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Serve the king

Sermon by: Rev Shine Thomas INTRODUCTION: Have you ever wondered about what God has done for you? Jesus voluntarily came into this world, lived and died for you. He has given us eternal life. He has blessed us with good and perfect gifts. Can we shout amen to the work and blessing of God in our lives? Now, how can you give it back to Jesus? What are you doing to reciprocate his love for you? Ask what you can do for the Lord. The Continue reading →

If God be for us

Rev. Shine P. Thomas Text: John 12:1-11 Jesus Anointed at Bethany John12:1-11 1Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him. 3Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of Continue reading →

Little is Much!

 Rev. Shine P. Thomas How the little that we have is much in the hands of our God. Scripture: Judges 4 Introduction: We all have great plans and desires in life. We want to do something significant in life. But most of the times we feel weak and inadequate. So when opportunities come we cease to take hold of them. Do you feel insignificant today? God wants to use you no matter what you condition. In Judges 4, the children of Israel were into evil Continue reading →

Amazing Grace!

Rev. Shine P. Thomas Have you ever thought of God’s grace to you? What is your response to God’s Grace? Introduction: Preacher D. L. Moody set aside a day to study the subject of God’s grace. Even on the third day Moody had not finished his study. By the late afternoon of the third day, Moody was so filled with this subject that he had to go out on the street and talk to somebody about it. Stopping a complete stranger, Moody said, “My friend, Continue reading →

God and Family

George Bernard Shaw, “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” Introduction: There’s no place like home when it is happy and healthy. The devil’s plan for family is to make life miserable and destroy people by splitting families. God’s plan for family is to help us build a happy and a sustainable relationship which can be our strength, a fortress in this world. Proverbs 14:26 Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge. Most of Continue reading →

True Love

What truly is love? How do I give and receive love? What do I do when I am betrayed? Today we are going to see what is true love based on the book of Hosea. Introduction: Everyone needs love, acceptance, and companionship and people go great extent searching for them. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day; people expressed their love in various ways. Many people waited for this day to propose to their lover. I love you is the most misused and misunderstood sentence in English vocabulary. Continue reading →

Read Bible Systematically.

I once heard of a person who was a big tennis fan but could not afford the price of a ticket. His solution was to walk along the wooden fence alongside the stadium and peer through the various knotholes. From one he could see the referee, from another he could see one side of the court and from another he could see the ball boy. He was able to hear some of the excitement of the game but missed much of the action because of Continue reading →

Secret of Success.

Someone asked the president of a company, “Sir, What is the secret of your success?” “Two words” “And, Sir, what are they?” “Right decisions.” “And how do you make right decisions?” “One word.” “And, sir, What is that?” “Experience.” “And how do you get Experience?” “Two words” “And, Sir, what are they?” “Wrong decisions.”

Behold He comes! Mark 13

The signs of Jesus’ coming from Mark 13. Mark 13:26-27 26“At that time people will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory. 27And he will send his angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of the heavens. It was the Passion Week. Within perhaps about 48 hours the Lord Jesus Christ would be betrayed and crucified. It had been a very busy week for Jesus. This day had Continue reading →

Take responsibility for your actions.

King William of Pottsdam once visited a prison in England. Every prisoner brought before him claimed to be innocent, & pleaded for a pardon except for one man who admitted his guilt. King William said to the warden, “Get this guilty man out of the prison before he corrupts all these innocent men!” And the man was set free.