Monthly Archives: October 2011

Heavenward

Diwali ushers in the new year for Hindus. It is a time of introspection as well as looking forward. Pray that as people spend time this holiday looking both inward and forward that they would also look heavenward. Pray that … Continue reading

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Light of the World

As Hindus continue to celebrate Diwali, pray for the Believers of Gujarat to stand up for Christ and to boldly share during this season. Pray that all Believers will obey their Saviour’s challenge in Matthew 5:14-16: “You are the light … Continue reading

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Festival of lights

Divali (pronounced dee-WAH-lee), a popular Hindu festival, will be celebrated by Hindus this week. The festival covers four days, but the primary date is October 26. Often called the Festival of Lights, it is marked by fireworks, candles, and strings … Continue reading

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Glory and Grace

An old hymn says, “Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full on His wonderful face, and the things of earth will grow strangely dim, in the light of His glory and grace. Pray for the people of Gujarat. Pray that … Continue reading

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Book of Life

Revelation 20:15 If anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. There are millions in the state of Gujarat today whose names are not written in the book of … Continue reading

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Whole heart

Navratri is drawing to a close, with only two nights left. Devotion, however, has not diminished. Worshipers continue to gather around the shrines, singing and chanting with just as much enthusiasm as the first night. Pray for all who gather … Continue reading

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Earnestly I seek

For some involved in Navratri, it is all about the fun–the music, dancing, crowds. For others, this is an intensely spiritual occasion. Many will give up certain foods for the duration as a purifying experience. They will dance as a … Continue reading

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