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The Favor of God and the Place of Authority

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Category: Convention Messages, English, Favor of God

One can’t study about favor without eventually getting into a study about authority; because, the same favor that allows one to be under authority will also place one in authority. So, let’s study this subject of favor and authority through a consideration of the life of a great prophet in the Old Testament, Daniel. Daniel knew how to be in authority because he knew how to be under authority. The favor of God was what Continue reading…

The Holy Spirit

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Category: English, Theology

The Bible teaches us that the Holy Spirit is the Third Person of the Holy Trinity. Of course, the doctrine is not presented in the terms we have just used. However, the doctrine is certainly taught. The Holy Spirit is called as the Spirit of God (Gen.1:1), the Spirit of Christ (Rom.8:9), and the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:49). He is also the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth (John 14:17), the Spirit of Glory (1Pet.4:14), the Continue reading…

The Humanity of Christ: The Incarnation

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Category: English, Theology

The Incarnation of Christ is a cardinal doctrine of the New Testament. The Bible refers to it as the first link in a chain of events that compose the mystery of godliness. And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Preached among the Gentiles, Believed on in the world, Received up in glory. John refers to the event as the moment Continue reading…

Essential Facts about the Trinity

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Category: English, Theology

The word “Trinity” is not found in the Bible, but the doctrine is explicitly evident there. Much of the confusion governing the doctrine revolves around the human impossibility to conceive how 1 and 1 and 1 make 1 and not three. Perhaps it was Prof. Nathan Wood who once illustrated it this way. He said that the scheme shouldn’t be 1+1+1=1 (couldn’t be), but 1x1x1=1. Of course, though a bit weak in analogy, the illustration Continue reading…

God of Courage and Confidence

Friday, April 20, 2012

Category: English, Theology

“Therefore, when I was planning this, did I do it lightly? Or the things I plan, do I plan according to the flesh, that with me there should be Yes, Yes, and No, No? But as God is faithful, our word to you was not Yes and No. For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us–by me, Silvanus, and Timothy–was not Yes and No, but in Him was Yes. Continue reading…

Resurrection Message

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Category: Easter, English, Passion Week

“Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.” ~S.D. Gordon The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a central to the Christian experience; for, it spells new life. Paul wrote: “For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life.” (Rom 5:10). A Message of Power and Victory The power of resurrection is the ultimate Continue reading…

The Lamb Who Overcame

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Category: English, Passion Week

And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it, and I wept much that no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to into into it. Then one of the elders said to me, “Weep not; lo, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that he can open the scroll and its Continue reading…

Missing Children of India: Steps to Save

Monday, March 19, 2012

Category: English, India

On December 9, 2011, Zeenews reported that every hour nearly 11 children go missing in India (See Zeenews) It went on to highlight the following: In 2004-05, the NHRC reported that an estimated 44,000 children go missing every year with one-fourth of them remaining untraced. The number has shown an increase of 32 per cent over a period of seven years. “If the average number of 150 reported missing children per district (from available data) Continue reading…

God of Hope

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Category: English, Theology

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” (Rom. 15:13) The number one killer in the world is the sense of hopelessness. The absence of hope destroys all sense of life. Therefore, the Bible relates godlessness with hopelessness. “having no hope and without God in the world” (Eph.2:12) But, anyone who believes in God is Continue reading…

God of Love

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Category: English, Theology

“God is love,” the Bible tells us in 1John 4:16. This is not only a great revelation of who God is but also a great revelation of what love is. It means that love is sacred and is the very nature of God. Therefore, love has also been the greatest target of violence by the devil who is in rebellion against God. When the Bible tells us that God is love, it means that love Continue reading…