Personal Relationships

I will Love you in Sickness and in Health

We all must have experienced an occasional cold or fever that hit us and put our entire life out of track. No one ever fell sick at a good and convenient time. Sickness usually disrupts our schedules, plans, finances and in short, our daily normal life. Our health is often one of the most important aspects that we take for granted until it fails us. No one ever accounted for illness and sickness while making plans for the future. We make plans assuming that we will keep good health and that everything will always be fine, may it be as small as booking a movie ticket or planning an elaborate holiday etc. Yet, what we all know from experience is that health can quickly go downhill if we do not take care of ourselves. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Advent Series: Christmas Day

‘As a young man marries a virgin, your Builder shall marry you; and as a bridegroom rejoices in his bride so shall your God rejoice in you’ – Isaiah 62:5

Today, the Son of God is born, and everything changes. The Saviour of the world comes to partake of our human nature; no longer are we alone and forsaken. The Virgin offers us her Son as the beginning of a new life. Continue reading

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Advent Series: The “Yes” that changed mankind

Mary said,

“Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word” – Luke 1:38

If Mary’s story teaches us anything about our own lives, it is that our God is a God of surprises. He is also the Father of Possibility – the maker of miracles. Continue reading

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Advent Series: The Refiner’s Fire

‘He will purify the descendants of Levi and refine them like gold and silver’ – Malachi 3:3

A refiner’s fire melts down the bar of silver or gold, separates out the impurities that ruin its value, burns them up, and leaves the silver and gold intact. Continue reading