How much faith do we need for a miracle?

Miracles are displays of God’s power over human body, and nature that he created at his will.

The cliché “exercise your faith” accentuates human effort, while miracles are purely what God does at his discre­tion. Nothing may happen however hard your exercise your faith unless God makes the move!

Praying is Commitment to Action

Jesus taught that praying is committing to act; he expects us to commit to what we pray for. The disciples whom Jesus asked to pray for laborers are the first batch of laborers that he had in mind. They may pray for more laborers like them, but they cannot shun their personal responsibility to be harvesters that they prayed for. Praying for a cause is committing to that cause. Without that commitment prayer turns useless.

God’s Everlasting Faithfulness

She was young, handsome, healthy, and happily married. But a fatal car accident has redrawn all this. She had to fight for many months for her life under expert medical care to survive as a paraplegic limited to a wheelchair. That was the end of her marriage as her husband walked away from her life as […]

Singing among the Lions!

“My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody!” Psalms 57:7 Can anyone sing when surrounded by hungry lions? When surrounded by enemies who intend to harm us there is no time to sing or to think of singing. But the Psalmist says, “My heart is steadfast, O […]

Power of the Portable Word

The power of the Word, to transport itself into any culture is the secret of Christian mission. It is the Word not the Sword that empowers the Church of Jesus Christ in her mission to all world. The church, empowered by the portability of the Word brings down the gates of hell wherever they stand against “the faith once entrusted to the saints.”

Why Christ-followers are busy serving others?

Down through the centuries the followers of Christ have set examples of being kind through their service to humanity all over the world. Numerous hospitals, orphanages, schools, and colleges in places where there was no health care and proper education are examples of kindness that is integral to the followers of Christ.  Kindness is love […]

How to deal with fretting?

Bible advises not to fret! “Do not fret because of the evil men or be envious of those who do wrong” (Psa 37:1). Reasons for fretting are many: People whom we depend on may fail us. Sometimes we dwell on our mistakes and failures. We may be around people who are disappointed, anxious, worried, and […]

Prayers God Refuses to Anwer!

There are prayers that God may not answer. This statement contradicts the hype around miracles, deliverances and so on. People tend to believe that God answers prayers unconditionally especially when some people with extraordinary gifts pray for us. People seeking solutions to their problems flock around such people to get their prayers answered. People subscribe to […]