Sermons

Ponder and Pray

[ 0 ] July 24, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: The one task of the church is to be like Jesus in compassion and proclamation. Both are critical to maintain the orthodoxy of our faith and command of the Lord.   Subject: The touch of Jesus Scripture: Mathew 8:1-4 During my morning devotion I was reading the above mentioned familiar passage and suddenly […]

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[ 0 ] June 19, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant Statement: All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors. John Calvin Subject: The Blessing of God Scripture: Genesis Psalm 112:1 This past week we all rejoiced greatly because our Pastor Amulya Rai had called us for […]

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[ 0 ] May 22, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: A leader takes the people in his heart and leads his people with humility, courage and vision. Subject: How and why have the mighty fallen Scripture: Acts 20:17-38   In India election is now a long drawn affair with endless speeches and rallies. When the final result was declared on the 16 of […]

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[ 0 ] May 1, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: As a Christian develop kind and gracious disposition towards all but particularly those who are fallen and hurt. Believers restore and not destroy.     Subject: Things are not as they seem Scripture: Isaiah 11:3 Our Lord Jesus Christ is the paradigm of all things wonderful and beautiful. The way He loved the […]

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[ 0 ] April 17, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant Statement: But who is this that cometh from the tomb, with dyed garments from the bed of death? He that is glorious in His appearance, walking in the greatness of strength? It is thy Prince, O Zion! Christian, it is your Lord! He hath trodden the wine-press alone; He hath stained His raiment with […]

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[ 0 ] April 3, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: “If you are a Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this world.” — Vance Havner     Subject: Let my people grow Scripture: 1 Thes. 5:11 This time while I was attending the board meeting […]

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[ 0 ] March 20, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: Believe in the Everlasting and Sovereign God who does not melt and is not redundant in these days of financial melting and redundancy.   Subject: Let enough be enough Scripture: Psalm 30: 7-9   Today one of the things uppermost in the mind of the people, all over the world is financial state […]

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[ 0 ] February 20, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.   Scripture: 1 Corinthian 12 Subject: Flying in Formation A few days ago I read a very beautiful illustration on church and I want to share with you this. Let […]

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[ 0 ] February 13, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear. Ferdinand Fock, French general (1851 – 1929)   Subject: The Depressed and Fearful Scripture: 1 King 19:3   People are fearful of all sorts of things. Here are some trivia for you to be tickled with. I was dumbfounded to […]

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[ 0 ] February 6, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant Statement: When time is tough then it a tremendous time for tough people.   Subject: Hey, it could be worse than this Scripture: Psalm 6 From 19 January to 2 February 2009 I traveled to Nepal, Siliguri, Banglore and back to Dehradun where I live. After over 36 years of travel by planes and […]

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[ 0 ] January 18, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: The Bible says “I am God and I change not” and this statement causes me to worship, depend, fear and love Him. He is absolute and consistent. Praise be to God.   Subject: My God is faithful Scripture: Lamentation 3:19-25   We live in a multicultural and multi-religious society and so it is […]

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[ 0 ] January 9, 2009 |
Ponder and Pray

Poignant statement: I prostrate in His presence in dust with awe but I also cling to Him as my Father. This is my God.     Subject: What God- The Lord and the Shepherd   Scripture: Psalm 23:1, Isaiah 40:10,11, Ps. 95:6,7   Mr. Patric Morley says: “There is a God we want and there […]

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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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[ 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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