A Quiet Heart by Elisabeth Elliot

“Every assignment is measured and controlled for my eternal good. As I accept the given portion other options are cancelled. Decisions become much easier, directions clearer, and hence my heart becomes inexpressibly quieter.”

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Far Above Rubies

In the morning of 23rd June, my birthday, I was excited to get out of bed and speak to God (as I want Him to be the first person I’d speak to on that day), I hurriedly went to my usual ‘quiet’ place, i.e. toilet, with my bible and prayed to God, “Father, thank you…

“Expect Me to Show Up” – Jesus

Dear Jesus, I’ll wait for you. I’ll anticipate your coming. I’ll get myself ready. I know and believe that you’d come for me because you said so. As I wait, will you cleanse me, sanctify me, set me apart from this world? Will you clear my thoughts and remove every part of me that are…

Sold Into Egypt

“And Joseph said to his brothers, “Please come closer to me.” And they approached him. And he said, “I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. Now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me ahead of you to save life and preserve our…

Sell Everything and Buy Wisdom!

“When I was a boy at my father’s knee, the pride and joy of my mother, He would sit me down and drill me: “Take this to heart. Do what I tell you—live! Sell everything and buy Wisdom! Forage for Understanding! Don’t forget one word! Don’t deviate an inch! Never walk away from Wisdom—she guards…

The Witness

A woman stands before judge and jury, one hand on the Bible, the other in the air, and makes a pledge: to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. She’s a witness. Her job is to tell the truth. The Christian, too, is a witness. We, too, make a pledge to…

Be Strong and Courageous

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – – Joshua 1:9 ESV Dear God, At times I may be overwhelmed by the trials in my life everyday and oftentimes I feel weak and overtaken by…

Teach Me To Obey

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!” – Psalms 143:10 ESV   Dear God, This is my prayer. I have disobeyed you countless times in my life. I have been hurt and broken and have hurt you more along the way. I…

My Father’s Love Letter

Dear Pia, Though the mountains vanish, My unending love will never leave you, Pia. Isaiah 54:10 I will always build you up, Pia, not pull you down. Jeremiah 24:6 I will give you peace, Pia, at all times and in every situation. 2 Thessalonians 3:16 The LORD your God will be with you always, Pia….

Sanctify My Heart

“Then Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, and the seventy elders of Israel climbed up the mountain. There they saw the God of Israel. Under his feet there seemed to be a surface of brilliant blue lapis lazuli, as clear as the sky itself. And though these nobles of Israel gazed upon God, he did not destroy…