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 […]

Our God of all comfort

 (2 Corinthians 1:3-7)       “The central neurosis of our time is emptiness.”   1. Defeated by the vanity of life: Bertrand Russell was born into a Christian home and taught to believe in God, but he rejected his training and became an outspoken atheist. His daughter, Katherine Tait, said of him, “Somewhere at […]

The one who is in you is greater

The one who is in you is greater

Bible Passage: “You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.” (1 John 4:4)   1. Introductory note: The word “You” is used by John to address those who confessed Jesus in contrast to the false teachers. […]

Worship in truth and spirit

Worship in truth and spirit

1. The coming of God’s spirit: “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:23 -24)   The […]

Strength in weakness and joy in suffering

Strength in weakness and joy in suffering

1. Hope does not disappoint: Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. (Romans 5:3-5)   […]

The greatest discovery of the century

The greatest discovery of the century

(The Dead Sea Scrolls)   1.    Qumran: Qumran is best known as the place where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered not so long ago. The discoveries were made in caves located in the cliffs a mile or so west of the NW corner of the Dead Sea, at a place known by the modern […]

THE HEART OF WORSHIP

WORSHIP with an awareness of what’s happening in HEAVEN…   Zedino Seyie   GOD is the heart of worship. And any act that we think is worship IS NOT worship as long as it involves  “me” “I” “my talents” “my voice” “my musicianship.” It isn’t about confidence either. Those of you who know me do […]

Rev. Lano Longchar: The Man of God

…and his extraordinary legacy lives on   Akangjungla All my heart to Him I give, Ever to Him I’ll cling, In His blessed presence live, Ever His praises sing, Love so mighty and so true, Merits my soul’s best songs, Faithful, loving service, too, To Him belongs. -Lyrics by James Rowe   In the noon […]

Coveting: The sin no one will admit

Scripture passage: “You shall not covet your neighbour’s house. You shall not covet your neighbour’s wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbour.” (Exodus 20:17)   Selie Visa   1. Brief introductory note: In the final commandment of the Ten Commandments (The Decalogue) the key word […]

‘unknowing God’ is to be most concerned about in the world

Rev. L. Suohie Mhasi   Knowing the Creator is the primary need of mankind. It is the foundation of consistent life for mankind. By  truly  knowing  God  only  one  can  believe, fear  and  obey  Him. The  ones  who  really  know  God  delight  the  perfect  characteristics  of  God  and  hate  evils. The  Lord  Jesus  Christ  said  […]

Do Not Fear

Taliakum   Fear seems to be a universal experience for all earthlings, though at different levels of intensity. It sweeps across all religions and worldviews. It somehow wraps you up like a shadow wraps up a pillar. Joining a new school, college, job and anything new shakes your heart. People of all ages go through […]