I was going through the familiar portion in Numbers, of how Moses struck the staff on the rock in anger as the Israelites demanded for water.

A few insights from my Master came racing to my mind and I thought it’d be better to post it here in my largely unused and gathering-rust blog.


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March out in 2013

Here’s wishing the few kind souls who read my blog a very Happy New Year.

True to our traditions, especially if you happen to be a Malayalee Pentecostal, we would have had a fantastic thanksgiving service on the 31st of December, running right into the early hours of the new year. And most of us would have seen and heard a repeat ‘telecast’ of the testimonies that were shared in 2012. ‘Repeat telecast’ because more often than not, it ends up being a renewal of a new decision than a testimony about the completion of the earlier one.


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Imagine standing in the middle of a crowd that is ‘happy-go-lucky’ and carefree, with absolutely no fear in the world. And somebody clicks a photograph of the crowd. Ever thought how you, Mr/Ms Child of God, will look in that pic? Will you be standing out in the crowd? Or will your presence be missed in the picture because you were just one among the many behaving exactly like them?


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Few years back, a dear friend of mine, while telling his congregation that I will be present there the following week, announced this way: “Next week, we’re going to have a joker among us!” He wasn’t insulting or degrading me in any way, but was giving hints about my personality. Friends who know me personally consider me as someone who wants to see people laugh.

But then, what happens when we carry this personality to our churches? And this question is more applicable, but not limited, to those who are into ministry of some sort in their respective churches. So, is it wrong if we use humour in our congregations or fellowships? If there’s a direct answer to that, I would give a resounding ‘No’! There is absolutely nothing wrong in a bit of humour! Let’s see why.


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Jesus My Song

Here’s a song I composed recently with the help of the Holy Spirit. The theme of the song was born when I wanted to hear someone. Anyone. And I found none. That’s when I realised that it’s at times like these that Jesus becomes my song. The only voice I’d rather hear. I haven’t yet given any music to these words as my musical knowledge is next to nothing. (A tiny reference of this can be found in the song too)

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Jesus My Song

When the world gives me nothing to sing
When silence is the only voice I hear
There’s nothing more I’d rather sing
With His still small voice very near!

When Jesus becomes my song
That’s the music I wanna hear
There’s nothing more I’d rather long
But HIS still small voice very near!

His touch, His embrace, that’s all I need
Dipped so much in love, To me He’s dear
All I want here is His Word the seed
With that still small voice He speaks so near!

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Stay Blessed!


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Quote: The Bible

“The Bible doesn’t preach religion; it preaches life. Bible doesn’t preach philosophy; it shows us the simple way to eternity. Bible doesn’t teach us to practice doing good; it shows the Source of goodness. Bible doesn’t teach ‘tit for tat’; it teaches grace, love and forgiveness. Bible doesn’t teach salvation through once own efforts; it clearly tells us salvation is only through JESUS CHRIST!”

These posts are quotes which are ‘quick-to-read’ yet insightful and encouraging in its own way. These are quotes/posts borne more out of my personal experiences, but are not short enough to fit into Twitter’s 140 character limit, but aren’t long enough either to be called a ‘blog-post’.


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From sitting on the majestic throne on the right side of God to being wrapped inside a wooden cradle;
From the sweetest sounds of heaven’s melodies to the accusatory voices of earthly rulers;
From wearing a crown adorned with precious stones to being forcefully pierced into His forehead with a crown of thorns;
From hands that held the creation together to hands that were pierced with thick iron nails;
From being worshiped by the angels to being spat on and brutally put to death by mortal men;
Forsaking the best, JESUS came down to the worst!
Reason? Me!

This quote, inspired from a worship album that I’d heard a few years ago, is something that I use often while leading worship! The vocabulary may sound fascinating, but it still falls way short of our great big GOD’s glory!

[These posts are quotes which are ‘quick-to-read’ yet insightful and encouraging in its own way. These are quotes/posts borne more out of my personal experiences, but are not short enough to fit into Twitter’s 140 character limit, but aren’t long enough either to be called a ‘blog-post’.]


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