It is unfortunate that we happen to live in a religious community that preach forgiveness but when the opportunity presents itself to show it they just don’t do it!!! The Church wants us to believe that we can always come and find solace, unconditional love, acceptance, forgiveness and restoration but when the situation comes, people… Continue reading Is The Church Forgiving Enough?
Apostle Paul once opened up his human side to us as believers, how he felt harassed and scared at some points in his ministry. Actually, he did that regularly. Today’s reflection dwells on the life and times of Apostle Paul, and reveals those aspects of Paul’s life that prove to us that even the greatest… Continue reading The Life of Apostle Paul – Harassed At Every Turn, Scared On The Inside
The Bible in History... In the latter part of Genesis, we read about the unusual story of a teenage boy named Joseph who was sold to captivity by his ten brothers. The Midianite Merchants who bought him later sold him to Egyptian slave market, and he was bought by a high ranking Egyptian officer named… Continue reading The Pharaoh Who Did Not Know Joseph
Did God Actually Kill Onan? What? No, He did not… Onan is not your regular Bible Hero.. By the way, who is Onan? Have you ever heard about him? Or her? Well, to make the short story shorter, Onan was the second son of a Bible Legend named JUDAH. Judah had three sons with his… Continue reading Did God Actually Kill Onan? For Spilling Semen?
I’m thinking about The 10 Commandments… It has a lot of “Thou shalt not’s”. It condemned covetousness. It condemned murder. It condemned adultery. It condemned stealing. It even condemned false witness. But over the years I have wondered; How come the list of 10 commandments does not include “Thou shalt not LIE?” Is it because lie is… Continue reading 11th Commandment: “Thou Shalt Not LIE…”
Earlier this year on Mother’s Day, I shared a story that was really sacred to me. It was about Jesus and his mother Mary, particularly at a point when it became obvious that he would no longer be around. Jesus had four brothers, but at his death, right there nailed to the cross, bleeding profusely,… Continue reading “Dear Woman, Here is Your Son!”
Earlier this year on Mother’s Day, I shared a story that was really sacred to me. It was about Jesus and his mother Mary, particularly at a point when it became obvious that he would no longer be around. Jesus had four brothers, but at his death, right there nailed to the cross, bleeding profusely,… Continue reading