A man dreams of a ladder resting on earth and touching heaven. The LORD stood above it and angels were ascending and descending on it. When he woke up he called that place Bethel meaning the house of God and he said that it was the gateway to heaven.… Read the rest
Once upon a time two angels went from heaven to earth with two huge baskets to collect the prayers of people. One basket was labelled Requests and the other Thanks. When the angels returned to God, the basket of Requests was full and overflowing; but the basket of Thanks was almost empty.… Read the rest
A burden becomes too heavy to carry at times. It is in those moments that we desire to have someone to carry our burdens.
But there are moments when all human help fails or falls short. And then we despair.
“No one seems to care.… Read the rest
During Christmas celebrations at schools and churches, we often see many young children dressed up as angels in bright and shining clothes and waiting in the wings behind stage. The very spectacle reminds us of the first Christmas when angels played key roles in the unfolding drama.… Read the rest
A tree has always been a symbol of life.
It has become more so after Jesus died on a wooden cross. Peter, the foremost disciple of Jesus, comments: “He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree.”
The precious blood that flowed from his body brings forgiveness of sins, peace with God, and unending life to those who believe in him.… Read the rest
Stories have got great power in communication. Primarily we need to understand that a well-told story is a complete piece of communication. It has a definite beginning. Are we not familiar with the well-loved phrase, “Once upon a time”? And stories do have a definite end.… Read the rest