Monthly Archives: August 2011

Making idols

Isaiah 45:16 All of them are put to shame and confounded; the makers of idols go in confusion together. All through the year, artisans craft idols of Ganesh, one of the most popular gods of Hinduism. The months leading up … Continue reading

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Krishna Janmashtami

Luke 2:30-32 “for my eyes have seen your salvation, that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.” Dwarka, a city on the western coast … Continue reading

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Abundantly

Ephesians 3:20-21 Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout … Continue reading

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Independence Day

John 8:32 “and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Today India celebrates Independence Day. Of course this is a joyous day throughout Gujarat and all of India. Much more joyous is the day when … Continue reading

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Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan means ‘protection tied with you’. On this day, sisters tie a thread around their brother’s wrist as a mark of affection and sisterly love. In return, the brothers promise to protect their sisters. This tradition is old and … Continue reading

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Ramadan

Ramadan is revered as the month during which the Quran was revealed to Muhammed. It is the Islamic month of fasting, in which participating Muslims refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours and is intended to teach Muslims about … Continue reading

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Every tongue confess

Philippians 2:10-11 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. All over … Continue reading

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