Connecting Faith and Life

If only Jonah could forgive…

The fourth chapter of the book of Jonah begins with a paradox. The revival in Nineveh should have brought immense joy for the prophet. However, Jonah is seen as an angry and resentful man who argues with God. The very strong expression, “O…

Is it possible to see God face to face?

The Scripture states that some men of the Old Testament era saw God face to face. The special list includes people like Jacob (Gen. 32:30), Moses (Ex. 33:11), Isaiah (Isa. 6:1) and Ezekiel (Ezek. 1:28). Likewise, the elders of Israel also…

Dainty Morsels!

“Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into ones heart” Prov:18:8. It is hard to refuse to eat a delicious dessert, especially when its look is so tantalizing with all the décor atop it. Taking just a bite of it creates urgency within…

To Serve the Underprivileged…

John Scudder and Sophia Weld Scudder, (missionary couple working with Arcot Mission, Tamil Nadu, 1861-1900) were stunned for a moment during that particular afternoon to hear those words from their youngest daughter telling that she wanted…

Praying for Missions

The year was 1885. Siblings Grace and Robert Wilder, who had grown up as missionary kids in India, were stirred in their spirits to ask God for a revival in Missions. They felt that the church in the United States had grown cold and…

God’s Masterpiece

Pause for a moment and imagine God as an artist standing in front of an empty white canvas. The colors are ready and so is the paint brush. He is about to portray a beautiful picture, one that he conceived long long ago in his mind. With…

Robots can feel!?

We human beings are God’s workmanship, fearfully and wonderfully made, shaped and knitted by His hands to do good works, which He has prepared in advance for us to do! The human system, formulated by God, is so complex and mysterious. It…