Though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich. — 2 Corinthians 8:9 What do you imagine Heaven is like? With streets of gold and gates of jewels? With peace and love and joy abounding? Can you imagine ever leaving such a place? Jesus did. … Continue reading He makes me rich
As the Scriptures say, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and discard the intelligence of the intelligent." 1 Corinthians 1:19 For we who are being saved, we know the power; it is the power to save us from sin. As William Evans says: We believe that Christ’s Cross reveals the love of God, … Continue reading Wisdom, Power and the Cross
Sharing these thoughts with you make me ponder upon my own reading lifestyle in such deeper ways. Here are some more ideas which I try to apply when I sit down with my Bible, trying to give it the attention that it deserves If you've not read the first part, read here 2: Try refocusing … Continue reading When you don’t like reading your Bible – Part 2
Do you ever feel like banging your head against your Bible? Does reading Scripture feel like a detox diet, where nothing tastes good, but you choke down the foods because they’re healthy? Do you recognize nothing is sinking in as your eyes glaze over the words and pages? As a new Christian, I took the … Continue reading When you don’t like reading your Bible – Part 1
As you wait attentively in My Presence, the Light of the knowledge of My Glory shines upon you. This radiant knowledge transcends all understanding. It transforms every fiber of your being: renewing your mind, cleansing your heart, invigorating your body. Open yourself fully to My Presence; be awed by My glorious Being. Try to imagine what I … Continue reading HE IS MY GOD
India steps into its 72nd year of Independence. What has it seen so far? With fourteen Prime Ministers, (fifteen including Gulzarilal Nanda who twice acted in the role), five wars and today with over 1.2 billion people the population of India represents 17.99 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 6 … Continue reading Seventy-two and counting!
My first experience with water skiing came at the age of 19 at this little island called Langkawi. I was quietly anxious about the adventure. All of my focus was on getting up on those skis. The first attempt was over before it began. One tug from the motorboat, and the rope left my hands … Continue reading Do you have an “Exit Strategy?”