JavaScript is disabled in your web browser or browser is too old to support JavaScript. Today almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a scripting programming language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable.
« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 22 »

My se­cond birth is crys­tal clear in my mind

Vieraskieliset / In-english5.12.2019 15.18

Ser­gei Ge­ra­si­mov is a Rus­si­an vi­car from Pri­morsk. He re­cei­ved the grace of re­pen­tan­ce du­ring a con­fir­ma­ti­on camp for Rus­si­an be­lie­vers in Jäm­sä.

Gree­tings from the child­ren in Ke­nya!

Vieraskieliset / In-english5.12.2019 15.17

The last few ki­lo­me­ters of the ride to the lo­ca­ti­on of the ser­vi­ces are bum­py. The child­ren in the yard no­ti­ce us and run to greet us. The ol­der child­ren can speak Eng­lish well. An in­terp­re­ter helps us vi­sit with the rest – eve­ry­o­ne is ab­le to greet and say their name wit­hout an in­terp­re­ter.

The Holy Spi­rit

Vieraskieliset / In-english5.12.2019 15.16

“For where two or three are gat­he­red in my name, there am I among them.” Trus­ting in this pro­mi­se, we of­ten gat­her to lis­ten to the word of God and its exp­la­na­ti­ons. The pro­mi­se is great, but how is it pos­sib­le?

Christ as the Re­dee­mer

Vieraskieliset / In-english5.12.2019 15.14

God cre­a­ted the world and all was well. The si­tu­a­ti­on chan­ged when the ene­my of souls temp­ted Eve in to ta­king fruit from the tree of good and evil. The wo­man did not have the strength to re­sist the temp­ta­ti­on. Ins­te­ad she took the fruit and ate it. Then she gave it to her hus­band and he ate it al­so.

Fat­her – Cre­a­tor

Vieraskieliset / In-english5.12.2019 15.13

God is al­migh­ty. As the Al­migh­ty, God is the foun­da­ti­on of eve­ryt­hing. He is pre­sent eve­ryw­he­re, sees all, knows all, is right-min­ded and per­fect­ly good.

Blog: Could we do so­met­hing to­get­her?

Vieraskieliset / In-english3.12.2019 6.32

We all know how im­por­tant it is to spend time to­get­her. Coup­les are en­cou­ra­ged to have some pri­va­te time for them­sel­ves, and that is a good thing. Short bre­aks from the dai­ly rou­ti­ne are ref­res­hing. Many pe­op­le seem to take such mini-bre­aks. I so­me­ti­mes think eve­ry­bo­dy el­se does it, ex­cept we don’t. But I do dis­cuss this to­pic with my wife qui­te re­gu­lar­ly.

Blog: Friend­li­ness and com­mu­nal fee­ling

Vieraskieliset / In-english25.11.2019 6.34

I re­mem­ber my first mis­si­on trip to Af­ri­ca a few ye­ars ago. I re­mem­ber our ar­ri­val in a home in the small vil­la­ge where the ser­vi­ces were held. There was a tab­le co­ve­red with a white tab­lec­loth in the shade of a tree and some chairs around it. Some ser­vi­ce gu­ests had al­re­a­dy ar­ri­ved, and they cheer­ful­ly gree­ted the new­co­mers.

Blog: Do we take our gifts for gran­ted?

Vieraskieliset / In-english23.11.2019 6.48

There is a lot of phy­si­cal, men­tal and spi­ri­tu­al pain in the world. I saw it very conc­re­te­ly du­ring my first fo­reign mis­si­on trip. The whole spect­rum of hu­man suf­fe­ring lay open be­fo­re my ey­es. Pe­op­le ap­p­ro­ac­hed me and beg­ged for help.

Blog: Night­ti­me thoughts

Vieraskieliset / In-english19.11.2019 6.25

When I was yo­ung, I would have slept even if the world had col­lap­sed around me. Ÿuan Mei, a Chi­ne­se poet who li­ved in the 18th cen­tu­ry, wrote: ”...but then I re­mem­ber my yo­uth, I re­mem­ber my sno­ring was loud like thun­der and I slept my mor­nings like struck by a light­ning.” But age chan­ges things. When you feel stres­sed, you ea­si­ly wake up in the ear­ly hours and be­gin to turn over in yo­ur mind all kinds of troub­ling thoughts.

Blog: Should we talk about faith?

Vieraskieliset / In-english14.11.2019 6.54

This time I de­ci­ded to go straight to the point and write about what is re­al­ly the most im­por­tant mat­ter to me. I will write about faith. And this time I will not be ab­le to give ra­ti­o­nal ar­gu­ments to back up my views and opi­ni­ons. Pon­de­ring and re­a­so­ning are some of my fa­vo­ri­te pas­ti­mes, but I will put them asi­de for now. They do not be­long here.

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 22 »

Kar­me­lin­vuo­rel­la Elia kään­tyi kan­san puo­leen ja sa­noi: "Kuin­ka kau­an te hor­jut­te puo­lel­ta toi­sel­le? Jos Her­ra on Ju­ma­la, seu­rat­kaa hän­tä, jos taas Baal, seu­rat­kaa sit­ten hän­tä!" 1 Kun. 18:21

Viikon kysymys