Cost of life

This story will make all of us realise why God Almighty is the most merciful and most benevolent to all of us.

A man reached 70 years of age and was affected by a disease which made him unable to urinate.

The doctors told him that he needs an operation to cure the disease.

He agreed to do the operation as the problem was giving him severe pain for days.

When the operation was completed the doctor gave him a bill which covered all the costs.

After looking at the bill, the man started crying. Upon seeing this, the doctor said “If the cost is too high then we could make some other arrangements for you.

“The old man replied, “I am not crying because of the money but I am crying because God let me urinate for 70 years and He never sent me a bill!”

Beloved, have you thanked God for His countless blessings today?

Have you thought about the cost of oxygen in the hospital? Yet, God has given us free oxygen (air) since we were born.

Is all that God does for us no worth thanking God for? Can we not see that God is so gracious, merciful and full of compassion?

If you are truly grateful to God for your life, share this message with others, not because you expect a blessing but because you are grateful.


There are No Accidents in Life

Dr. Mark, a well-known cancer specialist, was once on his way to an important conference in another city where he was going to be granted an award in the field of medical research.

He was very excited to attend the conference and was desperate to reach as soon as possible. He had worked long and hard on his research and felt his efforts deserved the award he was about to obtain.

However, two hours after the plane took off, the plane made an emergency landing at the nearest airport due to some technical snag. Afraid, that he wouldn’t make it in time for the conference, Dr. Mark immediately went to the reception and found that the next flight to the destination was after ten hours. The receptionist suggested him, to rent a car and drive himself down to the conference city which was only four hours away.

Having no other choice, he agreed to the idea despite his hatred for driving long distances.
Dr. Mark rented a car and started his journey. However, soon after he left, the weather suddenly changed and a heavy storm began. The pouring rain made it very difficult for him to see and he missed a turn he was supposed to take.

After two hours of driving, he was convinced he was lost. Driving in the heavy rain on a deserted road, feeling hungry and tired, he frantically began to look for any sign of civilization. After some time, he finally came across a small tattered house. Desperate, he got out of the car and knocked on the door. A beautiful lady opened the door. He explained the matter and asked her if he could use her telephone.
However, the lady told him that she doesn’t have a phone or any electronic gadget but told the doctor to come inside and wait till the weather improved.
Hungry, wet and exhausted, the doctor accepted her kind offer and walked in. The lady  gave him hot tea and something to eat. The lady told him that he can join her for prayer. But, Dr. Mark smiled and said that he believed in hard work only and told her to continue with her prayers.
Sitting on the table and  sipping the tea, the doctor watched the woman in the dim light of candles as she prayed next to what appeared to be a small baby crib.

Every time she finished a prayer, she would start another one. Feeling that the woman might be in need of help, the doctor seized the opportunity to speak as soon as she finished her prayers. The doctor asked her what exactly she wanted from the God and enquired if she thought God will ever listen to her prayers. He further asked about the small child in the crib for whom she was apparently praying. The lady gave a sad smile and said that the child in the crib is her son who is suffering from a rare type of cancer and there is only one doctor Mark who can cure him but she doesn’t have money to afford his fee and moreover Dr Mark lives in another far off town. She said that God has not answered her prayer so far but said that God will create some way out one day and added that she will not allow her fears to overcome her faith.

Stunned and speechless Dr Mark was in tears which were rolling down his cheeks. He whispered, God is great and recollected the sequence of events. ….there was malfunction in the plane, a thunderstorm hit, and he lost his way; and all of this happened because God did not just answer her prayer but also gave him a chance to come out of materialistic world and give some time to the poor hapless people who have nothing but rich prayers.

Always be prepared to do …….
What God has prepared you for

” There are No Accidents in Life”

Blesser or Blessings


My inspiration for today’s post is from a sermon I saw in television today. I felt that I should share this. 
The program started with a video clip from real life.
A man named Johnson who gets a very small amount of money from his job, saves some money to give food daily to the people who lives in street. He and his wife wakes up early in the morning to prepare the food. He then goes to the church and after coming back, they will have a family prayer. While watching this video, I was surprised by his dedication to supply food to the poor, even though he was from a poor background.
The person who gave the sermon did not talk about Johnson. He thinks in a different perspective. He asked,” what if Johnson did not supply food for one week? Will people think , maybe he can’t afford, or what a cruel person he is, he forgot us?”
Most probably, they will think like the latter part. This is the same case with the relationship between God and humans. We all pray to receive his blessings like, “God please help me from this debt, please help me to cure this disease, please help me to pass this test, please help me to buy that house” etc. etc.
Even though we have seen many blessings in our life, we usually don’t think about that. We have a habit to focus on our problems. Jesus’ disciples have seen many miracles. Yet they did not show faith in him in some circumstances. Even Peter who was with him most of the time, abandoned him during the time of Jesus’ last days.

We should love the Blesser than his blessings because he loved us and gave his own life for us. Do we like if someone approaches us always only for their benefits? Isn’t it a shame to love the blessings than the loving God?

Love God than His blessings. 🙂

Safe in the arms of our God


Jud 1:24 Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy to God our Savior, who alone is wise, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever.

Everyone will have problems in their lives. Are you feeling that you can’t get out of this problem ever? Just tell God sincerely that you want God to interfere in your life. Give your problems to Him. He will surely help you to find a solution to your problem. Our God always want to see us to be cheerful.

I always wish to stand before him confidently with purity. I used to think before that I am living perfectly, acceptable to the ways of God and used to judge others. I had a feeling that I was perfect. But then God made me realize that  I am almost doing the similar things which I used to judge others.  It is easy to fall into any kind of temptation.  He helped me to avoid falling into disgrace when I called upon Him. And I learned, “Don’t judge others”. 🙂 . I have read it in Bible many times before. But God gave me practical knowledge 😀 .

It is very important to realize that we have an understanding Father in Heaven who is always ready to help us. He will never humiliate you.

If you ever feel that things are going out of your control, go and ask God to help you. He will help you to be blameless in the eyes of others. He is able to keep you from stumbling. He is able to present you faultless. I can tell confidently that God has protected me in every situation. It is not my ability. It was God’s love and mercy. We are preserved in Jesus Christ.

God bless everyone.

A small prayer

God, I don’t know what to pray for. I surrender myself to you. Give me what you want to give me. I have problems in my life. I ask you to guide me as you have guided me all these years. You have given me life and you have protected and provided for me all these years. I am very happy and satisfied. Through all these problems, I can feel your great presence with me and your love guiding me. Help me to be yours always. You know my needs. Help me to live according to your wish..

What comes out of the mouth

“Don’t you see that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then out of the body? But the things that come out of a person’s mouth comes from the heart and these defile them. For out of the heart come evil thoughts- murder,adultery,sexual immorality,theft,false testimony,slander. These are what defile a person.” – JESUS

This shows us how important it is to be very careful in our thoughts and words. Many of us have shared and read the message that “our thoughts become words, words become our behavior ,behavior becomes our habits and habits become our destiny.”

In Bible it’s written that “The tongue is a small part of our body, but it makes great boasts.Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. The tongue also is a fire ,a world of evil among the parts of the body.It corrupts the whole body,sets the whole course of one’s life on fire,and is itself set on fire by hell. With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father,and with it we curse human beings,who have been made in God’s likeness.Out of the same mouth comes praise and cursing.Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? Can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring bears fresh water.”

In proverbs 17:27 “He who has knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.”

Proverbs 8:6,”Hear, i will speak of excellent things;and the opening of my lips shall be right things.For my mouth shall speak truth;and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.All the words of my mouth are in righteousness.There is nothing froward or perverse in them”

Proverbs 10:19, “When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent”.

Proverbs,15:23, “A man has joy by the answer of his mouth,And a word spoken in due season, how good it is! ”

Proverbs 25:11 “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver”

There are so many sentences in Bible which reminds us about the importance of using words correctly. We should keep a balance in talking also, nothing too much and nothing too little. A person who speaks a lot, with no order of situations in his or her talk and   the listener does not understand what he is up to, is foolishly wasting the time of both talker and the listener.

Unnecessary talk  about all the events in life of his or her friend to another people will cause serious destruction of family life of that friend. The talker will be happy thinking that releasing whatever in his or her mind is a good relaxation technique. It’s a good relaxation technique if you tell your problems to your friends. But it’s a damaging technique to say everything about your friend or relative to another people.

We should respect others by giving importance to their life.  Good words can work miracles. And bad words can destroy lives.