Sacred Texts

Grace and truth impart credibility

Grace and truth impart credibility

Jesus questioned the woman caught in the act of adultery, whose accusers were ready to stone her to death. “Woman,...

Focus on His  glory

Focus on His glory

When his grandmother points out towards the moon, a child can have different reactions. If the grandmother is holding a...

Why is prayer not accepted?

Why is prayer not accepted?

Some people once asked a venerable elder: “What is the reason why we ask from God, but our prayers do...

Values in religious teachings

Values in religious teachings

What meaning can life or freedom have if it destroys us morally, socially and spiritually? In our mad chant of...

Live with humility and confidence

Live with humility and confidence

John has struggled with being confident and humble. He knows the Bible teaches us to be humble and yet confident,...

Focus on his  glory

Focus on his glory

When his grandmother points out towards the moon, a child can have different reactions. If the grandmother is holding a...

The true worth of one’s actions

The true worth of one’s actions

There was a headline in the Bangalore edition of The Indian Express (September 9, 1983) which read: GLITTER IS NOT...

People penalise pride in leadership

People penalise pride in leadership

Leaders often savour the aroma of their strongman image which keeps people in fear of them. However, history witnesses that...

One with the teacher

One with the teacher

To walk in His way is to forget one’s being, and merge in Him. There were many who sat down...

How to discover God

How to discover God

Someone once said to the renowned Indian scientist, Sir C.V. Raman that the discoveries which scientists have made were not...

Change as a  positive value

Change as a positive value

Change is the only unchanging law of the universe. The wheel of change, ( kaal chakra) is represented as the...

Stay connected with God continually

Stay connected with God continually

The Bible declares the vital significance of prayer, urging us to pray at all times, tirelessly and ceaselessly. Why is...

Don’t run, stay here

Don’t run, stay here

Sometimes, we are advised to “leave” this materialistic life, and retreat to the jungles, caves, and mountains. It is said...

Who is a true believer?

Who is a true believer?

The Quran says that on Judgment Day, when mankind is gathered before God, a person will look upon his deeds....

Play for the joy, not the trophy

Play for the joy, not the trophy

Success means different things to different people. When we achieve society’s idea of success, we feel we are successful. Mostly...