it, take possession of it, and to benefit from it is experiencing this blessing in its fullest form. Blessing is defined as God’s favour and protection. In some dictionaries, it is referred as a request by someone to God to take care of a particular person, and it is something that makes a person extremely happy. We might find people having different desires and longings. For some it might be a new home, a promotion, a school or college admission, adding new members to a family, etc, for some …

  • Devotionals

    Worship The Sovereign King

    “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered.” Luke 2:1 The Bible records many personalities mentioned in various other historical documents and one such person is Augustus Caesar in whose honour this month has been named. Augustus Caesar changed the history by being the first Roman Emperor. He attempted to bring organizational changes and establish peace in his kingdom, and most of all fulfilled the old prophecy by issuing a decree on the census. It is said he would have wanted the people registered for tax purposes. Whatever be the reason …

  • Devotionals

    Thanking God For Nature

    “Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good.” Genesis 1:31 Have you ever wondered who the most difficult person for us to satisfy is? From simple daily activities to most intricate designs, from a very temporary material to the one that lasts for a lifetime, does it not take multiple rounds of practice, edits, reshaping, modifications, before it is fully certified as perfect in our own eyes? During our childhood, we were sent to school with a writing pad (slate or notebook), a writing tool and not to forget a tool to erase as …

  • Alive In The Risen Christ

    Alive In The Risen Christ

    Forty days of preparation, self-denial, special church services, prayer fellowships, Bible meditations, well-decorated churches, early morning church gatherings, festivities and feasting with families – Yes, that’s our Easter! Probably we can add Easter eggs, Easter bunnies, Easter markets and Easter Monday holidays to the list even if Good Friday is not considered as a global holiday. This is the annual time for us to remember, announce and celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Though year after year, it helps shift focus from a busy routine to give on an average extra five percentage of our time to God, it …

  • Devotionals

    Fight The Battle

    “No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him.” 2 Timothy 2:4 Surprises are always special and fill us with joy. Surprise visits by someone whom we miss dearly are icing on the cake. Videos of soldiers heading back home to meet their family, tiny little babies crawling fast to their military parents overloads us with such emotions of joy and happiness even if we are complete strangers and mere spectators to them. It is quite usual that we constantly think about our family consciously or unconsciously in our daily routine. …

  • Forget Not All His Benefits

    Forget Not All His Benefits

    Almost all of us would have a special feeling to receive something new, be it small or big, irrespective of our age. New dress brightens our looks, new paint brightens the house, new toys brighten our face, new assignments brighten our mood and of course new beginnings brighten up our life. Who does not like something new? A new year also is a much anticipated time that gives us yet again a chance to wipe out our past failures and to start afresh, sometimes with well-planned resolutions or sometimes even without. How important are the things of old in a …

  • Devotionals

    Sustaining in Faith

    “For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.” Hebrews 4:2. Hophni and Phinehas were priests of the Lord, day after day facing people who in absolute faith and thanksgiving offered sacrifices to the Lord. I would assume how their faith would have been strengthened seeing others pray and praise. To add on, these two priests were the sons of a very pious man who ministered sincerely to the Lord. He could not tolerate a woman being drunk and …

  • Devotionals

    Stay Humble in All Circumstances

    “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” Proverbs 27:2. Raising beautiful cut-outs, I remember vividly the enthusiastic shouts “Vote for Dove” while contesting in primary school elections with Dove being my symbol. As a part of the election propaganda, all the contestants were given few minutes to speak, and each of us praised ourselves to glory justifying we are the best. It was and still is a pleasant memory to me. Recently I encountered a few people who would just not stop speaking about themselves. Despite their credentials, hard-work, skills …

  • What is the Significance of Easter

    What is the Significance of Easter?

    I often wonder how would it feel if a young vibrant leader with a completely different yet meaningful and revolutionary approach was suddenly taken to a death punishment. It would come up as a rude shock not only to the followers but also to the opposition groups and probably if it was today, the entire media coverage might have been focussing around that. This was exactly the same thing that happened to a young man who came to the public light only about three years and a half before his accusers took him to be crucified, one of the cruellest …