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Jesus: From Genesis to Revelation

In the Old Testament: - In Genesis, He is the Creator God. - In Exodus, He is the Redeemer. - In Leviticus, He is your sanctification. - In Numbers, He is your guide. - In Deuteronomy, He is your teacher. - In Joshua, He is the mighty conqueror. - In Judges, He gives victory over enemies. - In Ruth, He is your kinsman, your lover, your redeemer. - In I Samuel, He is the root of Jesse. - In 2 Samuel, He is the Son of David. - In 1 Kings and 2 Kings, He is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. - In 1st and 2nd Chronicles, He is your intercessor and High Priest. - In Ezra, He is your temple, your house of worship. - In Nehemiah, He is your mighty wall, protecting you from your enemies. - In Esther, He stands in the gap to deliver you from your enemies. - In Job, He is the arbitrator who not only understands your struggles, but has the power to do something about them. - In Psalms, He is your song–and your reason to sing. - In Proverbs, He is your wisdom, helping you make sense of life and liv…

യേശുവിലെന്‍ തോഴനെ കണ്ടേന്‍...

യേശുവിലെന്‍ തോഴനെ കണ്ടേന്‍
പതിനായിരങ്ങളില്‍ ഏറ്റം സുന്ദരനെ
ശാരോനിന്‍ പനിനീര്‍ പുഷ്പം
അവനെന്നെ കണ്ടെത്തിയേ
പതിനായിരങ്ങളില്‍ ഏറ്റം സുന്ദരനെ
തുമ്പം ദുഖങ്ങളില്‍
ആശ്വാസം നല്കുന്നോന്‍
എന്‍ ഭാരമെല്ലാം ചുമകമെന്നെടതാല്‍ (ശാരോനിന്‍)

ലോകരെല്ലാം കൈവെടിഞ്ഞാലും ശോകഭാരം ഏറിയാലും
യേശുരക്ഷാകരന്‍ താങ്ങും തണലുമായ്
അവനെന്നെ മറക്കുകില്ല മൃത്യുവിലും കൈവിടില്ല
അവനിഷ്ടം ഞാന്‍ ചെയ്തെന്നും ജീവിക്കും (തുമ്പം )

മഹിമയില്‍ കിരീടം ചൂടി
നാഥന്‍ മുഖം ഞാന്‍ ദര്‍ശിക്കും
അങ്ങു ജീവന്‍റെ നദി കവിഞ്ഞൊഴുകുമെ
ശാരോനിന്‍ പനിനീര്‍ പുഷ്പം
അവനെന്നെ കണ്ടെത്തിയേ പതിനായിരങ്ങളില്‍ ഏറ്റം സുന്ദരനെ (തുമ്പം )

The 5 Finger Prayer

The “Five Finger Prayer” is a simple, yet effective, way to pray.
We were separated from God by sin (Romans 3:23). But because Jesus paid for our sin on the cross we now “have access by one Spirit to the Father,” (John 3:16; Ephesians 2:18). Those who receive Jesus as their Savior become “children of God” (John 1:12).
So even though God is “great and mighty in power” (Psalm 147:4), we are His children and He is always thinking of us, “How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand!” (Psalm 139:17-18)
He is always ready to bend His ear to hear our prayers and so we’re encouraged to “come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need” (Hebrews 4:16).
The Five Finger Prayer is a simple guide we can use when we pray.
1) Your Thumb is nearest to you So begin your prayers by praying for those closest to you. They are the easiest to remember. …

Emergency Bible Numbers

- When you are sad, call on John 14
- When you don’t feel loved, call on Romans 8:38-39
- When you have sinned, call on 1 John 1:8-9
- When you are facing danger, call on Psalm 91
- When people have failed you, call on Psalm 27
- When God feel far from you, call on Psalm 139
- When your faith needs encouraging, call on Hebrews 11
- When you are scared, call on Psalm 23
- When you are worried, call on Matthew 6:25-34
- When you are hurt, call on Colossians 3:12-17
- When you feel no one is on your side, call on Romans 8:31-39
- When you are seeking rest, call on Matthew 11:25-30
- When you are suffering, call on Romans 8:18-30
- When you feel you’re failing, call on Psalm 121
- When you pray, call on Matthew 6:9-13
- When you need courage, call on Joshua 1
- When you are in need, call on Philippians 4:19
- When you are hated because of your faith, call on John 15
- When you are losing hope, call on 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
- When you are seeking peace, call on John 14:27
- When you w…

Jesus is the only Door to Heaven

John 10:9
Jesus said, "I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture." (John 10:9). This statement is a part of Jesus' teaching after He had healed the man born blind. It had been at Jerusalem that Jesus had miraculously healed the man. Evidently the man had been a familiar sight in Jerusalem, perhaps because he begged for his sustenance at some busy intersection. It was a powerful miracle that no one could deny.

The man had been brought to the Pharisees. The Pharisees were enemies of Jesus. They confronted Jesus whenever they could. They demanded signs. How about this one? No, not good enough. When the man who had been blind

but now could see refused to deny that Jesus had healed him, he was put out of the synagogue.

The point of Jesus' statement "I am the door" is that the Pharisees were rejecting their only access to God. Jesus later put it another way when He said "I am the way…

Jehovah – Jireh – The Lord will provide

Jehovah – Jireh - The Lord will provide God’s provision always exceeds our expectation!
No matter what you think He is, God is the master of surprises. He doesn’t need “favorable circumstances” and “appropriate conditions” to fulfill his promises. When God says, “This valley of ditches will be filled with water” we may expect a wind or rain. However, beyond our “natural limitaions” God will do what he said he will do and He needs nothing because He himself is the source. He is self-sufficient, which means God doesn’t need anything because he is perfect. In fact, it is on God alone that everything in the universe depends for its existence (see Acts 17: 25; Col. 1: 16, 17; Rom. 1: 36; Heb. 11:3; 2 Cor. 4:6; Rev. 4:11)
He made a way through the sea. He provided Manna in the desert. He provides peace in sobering circumstances, a shelter in a stormy situation, strength in the time fear, comfort in the time of grief, etc. God cannot be micromanaged. His plan exceeds our anticipation, vision,…


God speaks to us through His written word, the Bible. Christians speak to God through prayer. Prayer is an important part of the Christian’s life; we pray in words and sometimes we pray in song. Here are twenty important scripture quotes about prayer. How Often Should We Pray1 Corinthians 1:4I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, Ephesians 6:18 praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, Philippians 1:3-4 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, Colossians 1:3 (KJV) We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 1 Thessalonians 5:17pray without ceasing How Should We PrayPsalm 66:17 I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue. Psalm 95:2 Let us come into his presence with…

10 Awesome Attributes of God

When we talk about the attributes of God we are talking about His nature—who God is in His manifested character. These 10 attributes are not the only ones set forth in scripture. However, these will give you a better appreciation of who God is.
Omniscient God knows everything and His knowledge is complete. This is called His omniscience. Isaiah said that Israel had not seen everything that God had planned (Isaiah 40:28). Job said that God had all knowledge (Job 37:16). The psalmist said that God’s understanding was infinite (Psalm 147:5). The New Testament also claims God’s omniscience in 1 John 3:20 and Romans 11:33.
Omnipotent God is able to bring to pass everything that He chooses. He has no external limitations. His only limits are those He places upon Himself. The book of Job (42:2) says that He can do all things and that nothing can restrain him. Genesis 18:14 simply asks, “Is anything too hard for the LORD?” The answer, of course, is “no.”
Omnipresent God’s omnipresenc…


"Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." Gospel of Luke 23:34

"Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." Gospel of Luke 23:43

"Jesus said to his mother: "Woman, this is your son".
Then he said to the disciple: "This is your mother."
Gospel of John 19:26-27
"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34
"I thirst" Gospel of John 19:28

When Jesus had received the wine, he said,
"It is finished";
and he bowed his head and handed over the spirit.
Gospel of John 19:30
Jesus cried out in a loud voice,
"Father, into your hands I commend my spirit":
Gospel of Luke 23:46

The Good Samaritan

Luke 10:25-37
Jesus loved to tell a good story to make a point, and The Good Samaritan is one of His most famous stories of all.

Whenever someone asked Jesus which of the Old Testament commandments was the most important, Jesus said these two are the most important of all: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind" and "Love your neighbor just as much as you love yourself."

"Love" can mean many different things, but the "Christian love" that Jesus talked about means treating others with kindness and respect and helping them when they need it. It is the kind of love we do instead of the kind of love we feel.

"Love your neighbor as yourself" was part of the Old Testament Law (Leviticus 19:18) that was sacred to Jesus' kinfolk, the Jews. But, many people thought a "neighbor" meant only their fellow Jews. One day a lawyer …