when I am weak, then am I strong !!!

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.-2Corin 12:10

Praise the Lord, This is a very beautiful verse which i always used to read when i get demotivated, depressed or failures . When we look at unending problems or failures our only comfort is Lord Jesus Christ. He is answer to all our questions and failures. A person who always wins may not learn much, but failures will teach us many things, particularly it mould our character to that of Jesus Christ. We may feel weak inside when we face failure but at time we must say the above verse “when I am weak, then am I strong”

One man of God said, an ink spill over the wall if we give to an artist , he will paint a beautiful art on the wall using that spill. Our God is also like that artist, what ever may be our mistakes, failures, Jesus will turn that to sweet victory. The victory may be delayed but it is not denied, as Jesus overcame this world, He will enable each one of us to overcome this world. Only the overcomers will inherit the Kingdom of God.

Perhaps may be people around us may not understand us, our own children, parents, friends may not understand us, but Jesus Christ always understands us, He knows our problems, He comforts us, He cares and leads us not only in this present world but even unto to the eternity. May God give us grace to be strong in Faith, rest God will do.

” He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; “-Roman 4:20

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Do you have time to pray ?

We have spent 364 days in this 2018 , just one day is left. When we think how we have spent, it shows that most of time we have spent time in our daily routine work.

We had time to get up early in morning, brush our teeth, take bath, have breakfast, go to work, have lunch, return home, spend time with friends , relatives, and family. We have spent hours in watching movies, playing games, even more time on Social Media. But we didn’t have time to pray. Reality is we had time, but we didn’t spare time to seek Jesus and spend time in prayer.

Some of us may say I pray for 5 minutes, 10 minutes, yes God surely accepts these prayers but

Jesus Christ : findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour ? (Mat 26:40)

This shows that to be caught up in second coming of Jesus Christ or ordinary prayer is not enough, we need to pray more at least one hour daily. Let God give grace in year 2019 we will spend one hour daily in prayer seeking Jesus Christ.

Healing by blood of Jesus Christ

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. – Isaiah 53:5”

Praise the Lord for his grace and mercy, the above verses is a strong promise that Lord Jesus Christ have given us. When we fall sick , we need to clearly examine our live why this sickness or disease have come to me. By above verses come come to know because of our transgressions ,inquities and sin we get sick.

When we seek the mercy of God he is ready to forgive our sins and heal our sickness. Our God is rich is mercy to forgive us – Psalms 103:11 “ For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.” When ask forgiveness He will surely forgive and heal us.
We get sick because of trial from Satan. Some times God permits Satan to try us. Hence during trial time we need to hold on to promise of God and overcome our sickness.

We do get disease or have disease by birth , the reason for this is to reveal the healing power of Jesus Christ
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby. John 11:4

Whatever may be the reason we to pray to God and find the reason and seek mercy of God and receive healing. There is nothing impossible for God. God is able to heal all types of sickness

“And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people” – Matthew 4:23

Let us pray and claim the promises that God have given us through Jesus Christ.

“For I am the Lord that health thee”- Exodus 15:26

Our only Goal !!

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‘One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.” – Psalms 27:4

The football world cup 2018 season is going on. Each people who are spectators want their country to win the match and move on forward to final match.  In final also they don’t want draw but a complete victory to lift the Cup.  That is ambition of each team.

Similarly , who are we?
What is our goal?

Many years we are attending church nominally . We  are praying  for ou needs and that’s all, no vision of eternity and preparation of our life for eternity.

But when we consider what is our “Goal”
answer is ”nothing”.

When receive worldly blessings, we think we have reached our goal.  But that’s wrong.

Psalmist King Davids only desire was to dwell in the house of Lord all his days of life.

He being a king desired to dwell in the house of Lord rather than Palace with luxuries ! Because he truly loved God.

We who  are in new testament period,  we our selves that is our is dwelling place of God, that is the  temple of God.

“What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own.”-  I Corinth 6:19.

We need to be holy, preserve our holiness because our body is the temple of God. To live an overcoming holy life we need to go to church regularly. But  most of times we go late by 5 or 10 minutes.  Even though we attend we always looking at watch when will the message get over and we go home.

In this present world if we don’t like the presence of God in church , then how can we spend thousands of thousands years with Jesus in heaven for eternity  ??? !!!

In heaven we will have only Jesus  and bands of angels praising Him continuously. If we don’t learn to love Jesus here on earth, then how will we love him and spend time through out eternity???

Our Jesus Christ have already won the match for us and showed his love for towards us (John3:16). We are are on the victory side.  we are in the last days of his coming ,Our one and only GOAL is to be like  Him (Jesus Christ ). We must change our  character to like Jesus only then we will be caught up in His coming.

“Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.”-1 John 3:2

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Little time !!

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” In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.” – 1 Cor 15:52

I use to wonder why Jesus Christ have kept fraction of second  (moment ) for Rapture. If God would give one minute,  one hour,  or a day for transformation, then all most everyone one will ask forgiveness from Jesus Christ and become worthy to enter kingdom of Heaven.  Imagine I we have to board a train, we must get prepared well and go to station and wait for that particular time when the train arrives. We will have only few minutes to search our seat and occupy it. Similarly let us imagine Rapture (second coming of Jesus ),if rapture takes place in a moment, then only the well prepared believers will go to Heaven. If the rapture takes place for more than a second, minute or hour, then the people who are not able fly with other believers will surely ask forgiveness from Jesus Christ. Our Lord Jesus is merciful God, will surely have to forgive them,that situation is almost everyone will get time to repent,  pray and escape the judgement day. But God is not pleased with that,  His aim is only the perfected saints , who are truely worshing Him must be caught up in His coming. Hence God have planned rapture will take place in a moment, less than a fraction of second . In a “moment” we will not be able repent, pray and get ready.
Since the second  coming of Jesus (rapture ) may be at any time and the duration is less than a second we must be ready always.
Let God give us grace to prepare for His coming. 
Maranatha!

” For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:
Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” 1Thess 4:16-17

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