Nothing Can Stop Us

“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.” Romans 13:11 When a New year ticks in, most of us stay awake till midnight to welcome it. We try our best to hold off our…

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Fight The Battle

“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.” Romans 13:11 When a New year ticks in, most of us stay awake till midnight to welcome it. We try our best to hold off our…

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You Are Never Alone

“Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.” Romans 13:11 When a New year ticks in, most of us stay awake till midnight to welcome it. We try our best to hold off our…

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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…

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Communication with God

“Do not fear, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard; and I have come because of your words.” Daniel 10:12. This is an era of extreme advancements in technology, especially in communication. We…

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Finding God’s will

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” Romans 8:35 Christian life is an adventurous journey through mountains and valleys, wilderness and green pastures, and often a delicate balance between moments of doubts and unshakeable faith. As…

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December 2017

“In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” Isaiah 30:15 The Universe is governed by laws and rules whether we know or are ignorant of it. Gravity is one such universal law that states every object in the universe attracts every…

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November 2017

“But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me.” Psalm 131:2 Weaning is an important process in a child’s normal and healthy development. It is the time when a mother slowly starts introducing her child…

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God’s Own Love

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Good Friday is a time we remember the sacrificial death of Christ for the sins of the world. The angel of the Lord told Mary to name the child that God is going to give her through Holy Spirit as “Jesus” as he will save His people from their sins.…

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April 2017

“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.” 1 John 4:18 The world sees Christ in many forms - a Good moral teacher, a Good man whose life was cut short terribly, a Saint, a Messenger from God, a Prophet and so on. But the Truth…

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March 2017

“So they set out from the mountain of the Lord and traveled for three days. The ark of the covenant of the Lord went before them during those three days to find them a place to rest”. Numbers 10:33 The Israelites were delivered from their bondage in Egypt by the…

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February 2017

“My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody!” Psalm 57:7 “Jallikattu” is the word that is going viral over the past few days and for the first time after India became independent a large mass of Tamilians has come together protesting to…

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Be loved and be loving

What else can be greater than receiving the greatest of gifts this new year? Love, the greatest of all gifts! (1 Corinthians 13:13). Jesus says, "Love the Lord your God... Love your neighbor as yourself. there is no commandment greater than these". (Mark 12:30,31). Thus He summarized the whole of…

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January 2017

"Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the Lord will do great things." Joel 2:21 When we turn back and see what happened last year, there could be instances where we would have faced disappointments, frustrations, anguish and fears. We often felt discouraged when things didn't go the…

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The time of our lives

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I remember my father used to tell me often these words “This is not the time”, or “wait for the right time”. This response is not something I could understand as a child. I always wanted to ride the bike when I was small, but my Dad never gave me.…

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December 2016

"Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus." Acts 21:13 It takes great courage to say that I am ready to die. Paul…

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November 2016

"When I am afraid I will put my trust in You." Psalm 56:3 Fear is common among both humans and animals. It’s one of the weapons that our enemy uses to make us stumble; stop us in our tracks from going forward in our walk with God. Fear is so…

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October 2016

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"But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining towards what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus." Philippians 3:13-14 Paul writes this letter to the church in Philippi from the prison in…

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September 2016

"I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed proper to Me." Jeremiah 27:5 Have you ever felt to be a fish out of water and wondered…

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August 2016

"For He is our Friend who sticks closer than a brother." Proverbs 18:24 As we draw near to the first Sunday of August, which the World observes as Friendship day, I would also want us all to see ‘What a Friend we have in Jesus’. I used to write one-liners…

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July 2016

"It is good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees." Psalm 119:71 We might face afflictions and hard times in life. The afflictions may be different for different people, but everyone goes through it. God will teach us something through these hard times, if we…

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June 2016

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." 2 Timothy 2:15 A couple of weeks ago, I was in a Christian Teacher’s conference in which an activity involved cutting a thread 168 inches long to…

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May 2016

"But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed." Galatians 1:8 Gospel is not a man-made message but God's plan of salvation revealed through His Son Jesus Christ. It is clear from this…

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April 2016

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God". 1 Corinthians 1:18 The Cross gets a lot of significance and importance during the Lent season as we meditate upon the suffering of Christ,…

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The ultimate secret

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The whole Bible revolves around the birth, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus submitted Himself to God's plan of redemption of mankind. It is pertinent to mention that every human has to acknowledge the existence of the biggest problem called Sin, which no one is immune to. This Sin…

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March 2016

"All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation." 2 Corinthians 5:18 Apostle Paul very firmly establishes the primary work for which we God’s children must strive for; yes, the ministry of reconciliation. In the Old Testament period, the priest…

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February 2016

Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?” John 20:15 We would have heard this verse in the Easter season. This question was asked in a critical and a chaotic situation of Christ's disciples. Everyone seemed to have forgotten the words of faith spoken by…

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January 2016

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"They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever." Psalm 125:1 God has graciously led us throughout 2015. He led us through good and bad times. There would have been moments of hope, joy, loneliness, doubts and confusion, but God…

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Beyond time

Everything in this world revolves around time. We attribute everything that happens around us to time. Time is what defines our day to day activities be it work, sleep or play. Time keeps us organised and it’s very difficult for us to think beyond the physical dimension called time. But…

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December 2015

"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor dust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal." Matthew 6:19,20 “Treasure” is something we…

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Give thanks in everything

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You might think as you read this article, Is it really necessary to give thanks? Does it really matter to be thankful or grateful? I had watched a video titled “The Science of happiness” by Soul Pancake. Certain volunteers were chosen for the demonstration and they were asked to close…

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November 2015

"It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness." Lamentations 3:22,23 In the Bible, we see many names and titles being attributed to Our Lord God. God of Israel; God of All comfort; God…

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October 2015

"When you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God." 1 Peter 2:20 Recently I read a short thought on the Orange fruit giving Orange juice how much ever it is squeezed, while we under pressure bring out many things that otherwise is unlikely…

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September 2015

"And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men." Matthew 4:19 Swimming was a long cherished dream for me and more rightly so after I had a frightening incident in mid Sea water some 2 years back. Thank God, this August I had time…

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August 2015

“From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph.” Genesis 39:5 Most of us would have experienced the beginning of a new academic year either for our own selves or for…

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June 2015

“Noah found favour in God’s eyes.” Genesis 6:8 Do you remember the first time you succeeded when taking the thread out through an eye of a needle? The first time when you tried to cook or make juice? The first time you won some competition? Each of these tiny things…

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May 2015

“So he got up ate and drank. Strengthened by the food, he travelled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God” 1 Kings 19:8 Those were turbulent times in Israel under the rule of King Ahab. He married Jezebel a sidonian and began to serve…

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Where are you searching?

The other day my mom was searching for a document, and my dad was watching her as she went surfing about. After sometime he quipped to my mom, are you searching at the right place? In life it is very important where we search for things. What would happen if…

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The Resurrection

Many believers are aware that this day is remembered as The Resurrection Day of Christ and not as some call it as Easter. For some who don’t yet know the difference - The word Easter is synonymous with the Goddess of Ishtar (Goddess of Spring/Fertility) to whom people in old…

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Darkness to Light

One of the greatest gifts to the human being is light be it a natural light or an invented light. Light has this powerful nature to expose the darkness and to expose the hidden things. It gives clarity for us to function, as man cannot effectively function in darkness. Just…

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April 2015

“He rescues me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me” Psalm 55:18 Earlier last month, I had to visit different furniture shops that were in the same stretch of road to choose the best one and suddenly while in car way back I noticed that…

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March 2015

“Then Peter said, "Silver or gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk." Acts 3:6 This devotional comes to you at a point when in some parts of the world hatred is shown against Christians especially…

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February 2015

“Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he” Proverbs 29:18 “I have no vision, but I had a vision to become an IAS” echoed the voice of a young woman whom I met recently on a Republic Day function, who has…

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Zeal for God

We might have lot of plans for this New Year. Plans to accomplish something at work, plans to buy something new and so on. But do we have plans for our spiritual growth? Is this New Year going to be a year of transformation in our spiritual growth or it…

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January 2015

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“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever.” John 14:15-16 The greatest gift one can receive as a believer in Jesus Christ is God’s guidance through the in dwelling of…

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Christmas for all

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Do you remember, when was the last time ’A news’ had brought great joy to ALL mankind? Was it when Germany won the football world cup in 2014? No, people in Argentina would tell you how much they were hurt of the loss. How about the time when Neil Armstrong…

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December 2014

“Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2 It was through my walk in the wilderness that I…

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Thank You Lord

A month ago, I along with my father engaged ourselves in a task we considered Herculean and kept pending for several weeks. We wanted to segregate all the clothes of my late mother and late grandmother and distribute among the people around us. With utmost care, keeping each person to…

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November 2014

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“But Samuel replied: “Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of the rams.” 1 Samuel 15:22 King Saul, the first anointed King of Israel…

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October 2014

“All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the soul is not satisfied.” Ecclesiastes 6:7 One of the God’s greatest blessings we consider in our lives is to be employed and earn for our bread. For most of us getting a job is certainly realized as God’s…

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September 2014

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“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105 During the time of King Josiah of Judah, the nation of Judah went through a period of reformation. Josiah did right in the sight of the lord. He was different from lot of his…

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July 2014

“My soul wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him.” Psalm 62:5 It is hard to believe half of this year has already come to a close with the swift passing of time. We might have started this year expecting a lot of things or with some…

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Year of new beginnings

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My Guitar was making strange sounds and I tried to tune it properly. No matter how I fine tune it, it sounded the same. When I started to play, one of the strings broke. It was then I realized that the guitar needed new strings. It cannot make proper sound…

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‘X’mas

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Few weeks ago, I was sitting in front of a 10 year old girl who recently had an issue and I had to counsel her. It’s one of the most difficult sessions I had and I was nervous about it. I work in an organization where we have uncared and…

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