Devotions

A Morning Routine

I recently read an interesting article on Forbes explaining the importance of developing a morning routine. The author argued that all successful people have morning routines. As I was going through the article, I couldn’t help but think of the morning routine that our Lord and Savior had. He always spent the first few hours …

Stain Removal

Cleaning agents are selective. That’s why you need a different agent for different stains. Some stains can be removed with ordinary soap but others need more creative interventions like vinegar, paraffin, etc. It explains why you can have a clean but stained garment. The blood of Jesus is not subject to such limitations. It is …

WAIT

We are an instant coffee and fast food generation. We have thrown patience out the window. It is hard to find someone who likes to wait. We are so used to getting things right now that the thought of waiting makes us mad. We have a problem queuing at the bus stop, bank, supermarket – …

Fear Attracts

I read a story of a man who worked for a transportation company. His role was cleaning the refrigerated trucks after they had delivered the days cargo. He always complained to his wife that he was afraid that his job would kill him. The refrigerated trucks could only be locked or opened from outside and …

Faith that is not tested is fake

Just before Jesus died, he left his followers with some instructions, promises, and prophecies. One of the remarkable things he said is in the following verse; *In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world.” John 16:33, MSG* Nobody enjoys difficult times. We all want it easy. …

A Persecuted Church

It began with the Roman empire in the early church. Then we had the middle ages that were characterized by communism. This led to the modern era mostly remembered for the sins of Hitler. And now we have the current situation where terrorists are targeting Christians. This is a brief timeline of church history – …