14The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus. 15He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves in the eyes of others, but God knows your hearts. What people value highly is detestable in God’s sight. (Luke 16, 14-15).
Gideon’s Ephod – What Christians Can learn from it? I think many of you might be familiar with the man named Gideon who was one of the Judges and great reformers in Ancient Israel.
What should I do to inherit Eternal Life? This is a question that we all encounter at times during our spiritual journey on earth. Sometimes an unbeliever throws this question at us or it can even be from a normal believer in Christ. But how do you answer this question?
31And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: 32But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. (Luke 22, 31-32).
Stand firm and you will win life. This instruction of Christ is more relevant in the 21st century than any other time in the history of the Church. Because, nowadays, believers are going through more challenges in their spiritual life than ever before and many are renouncing their faith and walking away from Christ.
But unless you repent, you too will all perish – This is a warning that Jesus gives his audience while teaching them about the issues of life. During the time of Christ, Jerusalem was an infamous city in which all kinds of wickedness were practised.
1The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. (Proverbs 14, 1).
Dear sisters in Christ, does the above statement sound true for you? Have you ever come across someone who belongs to any one of these two groups of women?
Is there any similarity between the first century church and the 21st century church? This question might be a bit surprising to many of you who claim to be born-again believers.
13“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.( Matthew 7, 13-14)