324/365 Luke 21:8 And he said, “See that you are not led astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am he!’ and, ‘The time is at hand!’ Do not go after them. Upon a closer look, it appears as though God takes himself entirely out of the picture and lays all responsibility... Continue Reading →
LOVE HAS NO EXPECTATIONS
303/365 Luke 14:12-13 When you give a dinner or a banquet, don't invite your friends and family and relatives and rich neighbors. If you do, they will invite you in return, and you will be paid back. When you give a feast, invite the poor, the paralyzed, the lame, and the blind When we take... Continue Reading →
HAVE YOU SOWED ANYTHING?
222/365 HAVE YOU SOWED ANYTHING? 2 Corinthians 9:6 The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. I tried to read past this verse but just couldn't. The words that jumped out at me were also those of St Paul 'Do not be deceived, God... Continue Reading →
FOLLOWING THE AUTHOR OF LIFE
FOLLOWING THE AUTHOR OF LIFE 173/365 Matthew 8:19, 20 Then a teacher of the law came to him and said, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Those words which Jesus spoke to... Continue Reading →
171/365 Luke 2:44 Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. DEFAULT SITUATION Today we read about the visit of Jerusalem and Jesus going missing after the events of the day. We realise that the first place Mary and Joseph... Continue Reading →
HIS WAYS ARE NOT OURS
DAY 279 OF 365 IN 2021 HIS WAYS ARE NOT OURS Jonah 3:10-4:1 And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not. But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.... Continue Reading →
ENCOUNTERING THE KING FROM ‘NAZARETH’
DAY 236 OF 365 IN 2021 ENCOUNTERING THE KING FROM 'NAZARETH' John 1:45-46 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”And Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to... Continue Reading →
WITH OR WITHOUT?
DAY 234 OF 365 IN 2021 WITH OR WITHOUT? John 6:67-68 Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. Whenever a decision is made to jump ship, it is expected that the transition is... Continue Reading →
HAVE YOU BEEN DISAPPOINTED?
DAY 193 OF 365 IN 2021 HAVE YOU BEEN DISAPPOINTED? Over the last month, there have been a wave of sporting events sweeping across the globe over ranging from football, tennis, boxing, etc. As expected, there have been winners and losers, hence disappointments along the way. Yet, what is worth thinking about is what happens... Continue Reading →