True Life of the Soul


“By your steadfastness and patient endurance you shall win the true life of your souls.”
~ Luke 21:19

A soldier trains for the battle field. Similarly a runner is trained by his coach for the race of his life. Each spends hours, months and years in training so they can win. They are willing to endure hardship, suffer and keep away from things that can shake their focus only for this purpose.

We too have a battle to fight and a race to win. It is the race for the life of our soul! During our lifetime we will have to learn a lot of things, suffer for doing what is right and keep our focus on the things that God wants so that we can win the battle for our soul.

Satan knows the true value of our soul, after all Jesus our Savior died on the cross for it! Satan will always aim to throw us off the course, but we can through our steadfastness to God and our patience during difficult times overcome these obstacles from him.

Let us not fret when there are bad and difficult times. We need to remember that even in the worst of times, God can and will work out something good for us for He said, ‘All things work together for good for those who love the Lord.”

Hold on and don’t give up! Keep trusting in the Lord and He will come through for you!

Prayer:
Dear Jesus, forgive me for not having the right attitude towards hardships in my life. Help me Lord to overcome and be victorious in every area of my life, Amen.

wp_banner.jpgBe a blessing to others and eternally transform lives by supporting CBN INDIA’s Ministry. Partner with us to reach millions of Indians to share the love of Christ and a message of hope to the needy ones by making an on-line donation today.

Sound the Trumpet



‘In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.‘ ~ Psalm 18:6

After desginating the various positions of camping around the tabernacle, God commanded  Moses to make two silver trumpets. These were used not only for assembling the teeming number of men, women and children before the tabernacle but also to commence the setting out in their respective order whenever the cloud moved, during festivals and even during battles.  God said, ‘When you go into battle in your own land against an enemy who is oppressing you, sound a blast on the trumpets. Then you will be remembered by the LORD your God and rescued from your enemies.’

Interestingly, that’s what happened when Gideon and his men fought against the Midianites and other hostile eastern groups. He was so afraid of the Midianites and the Amalekites who were oppressing his people. God had chosen Gideon to fight a decisive battle and even gave him a sign of encouragement through the dream that a Midianite man saw. Encouraged by this, Gideon divided his three hundred men into three divisions, and placed in all their hands, very unique instrumenst for the battle – a lighted torch kept in a empty earthen pot and a trumpet. So they Gideon and his men drew near the edge of the enemies camp and at the right moment, they blew the trumpets and broke the jars that were in their hands. And surely as God promised, he remembered his people and delivered them, granting them a triumphant victory. Judges 7:22 says, ‘When the three hundred trumpets sounded, the LORD caused the men throughout the camp to turn on each other with their swords. The army fled to Beth Shittah toward Zererah as far as the border of Abel Meholah near Tabbath.’

So take heart my friend, if you are facing troubles and difficulties, just sound the trumpet. Go to God in prayer, cry and pour out your soul to him. He understands. He will send help from his sanctuary, from his holy hill, salvation will come.

Prayer – “Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for being a faithful God who hears my cry for mercy.  Thank you for always being there to help me anytime. Indeed Lord, you uphold me with your righteous right hand. Amen.”

Be a blessing to others and eternally transform lives by supporting CBN INDIA’s Ministry. Partner with us to reach millions of Indians to share the love of Christ and a message of hope to the needy ones by making an on-line donation today.