My updates this week.
Last Sunday, during my message at church, I asked a question - If you get a chance to ask one thing from God, what will that be? I got a few responses, including asking when Jesus would return. I thought about this question before, and my ask will be - Lord make me a man of prayer or help me to have a better prayer life. I am sincere here. When I see the need all around and everything, I do not feel I pray enough. I need more grace to grow in this discipline. The main area is to have shameless boldness in prayer(Luke 11:8). Ask God based on who He is, and not be limited by my expectations. We have used a lot of time for our desires. Let me share something from a letter that John Hyde, a missionary to India, wrote a long time ago -
Have felt led to pray for others this winter as never before. I never before knew what it was to work all day and then pray all night before God for another… In college or at parties at home, I used to keep such hours for myself, or pleasure, and can I not do as much for God and souls?
Thank you for your continued prayers for my complete recovery. This week’s test results were stable. I get a break next week after a long time when I do not have to go for a test. I am trying to find a good rhythm with the new schedule in which I can accomplish everything I usually plan to achieve in a week. This may mean some changes and a few difficult decisions. I will use the next few months to evaluate and figure out what I need to do and what I should stop doing. We all have one life and a very limited time to accomplish our purpose in this world. We cannot spend time on things that do not align with our purpose in life.
Insight on Spiritual Matters and Concerns Blog
Theology AI Blog
Thriving Talk’s new episode, “Tragedy and Hope,” was published this week. In this episode, I interview Pastor Sunil Korade from Odisha, India. He has experienced some personal loss in the family recently. He shares his hope and the outcome of the difficult situation. All details are here - https://gospel-link.com/podcast-thriving-talk/.
Last Sunday’s message at church is available. The topic was - Shameless Boldness. It is in English. Notes are available on my blog.
Shameless Boldness video.
One more Hindi song uploaded - Tera Pyaar Hai Mahaan - तेरा प्यार है महान
My updated reading profile is here - Goodreads profile.
Somethings which caught my attention this week?
10 Heartaches of Being a Pastor (I can relate)
Australian Football Executive Forced to Resign, Prompting Debate about Religious Liberty
Celebrity Funeral Becomes Thailand’s Largest Christian Outreach
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