Editorial: Celebrating Jesus - Celebrating Christmas is not always the same as celebrating Jesus, says Jacob Ninan.
"When Jesus said that there was no other way to God except through Him, He was not talking philosophy or using flowery language. He meant it literally and without exaggeration."
He is the first in everything! - In response to God’s love, faithfulness and hope in us, Suresh Manoharan calls us at all times to love the Lord passionately.
"Let’s resolve to always retain that ‘first love’ at all times and show it by way of selfless acts of love towards our Heavenly Father and our fellow brethren."
Who’s getting in? - Whatever we want to do for others’ salvation must be done while they have an opportunity to choose Jesus, emphasises Kuruvilla Chandy.
"If entry to heaven is merit-based, then no one needs Jesus as Saviour."
Are we experiencing the ‘man of lawlessness’? - Reginald Chand states that there are clear indications that we are in the end days; so be prepared and devote time to God.
"Not only did God institute the union of marriage, but He blessed it throughout the Bible and gave us the guidelines for how to lead a happy married life."
Essence and effects of sufferings - To be a disciple involves suffering like the Master, teaches C. Rajasekharan.
"Suffering is a good and efficient teacher that teaches a costly, hard and necessary lesson in easy and practical ways that will never be forgotten."
Bible synopsis - Part 5 - In part 5 of Bible synopsis, Lily Abraham takes us through the minor prophets.
Micah - K. P. Luke Vydhian takes us through Micah, the book where we can find hidden gems that transcend time.
Only looking at the pool - The only person who can heal us of all our spiritual sickness and infirmities is Jesus Christ, confirms J. Fredric Dawson.
Operation – rescue - Christiana Joseph calls us to develop the habit of always maintaining a deep intimate relationship with Jesus.
Poem - Birth of the King - Felix Fernandes
Christmas Quiz 2019
Word and the world - The other - Cyril Georgeson
Notes along the journey - Expirty dates - Oby Cherian