Dec 13, 2014

Moulik Prabhandan Pustika (Basic Management Book) for pastors and leaders


This book is for all those who are in ministry.
Though this book was published some times back,This book has not been reached to all those who are in need.Specially when we hear about conversions and pastors been put into prison,a well managed ministry can easily survive this tough time.
This book takes you to all sort of leadership issues like Goal setting,financial management,time management,character,how to register trust or society and like promotion activities.
We will be happy to send the book by VPP or COD to any where in India for 150/-
Please give a missed call at 09840974777 or SMS your address to confirm your order.
You can also order online at http://hindichristianbooks.com

Oct 31, 2014

Who will care the orphans

Last week when I was in Pushkar I went to Ajmer to visit a family to pray.
When I reached the big house one young girl opened the door and after few minutes took me inside the house.
When I went went inside my helt started to melt.As I was going through their family history,came to know that their parents died way back in 2003.Both the brothers are totally bed redden and can not walk or stand.
The young girl started talking to me that this is their life.When everyone is happily celebrating Diwali an Indian festival we are sitting here with no hopes.Next sentence was even more touchy.
She said,Pl pray either we all live or all die.
Surprisingly all of them are awake whole night in fear.
They have started believing in Jesus Christ and want to see a total transformation in their life.
They have very little money left for their livelihood.
Their friends and relatives are not supporting.
few Christians are supporting.
Will you be able to support them,if yes I can provide you with their contact details.

Oct 30, 2014

Update from SERAH India Ministries

Update from SERAH India Ministries
 We are trying to promote the word through various other options like printing pens,T shirt,Calenders,book marks and pocket calenders.

We are in the process of printing books for missions.
Concordance work is in final stages.

We want more representatives to present our ministry in your place.
Please call or give a missed call bro Jivi Jebaraj at 9840974777

Oct 6, 2014

Norman Cates - A Humorous Prayer





Norman Cates shared the humorous story of a guy who prayed this prayer every morning:
"Lord, if you want me to witness to someone today, please give me a sign to show me who it is."

 One day he found himself on a bus when a big, burly man sat next to him.
The bus was nearly empty but this guy sat next to our praying friend.

The timid Christian anxiously waited for his stop so he could exit the bus.
But before he could get very nervous about the man next to him, the big guy burst into tears and began to weep.

He then cried out with a loud voice,
"I need to be saved. I’m a lost sinner and I need the Lord. Won’t somebody tell me how to be saved?"

 He turned to the Christian and pleaded,
"Can you show me how to be saved?"

The believer immediately bowed his head and prayed, "Lord, is this a sign?"

Are you looking for a "sign" to start witnessing?

Oct 4, 2014

Where is Your Heart?

Source Unknown.


The body of David Livingstone was buried in England where he was born, but his heart was buried in the Africa he loved.
At the foot of a tall tree in a small African village the natives dug a hole and placed in it the heart of this man who they loved and respected.

If your heart were to be buried in the place you loved most during life, where would it be?


In your pocketbook? In an appropriate space down at the office?

Where is Your heart?

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Luke 12:34
 

Oct 3, 2014

Four Secrets of Apostle Paul

1. Contentment :

In Philippians 4:11, Paul says,
"In whatever state I am, I am content."

And such contentment brings with it fullness of joy and peace. Hence Paul speaks of joy and peace in verses 4 and 7 of the same chapter.
We can praise God only when we are perfectly content with all His dealings with us. If we believe in a God who is sovereign and Who can therefore make everything that befalls us work together for our good, (Rom.8:28) then we can be truly content in all circumstances.

Then we can praise the Lord, like Habakkuk, even when the trees in our garden don't bear fruit, when our flock dies and when we have suffered heavy financial loss - or in any situation (Habak.3:17,18).

Ephesians 5:18-20 indicates that the result of the infilling of the Holy Spirit is an outflow of praise to God.

The Apostle Paul could rejoice even when he was locked up in prison, with his feet in stocks.
(Acts 16:25)
Even there, he was content and found nothing to complain about.

2. Cross:

Paul said, "I am crucified with Christ" (Gal. 2:20).

The cross is a symbol of weakness, shame and death.
The Apostle Paul had fears, perplexities, sorrows and tears in his life (See 2 Cor. 1:8; 4:8; 6:10; 7:5).

He was considered a fool and a fanatic.
He was often treated like dirt and garbage by others (1 Cor. 4:13).

He glories in nothing but the cross (Gal. 6:14). He does not glory in his gifts or abilities or even his deeper life experiences.
He glories only in dying to himself perpetually. 

He says in 2 Cor. 4:10,
"Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body [in ever-increasing degree]."

One aspect of the cross that he accepted was the disciplining of his bodily appetites.
He says, "Like an athlete I punish my body, treating it roughly, training I to do what it should, not what it wants to" (1 Cor. 9:27-LB).
He disciplined his eyes in what they read and looked at, his ears in what they listened to, and his tongue in what it spoke. He disciplined his life in every area.

3. Humility  :
  
Twenty-five years after his conversion,
Paul says, "I am the least of the apostles" (1 Cor. 15:9).

Five years  subsequently, he says,
"I am less than the least of all the saints" (Eph. 3:8).

Still a year later he says,
"I am (notice, it is not "I was" but "I am") the chief of sinners" (1 Tim. 1:15).

The closer Paul walked with God, the more he was conscious of the corruption and wickedness of his flesh.
He recognized that no good thing could be found in his flesh (Rom. 7:18).

4.  Pressing forward :
  
"I am pressing on," says Paul, nearly thirty years after his conversion, and as he was drawing to the end of his life (Phil. 3:14).
He still has not attained. He is seeking a still greater degree of the fullness of the Spirit of God in his life, and is therefore straining every spiritual muscle toward this goal.

A Valuable lesson Paul has shown us…. He disciplined himself in Christ.. And so are we to do for reaching the eternal prize.

In His Grace.. We can Finish the Race….

Oct 1, 2014

Dwight Moody: Ready To Go

 

Dwight Moody was travelling by boat on one of the Great Lakes when a really bad storm developed.

The other passengers on the boat cowered in fear.

 They even started an impromptu prayer meeting asking God to deliver them from the storm.
Moody didn't join in this prayer meeting.

When asked why not, he answered with these words,
 "I have a sister in Chicago and one in heaven and I don’t care which I see tonight."


Are We Ready to Meet the Lord When He calls us Home?

An Awesome Appearance Stays In the Memory For Ages

Stanford University

Stanford, Leland images

In 1884 a young man died, and after the funeral his grieving parents decided to establish a memorial to him.
With that in mind they met with Charles Eliot, president of Harvard University.

Eliot received the unpretentious couple into his office and asked what he could do.
After they expressed their desire to fund a memorial, Eliot impatiently said, "Perhaps you have in mind a scholarship."

"We were thinking of something more substantial than that... perhaps a building," the woman replied.
 In a patronizing tone, Eliot brushed aside the idea as being too expensive and the couple departed.

The next year, Eliot learned that this plain pair had gone elsewhere and established a $26 million memorial named Leland Stanford Junior University, better known today as Stanford!


Don’t limit your sight.... See it the way the Lord sees...
You might have missed many Harvard’s... but there are Stanford’s on the way... believe it..

Expect Great things From God and Attempt Great things For God
                                                                   William Carey

Church Service

(Likely In The Near Future!)


PASTOR:
Praise the Lord.

CONGREGATION:
Halleluiah!

PASTOR:
Can we please turn our tablet PC, iPad, cell phone, kindle bibles to 1 Cor. 13:13....!
And please switch on your Bluetooth to download the sermon.... !


PASTOR:
Let us pray committing this week into God's hands.
Open your WhatsApp, BBM, Twitter and Facebook and chat with your God. Come on...


PASTOR:
Please have your credit and debit cards ready as we shall now take tithes and offerings.
You can log on to the church Wi-Fi using the password Lord909887.

[Ushers circulate mobile card swipe machines among the worshipers. Those who prefer to make electronic funds transfers are directed to computers and laptops at the rear of the church and those who prefer to use iPads allowed to flip them open. Those who prefer telephone banking are allowed to take out their cell phones to transfer their contributions to the church bank account!]

The holy atmosphere is truly electric as the cell phones , iPads, PCs and laptops beep and flicker!


[Announcement]
SECRETARY:

 This week's cell meetings shall be held on the various Facebook group pages where the usual group chatting takes place.
Please don't miss out. Thursday's bible teachings will be held live on Skype at 1900hrs GMT.

Please don't miss out.

You can follow Pastor on Twitter this weekend for counselling and prayers.
God bless you and have a wonderful week !

Sep 30, 2014

Turning your pain into joy

Today I want to write this blog with much pain that when believers are not able to live to the standard of God.
Feel why this is happening to believers only.
Today I want you to go forward and fight the battle with the evil one.
let us make prayer as our livelihood giving the priority.
Sometimes we have a question... why this is happening to me?
Answer is very simple.
You have a call from the Lord and Satan doesn't want you to shine for the Lord.
Off late I have seen mothers losing their child and they are not able to come out of that trauma.
Today I want to pray for you to come out of such situation.
Be relaxed and shine for the Lord.
Let me give you a small tip.
When you are facing troublesome situation,do more for the kingdom of God and see how the power of devil leaving you.
May God bless you.
Jivi Jebaraj
A Christian Missionary.
098409 74777

The Power of the Gospel

A Challenge by An Atheist
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The strongest argument for the Gospel of Christ is the personal testimony of someone whose life has been changed by it.
Charles Bradlaugh, an avowed infidel, once challenged the Rev. H.P. Hughes to a debate.

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The preacher, who was head of a rescue mission in London, England, accepted the challenge with the condition that he could bring with him 100 men and women who would tell what had happened in their lives since trusting Christ as their Savior.

They would be people who once lived in deep sin, some having come from poverty-stricken homes caused by the vices of their parents.
Hughes said they would not only tell of their conversion, but would submit to cross-examination by any who doubted their stories.

 Furthermore, the minister invited his opponent to bring a group of non-believers who could tell how they were helped by their lack of faith.
When the appointed day arrived, the preacher came, accompanied by 100 transformed persons.

 But Bradlaugh never showed up.


The Result?

The meeting turned into a testimony time and many sinners who had gathered to hear the scheduled debate were converted.

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Sep 28, 2014

Leonard Ravenhill – Machine Gun Preacher




“If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere.”

“Men give advice; God gives guidance.”

“Are the things you are living for worth Christ dying for?”

“A sinning man stops praying, a praying man stops sinning”

“The only reason we don’t have revival is because we are willing to live without it!”

“God pity us that after years of writing, using mountains of paper and rivers of ink, exhausting flashy terminology about the biggest revival meetings in history, we are still faced with gross corruption in every nation, as well as with the most prayerless church age since Pentecost.”

“The Church used to be a lifeboat rescuing the perishing. Now she is a cruise ship recruiting the promising.”

“The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of the opportunity.”

“My main ambition in life is to be on the devil’s most wanted list.”

“If Jesus had preached the same message that ministers preach today, He would never have been crucified.”

“Entertainment is the devil’s substitute for joy”

The Christian's Checklist


Steve Sturgeon
Pastor of Dillon Bible Church, Dillon, Montana


1. Is it right?

2. Will this bring me near some temptation?
Rom. 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

3. Does this give place to the devil?
Eph. 4:27 Neither give place to the devil.

4. Is there anything in scripture contrary to it?

5. Am I trusting God or depending in my own strength?
Prov. 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

6. Is it doubtful?

7. Will it cause someone to stumble?
 Rom. 14:21 It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

8. Does it appear evil to anyone?
1 Thes. 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.

9. Would the Lord Jesus Christ do this?
1 Pet. 2:21 For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
Rom. 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

10. Will it please God?
John 8:29 And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.


11. Am I trying to impress others with my spirituality?
Acts 5:1-11 (Ananias & Sapphira)

12. Do I hope somebody notices me?
Gal. 5:26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

13. Does it edify?
1 Cor. 14:26

14. Am I being selfish?
Phil. 2:3-4

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

15. Am I denying the flesh?
Luke 14:26

 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Luke 9:23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

16. Am I putting Christ first?
Col. 1:18

 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the pre-eminence.


17. Is it expedient?
1 Cor. 10:23

 All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.

18. Will it bring glory to God?
1 Cor. 10:31

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

19. Am I deceiving myself or being deceived?
1 Cor. 3:18

 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

20. Do I know better?
1 Cor. 8:10

For if any man see thee which hast knowledge sit at meat in the idol's temple, shall not the conscience of him which is weak be emboldened to eat those things which are offered to idols.

21. Am I searching for an excuse to justify what I want to do?
Luke 16:15

And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

22. Do I have to hide it from anyone? Sneak around?
2 Cor. 4:2

 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.


23. Did I handle the word of God deceitfully?
2 Cor. 4:2

24. Will this in anyway defile God's body?
1 Cor. 3:17

 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are. 1Cor. 6:19
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

25. Can I sincerely thank God for it?
1 Thess. 5:18

In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

26. Can I do this in Jesus' name?
Col. 3:17

 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.


27. Can I go all the way with it?
Col. 3:23

 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Eccl. 9:10
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

28. Have I prayed about it?
Ps. 66:18

 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:
Phil. 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

29. Will it increase or hinder my prayer life?
1 Pet. 3:7

 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

30. Am I breaking one commandment in order to keep another?
Jer. 48:10

 Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood.

31. What does my pastor think about it?
Hebr. 13:7

 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
Hebr. 13:17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.


32. What does my Church brethren think about it?
Prov. 11:14

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
Prov. 15:22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

33. Would I like to be doing this when Jesus Christ returns?
1 John 2:28

And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

34. How will it appear at the Judgment Seat of Christ?
Rom. 14:10-12

 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God. So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God. 1 Cor. 3:11-15 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
 

Sep 27, 2014

I Am a Soldier in the Army of God




I am a soldier in the army of God.
The Lord Jesus Christ is my commanding officer.

The Holy Bible is my Code of Conduct.
Faith, prayer, and the Word are my weapons of warfare.

 I have been taught by the Holy Spirit, trained by experience, tried by adversity and tested by fire.


I am a volunteer in this army and I am enlisted for eternity.
I will either retire in this army at the rapture or die in this army; but I will not get out, sell out, be talked out, or pushed out.

 I am faithful, reliable, capable and dependable. If my God needs me, I am there.
If He needs me in the Sunday school, to teach the children, work with the youth, help adults or just sit and learn, He can use me because I am there.

I am a soldier. I am not a baby.
I do not need to be pampered, petted, primed up, pumped up, picked up or pepped up.


 I am a soldier. No one has to call me, remind me, write me, visit me, entice me, or lure me.
 I am a soldier. I am not a wimp. I am in place, saluting my King, obeying His orders, praising His name, and building His kingdom!

No one has to send me flowers, gifts, food, cards, candy or give me handouts.
I do not need to be cuddled, cradled, cared for, or catered to.

I am committed. I cannot have my feelings hurt bad enough to turn me around.
 I cannot be discouraged enough to turn me aside. I cannot lose enough to cause me to quit.

When Jesus called me into this army, I had nothing. If I end up with nothing, I will still come out ahead.
I will win. My God has and will continue to supply all of my need.



I am more than a conqueror. I will always triumph. I can do all things through Christ.
The devil cannot defeat me. People cannot disillusion me. Weather cannot weary me. Sickness cannot stop me.

Battles cannot beat me. Money cannot buy me. Governments cannot silence me and hell cannot handle me.
I am a soldier. Even death cannot destroy me.

For when my Commander calls me from this battlefield, He will promote me to Captain and then allow me to rule with Him.
I am a soldier in the army, and I’m marching, claiming victory.

 I will not give up. I will not run around.
 I am a soldier, marching heaven bound.

Jun 14, 2014

Daily Devotional 2015 by you in Hindi

A new initiative to involve christian to write and be a blessing is possible by SERAH India Ministries.

We want writers from all over India to write only one devotion for 2015 edition.Your name will be printed with the article.

We want 200 to 250 words article and every article should be prayerfully written.

We want 12 testimonies to put.

If you are interested feel free to call Pastor Ritesh @ 0091 9711047394

Email us at info@serahindia.com

Also if you are interested to promote we will be glad to add you on our distribution network.