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    Love God with all your heart, soul and mind

    Jesus replied: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment… [Matthew 22:37] What is so special about this verse? What is it really telling us and what does it really mean to love God with heart, soul and mind? In short, heart expresses our ’emotions’, soul represents our ‘will’ and mind — obviously our logical thoughts which takes decision – our ‘mind’ !!! So what? What is the role of these three in our devotion to our Lord?

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    Good motive wrong doings

    You might need to do a good reading of the Bible this time to understand this article. I am reading 1 Samuel  for my personal morning devotion. God spoke to me from the life of king Saul about how we sometimes even as wholehearted ‘Believers’ fall in the trap of good motives but wrong doings. While reading chapter 15 of 1 Samuel, I started realizing the mistake what king Saul did. It would not be a mistake to say that we also commit the same mistake very often. On the meditation of the scriptures in this chapter, one thing became very evident – God is not as much interested in…

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    Climb up! Come down

    And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way . And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to day I must abide at thy house. And he made haste, and came down, and received…