The Divine Shepherd

The Divine Shepherd

Psalm 23 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, 3 He restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the […]

Christmas in all shapes and sizes

Easterine Kire   In many metropolitan cities in India, as well as around the world, gift shops have Christmas goodies on display by the beginning of November. Airport shops brilliantly display their Christmas offers. Santas are available in all shapes and sizes, and the interiors of shops are covered in Christmas paraphernalia such as tinsel, […]

We love because God first loved us

We love because God first loved us

1. God’s abounding love: “The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.” (Psalm 103:8) Though the Lord may be justly angry because of sin, he does not maintain his anger for long. Great as his wrath may be, his mercy is greater. God’s rule is characterized by grace.   2. God’s […]

The wounded healer has an agenda on non-healing

Ezamo Murry   As we all focus on disability on this NBCC Sunday for Persons with disability (PwD) the following few talking point will also widen our horizon on the subject.   Human desire to be whole, perfect and flawless is natural but to achieve it we cannot bring God the Creator of varieties under […]

The God of the Bible

Dr. L.M. Murry   Our God is not one God out of many gods. It is about what the Bible says about God. Across the pages of the Bible, march the armies of the kingdoms of long ago, beginning from the Hettite Empire to a span of two and half thousand years, ending in the […]

Your Grace is Enough

Your Grace is Enough

Beni Seb or as I lovingly call her Benile has been a dear friend. I’ve known her as a lover. And a very genuine and passionate lover at that! She loves and loves and loves! She’s not the hard-to-please kind, we cry very easily and we realised how much we love worship too! Her heart […]

The Final Judgment of God

The Final Judgment of God

Selie Visa   1. The final judgment:   The final judgment is the sentence that will be passed on our actions at the last day. The persons to be judged are the whole race of Adam without a single exception whether living or dead and the fallen angels.   2. Three examples of judgment: “Though […]

The Scripture Doctrine of Divorce

The Scripture Doctrine of Divorce

1. Introduction: Marriage was instituted by God in Paradise before the Fall. The union of Adam and Eve was the first marriage. Here we have its original charter, which was confirmed by our Lord, as the basis on which all regulations are to be framed. Matthew 19:3-12 contain the doctrine for divorce. The New Testament […]

When “Be Still” and Grace Meet

When “Be Still” and Grace Meet

In my stay in Bangalore, I’ve seen Watinaro Longkumer grow. She is one of those who shifts the atmosphere when they start worshipping. I first met her on her first night at NCF’s All Night Prayer, she was all shy and quiet and smiling away. And then she sang a song, and she just took […]

Sexual immorality- a different category of sin

Selie Visa   Bible passage:   “Flee sexual immorality! Every sin a person commits is outside of the body – but the immoral person sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you […]

Grace met LOVE

Grace met LOVE

A friend was narrating about how a couple that we know does so much without any media attention or publicity with and through their church. He went on to say about how he was in tears while appreciating them for all that they do. This couple is full of love! I see just and only […]

Things and practices that is detestable to God

Things and practices that is detestable to God

Abomination has three distinct Hebrew words (piggul, to`ebhah, sheqets) are rendered in the KJV by “abomination,” or “abominable thing,” referring (except in Genesis 43:32; Genesis 46:34) to things or practices abhorrent to God, and opposed to the ritual or moral requirements of His religion. The New Testament equivalent of the noun is bdel-ug-ma, “detestable” or […]