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  • Parable of the Persistent Woman

    Luke 18:1-8; Hebrews 11:1Jesus used parabolic language to relate to common people about deep things and hard topics in faith.Here Jesus put us in the position of a woman seeking justice from an unjust judge.A widow is a woman who has experienced great loss of her spouse and who wishes to fill up ...

  • Romans Devotional 2- Prologue to the Pilgrimage of Romans II

    History tells us that the Book of Romans is a letter that has for generations invigorated Christians and the Church.One might wonder how a letter written by a mortal man named Paul has become such an integral part of the Bible. That is because the inspiration behind Romans was not of this world. As ...

  • The Cross of Jesus Christ - "Foolish Wisdom"

    For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.  1 Corinthians 1:18 The cross is a mystery. How can suffering and dying on a cross be the power of God? The Jews viewed anyone who died on a tree to be ...

  • Follow Jesus Till The End

    In many nations in the world today;    In parts of Asia and the Middle East,    It's considered a crime to follow Jesus;    Christians cannot live in peace.Some communists, Hindus, and Muslims     Hate the Christian Way.    They don't want ...

  • What Does The Bible Say About Encouraging Others?

    When we listen to someone’s difficult situation, we may also feel burdened. It’s difficult to encourage others with our own power. When the Holy Spirit is with us, we can encourage others. We shouldn’t have a mindset of indifference even if we cannot provide any help or ...

  • A Parent's Prayer

    Dear God, You've chosen me to cherish and nurture these precious children of Yours. You've entrusted them to my care. It is an unspeakable blessing and fearful responsibility to bring them up in Your love and teach them to know Your ways. I want to be a good parent, but I need Your help. Give me ...

  • God's Standard of Judgment

    Matthew 25: 31-46  This is the last parable about judgment.Judgment is inevitable to come. Are we living our daily life with the awareness of it?Judgment is like a shepherd separating his sheep from goats. This is a parable based on an agricultural background that Israelites could readily ...

  • What Does The Bible Say About Bearing False Witness?

    When confronted by power, visible profit and love, people sometimes commit a sin and stand for falsity. In the Bible, bearing 'false witness' is included among the seven things that God detests. When small lies add up , we become less sensitive and numb to sin, and this results in greater ...

  • Prayer for the Sick

    Dear Heavenly Father, Your faithful Word (James 5:15) says the prayer of faith shall heal the sick. We ask you today to heal us from every sickness, disease and illness. Please touch us with Your healing hand and give us the comfort and peace to get through. In Jesus' name, Amen.By Bible Portal ...

  • What are the different names of God and what do they mean?

    Each of the many names of God describes a different aspect of His many-faceted character. Here are some of the better-known names of God in the Bible:EL, ELOAH: God "mighty, strong, prominent" (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 139:19) – etymologically, El appears to mean “power,” as in ...

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