Light of Life

coverpage'Light of Life' is a monthly magazine published in India catering to the whole Christian family. The endeavour is to inspire, instruct, inform and influence people in becoming better followers of Jesus Christ. It provides a forum through a variety of articles and features where a Christian perspective is presented with a view to formulate Christian opinion in the country on matters of national and social significance.

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Articles and features (July 2019)

Editorial: Cleverer than God? - We need to submit humbly to the word of God, reminds Jacob Ninan.

"It is those who humbly receive what God tells them through His word who get a revelation of spiritual truths."

Poor powerless empowerer - Resurrection lies beyond the suffering that could even end in death, asserts Kuruvilla Chandy.

"The Gospel of Jesus can bring a liberating experience to anyone and everyone."

A few good citizens - Christianity is a humanitarian religion that seeks to secure life and liberty for all people, teaches Shantanu Datta

"Christians are to show submission to the State by paying their taxes and doing all that is asked of them in a spirit of submission."

Divided Christianity - G. Jilisha encourages us to uphold the true values that define us as Christians.

"God has an amazing way of pointing us in the right direction with His words."

It’s rainbow everywhere - Reginald Chand analyses and counters the views given by supporters of the pro gay theology.

"Christians must understand what the Bible says about homosexuality and how it affects our lives."

Discernment - K. P. Luke Vydhian exhorts us to use our God-given gift of discernment to apply the words of the Bible.

"Christ is our Role Model, and the One who set an altogether higher standard of morality through His life and teachings."

Jesus model in Sunday school - There is too much of information and less of application in teaching children, emphasises Rodney Devdas.

"It is becoming very common in Sunday schools today to just finish the syllabus and ignore the emotional and spiritual needs of children."

Pandita Ramabai - Babu K. Verghese brings out the story of Ramabai who pioneered the Mukti Mission in India for the liberation of women.

"Only those who were convicted of sin and saw themselves as God saw them could understand and what one would feel when a great and unbearable burden was rolled away from one’s heart."

Your Letters

"Delightful Feasts – Observations on 'Change' – Christian Growth – Really Light For My Life – Eye Opener"

Poem - Christ the Artist - Peter S. S. Pothen

Crossword No. 64 - J. Fredric Dawson

Word and the world - 2070 - Eternal life for all? - Cyril Georgeson

"The Bible promises eternal life through knowing God rather than through using technology."

Notes along the journey - Eternal life and the cancer cell - Oby Cherian

"It's only God's grace and favour that has allowed us to go beyond our intellect and believe otherwise."

Character study - Xerxes - Vijay Thangiah

"The Bible very clearly tells us that ‘God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.’"


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