Last year after a hurricane, when we went around our neighborhood to see the aftermath effect, it surprised me to see the huge trees ripped off and the trees which are lean and small stood the hurricane. Then the Holy Spirit spoke to me showing the fallen trees that “the strength of the roots matter.”
When life hits us with unexpected challenges or prolonged suffering, faith gets shattered. There will be times when grief and loneliness overshadows and make us question ‘Why is this happening to me? Why God is not interfering? Why is He quiet? If God is just, why did He not defend me from false accusations?’
When We Think Egypt Was Better....!!! Deuteronomy 8:2 “Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.” The story of Israelites wandering in the wilderness … Continue reading When We Think Egypt Was Better….!!!
You Are In GOD’S Training Phase!! “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11 Often, the time between God gives His promise and its fulfillment is the toughest. It can be compared to … Continue reading You Are In GOD’S Training Phase!!
Watch Out In Your Weak Moments So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7 NLT It's often in our weak moments, the devil tries to tempt us to sin. When we look into the story of Jesus, the devil tempted Him thrice, when Jesus was physically weak … Continue reading Watch Out In Your Weak Moments
Are You Searching In A Wrong Place? “I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation…” Philippians 4:12 I struggled for a long time with a heart of discontent. Whenever I buy something, I would never be happy and satisfied with it thinking there might be something better than this. Fed … Continue reading Are You Searching In A Wrong Place?
There Is A Giant To Deal With At Every Stage !! “And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 (NLT) Seven years back when I had accepted Christ, I was struggling with lot of problems. I was jobless, dominated and … Continue reading There Is A Giant To Deal With At Every Stage !!
Is This Real Work For God? Colossians 3:23-24 (NIV) “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” Yesterday, while driving to … Continue reading Is This Real Work For God?
You Have Everything You Need His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 (NIV) One fine morning, I was craving to eat Vada (a traditional south Indian dish). I went into kitchen, prepared … Continue reading You Have Everything You Need
How Do You Protect Your Mind? “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”(1 Peter 5:8) Satan attacks the most vulnerable place in us, our Mind. He attacks our thoughts and emotions resulting in depression, pain, suspicion, self-pity, stubbornness, misunderstanding. A person … Continue reading How Do You Protect Your Mind?