Offline for Five Months

When the course of his priestly assignment was completed, he went back home. It wasn’t long before his wife, Elizabeth, conceived. She went off by herself for five months, relishing her pregnancy. “So, this is how God acts to remedy my unfortunate condition!” she said. (Luke 1:24-25 MSG) In our social media driven world, we’reContinue reading “Offline for Five Months”

No Good Apart from God

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him. (Acts 10:38 NIV) This is one of my favourite Scriptures. For years I read it and missed the point. See, Jesus ofContinue reading “No Good Apart from God”

Jesus: The Gift We Needed

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”  (John 3:16 NIV) Ever since our twin nephews were born, we’ve gone to their parents for gift suggestions because they know what the boys need best. Of course weContinue reading “Jesus: The Gift We Needed”

Christmas: A Journey of Faith

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23 NIV) It doesn’t make sense, does it? Even Mary, who was chosen to be the mother of God’s Son, didn’t get it. “How will this be,” MaryContinue reading “Christmas: A Journey of Faith”

He is Touched by Your Faith!

While people were crowding and pressing against Him, Jesus stopped and asked the question, “Who touched me?” (Luke 8:45). Then Peter jumped in with his two cents, “Master, the people are crowding and pressing against you” (v.45). But Jesus wasn’t referring to just any touch, so He explained, “Someone touched me; I know that powerContinue reading “He is Touched by Your Faith!”

Resurrection Moment

The devil thought he had won. Jesus was as good as dead, or so he thought. Then something happened that even the devil didn’t see coming – Jesus came back to life…stronger. There comes a time when this resurrection moment becomes a part of the Christian’s life. You experience a death of sorts and theContinue reading “Resurrection Moment”