Devotion

Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] November 29, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: When Jesus said, “If you are going to follow me, you have to take up a cross,” it was the same as saying, “Come and bring your electric chair with you. Take up the gas chamber and follow me.” He did not have a beautiful gold cross in mind—the cross on a church […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] November 21, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] November 10, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: Once Jesus frees you then you can never be slave of anyone Subject:Freedom by the Gospel Scripture: Luke 4: 14-30   This past month I read one of the most powerful and eye opening books on Hinduism and the evil of caste system. The title of the book is Debrahmanising History by Braj […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] October 28, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: If you are patient in one moment of anger then you will escape hundred days of sorrows. Subject: Speak not Strike Scripture: Number 20:1-13, Deut: 34:1-8   May I request you to read the scripture portion quoted above before you read this devotional? Moses was a reluctant leader right from the beginning but […]

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Ponder ans Pray

[ 0 ] October 21, 2008 |
Ponder ans Pray

Poignant statement: Some people complain because God put thorns on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses among thorns.”     Subject: Give thanks to the Lord Scripture: Psalm 100 Canada celebrated Thanksgiving Day on 13 of October 2008 and since we are here for few weeks we got to see some of the […]

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Ponder ans Pray

[ 0 ] October 10, 2008 |
Ponder ans Pray

Poignant statement: Greet each day with your eyes open to beauty, your mind open to change, and your heart open to love.   Subject: Each day God’s Gift Scripture: Psalm 118:24 It is very interesting to note that in the West people are obsessed with daily weather. They always seem to be discussing about the […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] September 27, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: Romance does not die in old age, it matures to great beauty Subject: Loving in late autumn of life Scripture: Ephesians 5:25   I am now in England for three weeks. When I arrived here, I had just gone out for my long walk and when I came back I saw one of […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] September 19, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement “Sandwich every bit of criticism between two thick layers of praise” Subject: MAY BE YOU NEED TO CLEAN YOUR WINDOW Scripture: Mathew 7:1-5 One day a young couple moved in a neighborhood. Early morning when they were having breakfast, the young woman looks out of the window and says to her husband. “Look, […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] September 5, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven. Subject: Forgiving and going beyond Scripture: Genesis 50:15-21   How many times we have heard and also said to ourselves that we will forgive willingly because the Bible says so but […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] August 22, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: When pain can’t bless, heaven quits in despair. Sarah William   Subject: Why it has happened to me Scripture: Genesis 45:3-11     When Joseph was sold in slavery by his own brother, when he landed up in jail for no fault of his own, he must have wondered what is going on. […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] August 13, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound by that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free. Catherin Ponde   Subject: Forgiving others Scripture: Mathew 18 21-35 The message of the Bible is that God […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] August 8, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offence into everlasting forgiveness” Henry Becheer Ward.       Subject: The forgiveness of God Scripture: Psalm 130 One of the most amazing things that happen to us when we become a believer of the Lord Jesus Christ is that our sins are forgiven. Once […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] August 1, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardour and attended to with diligence. Subject: Competent to lead   Scripture: I Timothy 3:1-13 There was once a very wealthy and learned young man who went to the East to seek out a wise Zen master as his new mentor. […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] July 24, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: “There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends” Homer Subject: The Confident Couple Scripture: Ephesians 5: Last week I had the privilege to speak at a wedding reception and after the service […]

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Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] July 18, 2008 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant saying of the Week: Communication is depositing a part of yourself in another person   Subject: ABC OF COMMMUNICATION Scripture: Matthew 12:3 Last week I was invited to speak at a small Bible School. I was armed with a great message and a lengthy one too. I wanted them to know the whole truth […]

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But You Beloved

[ 0 ] July 11, 2008 |
But You Beloved

When things turn sour around us let us just go deeper in His ways and that will save us from wandering in the wilderness of gossip and useless pursuit of those things that do not matter. One morning I was incessantly gripping about one Christian worker and his behaviour and my wife gently told me […]

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Jesus the Healer

[ 0 ] June 20, 2008 |
Jesus the Healer

I was full of hurts due to poverty and addiction but they loved me just the same and I found out later that they had this reservoir of love in them because they believed in the Lord Jesus who is the Ocean of Love and Healing. In my early morning meditation I was just wondering what […]

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AN OLD TATTERED SANDAL

June 12, 2008 |
AN OLD TATTERED SANDAL

Then Jesus comes to us at the point of our need and he gives us his life to make us feel fulfilled. When we were growing up, having a pair of shoes was a great luxury. We were poor and could afford only locally made shoes for RS.10 a pair and that too only once […]

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DEMISE OF DYNASTY

[ 0 ] June 6, 2008 |
DEMISE OF DYNASTY

Let me also say that we need to pray for the present leaders so that they may govern Nepal with great deal of wisdom, honesty and sacrifice. ON 29 of May 2008 we watched on TV with great curiosity the proceeding of the Constituent Assembly and saw the foregone conclusion of the ouster of monarchy […]

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Ministering Among the Needy People

[ 0 ] May 23, 2008 |
Ministering Among the Needy People

Our organization is in the process of seeking a new President and I had to attend the meeting in Frankfurt to be part of the team to take interview of the candidates for eight days. The meeting was very interesting but I almost died because I am not at all good with board etc. I […]

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