Certain conversations leave a deep impact on our minds. Often, children are our biggest tutors of life. They teach us so much about life, faith and values through their innocent acts or talks. This is one such simple conversation with my 2-year-old, which made me pause and reflect on the words he spoke to me.
My husband had just given him a shower and I was getting him dressed. As I was buttoning up his shirt, he said: “Mummy, David is cute”. (Don’t you love it when kids refer to themselves in the third person!)
A story I grew up listening to so often and one of my favorite Bible stories is that of little David and Goliath the giant. While the entire army of Israel stood intimidated by the giant, a little boy walks up to Goliath with his unshaken and unwavering trust in God. This story taught me at a very young age that physical size does not matter as much as ‘Faith-size’ does.
Goliath had a brother just like him and together there were about 4 other giants in the land of Philistine. We read in 2 Samuel 21:15-22 that years later, all of them fell by the hands of David and his men. There were other mighty men of David who accomplished great acts.
We are all good at asking for things we need, be it in prayer or otherwise. Recently God taught me a lesson about asking in prayer.
During our church service, my attention was shifted to a sister sitting beside me who had opened a pack of chips for her son. Soon enough another boy from across the aisle appeared, and stretched out his hand. At first, the baby would not share, but then this little one kept on asking and was finally given a little of the crumbled pieces. In no time the little one gobbled up that what was given and then unashamedly again stretched out his hand for more. He kept on asking for more and more until the whole pack was over. Though this episode made me laugh, I began to wonder Continue reading How to Receive from God in Abundance→