Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Well-watered Garden

“The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11 Here in Gujarat, … Continue reading

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In the Shadow

There is no darker place to live than in the shadow of demons. Pray for the people of Gujarat who live surrounded by such darkness. Pray for those who live in constant view of demonic idols and in constant exposure … Continue reading

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Lake of Fire

Revelation 20:15 “If anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.” How difficult it is to look around at all the faces in Gujarat–young, old, happy, sad–and know that … Continue reading

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Culture or Christ?

Matthew 19:29 “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.” What happens when Indian culture clashes with … Continue reading

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Dreams

Act 2:17 “‘And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old … Continue reading

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See to it…

Colossians 2:8 “See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world…” Believers in Gujarat, like Believers everywhere, are constantly beset by people who … Continue reading

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Offerings

1Corinthians 10:20 “No, I imply that what pagans sacrifice they offer to demons and not to God.” Today’s verse may seem harsh, but it is true. Though they may not realize it, people who make offerings to false gods are … Continue reading

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Mother

Though Mother’s Day is largely a Western holiday, it is also given some attention in Gujarat. Pray today for the mothers here who raise their children with little hope of ever seeing an easier or better life. Pray for the … Continue reading

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Akshaya Trithiya

Matthew 16:26 (Jesus said), “For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul?” The Hindu religion places great importance on auspicious days, and Akshaya Trithiya is one of the 4 most auspicious … Continue reading

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Blinded

2Corinthians 4:4 In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. Pray today … Continue reading

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