Earthquake 

Kolkata felt the tremors of earthquake today on the 24th of August 2016 around 4:00pm. How ever not much damaged reported as of now. Hope we are ready to face things and hope we have our lives aligned with God. 

Lord surrender our lives to you. 

Please pray for lost souls so that we can reach out to them with the gospel truth. 

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Only Son… 

​It’s Monday morning, a day

like any other. You wake up,

eat breakfast, tell your wife

and son goodbye, and go to

work. You put in 8 hours. The

day is done. As you drive

home, you turn on the radio

and search for a station:

“That was Rich Mullins with

Awesome God. Hi, I’m Phil

Davis on WKMO the big E-Z.

And now for the weather:

tonight partly cloudy with a

sticky 80 degrees. For

tomorrow: slightly muggy

with a 50% chance of

showers.

In the world today: The Bank

of America Corp. said Friday

it would cut as many as

10,000 jobs as it changes its

focus from growing through

mergers to becoming more

profitable through use of

technology and operating

efficiency.

And finally tonight, a report

from the remote village of

Samair, India, where four

villagers are dead after

contracting a mysterious flu-

like illness. Doctors are

continuing their investigation

into the deaths.”

It’s not influenza, but 3 or 4

fellows are dead. It’s kind of

interesting actually. They’re

sending some doctors over

there to investigate it. After a

few days have passed, you’ve

forgotten all about it, but on

Sunday while you’re coming

home from church, you hear

another radio spot:

“What began with four

villagers just days ago has

now spread to over 30,000

people in the back hills of

India. The center for Disease

Control in Atlanta announced

today that they are sending

in a team of doctors to

investigate and analyze this

apparent new strain of flu.

Officials from the CDC also

reported that a main priority

for the team would be to try

and contain the outbreak

before it spreads to the

surrounding countries.

By Monday morning when

you get up, it’s the lead story:

“The “mystery flu” as it is

now known has spread to

Pakistan, Afghanistan and

Iran. The U.S. President

released a statement today

saying that he joins everyone

in praying for the people of

the infected countries and he

is confident that all will go

well in containing the

outbreak and finding a cure.

The president announced

that the U.S. will provide

medical aid to the countries

that face this outbreak.

We have just received word

that the president of France

has closed all borders to that

country. No flights from

India, Pakistan, or any of the

countries where this

“mystery flu” has been

reported will be allowed into

the country. However, this

action may have been taken

to late; we have just

confirmed that there is a man

lying in a hospital room in

Paris apparently dying of flu

like symptoms. The “mystery

flu” has hit Europe.”

Panic strikes! As best they

can tell, once you get it, you

have it for a week and you

don’t know it. Then, you have

four days of unbelievable

symptoms. Then, you die.

Britain closes its borders, but

it’s too late. It’s already in

South Hampton, Liverpool,

and North Hampton. On

Tuesday morning, the

President addresses the

Nation:

“We interrupt this program

to bring you a special news

bulletin. The President of the

United States is preparing to

address the nation. We now

go live to the White House”

“My fellow Americans, due to

a national security risk, all

flights to and from Europe

and Asia have been canceled.

If you have loved ones that

are overseas, they will have

to stay there until we contain

or find a cure for this

“mystery flu”. I ask all

Americans to pray that a

quick resolution to this

situation can be found.”

Within 4 days, our Nation has

been plunged into an

unbelievable fear. People are

selling little masks for your

face. People are talking about

what will happen if the

“mystery flu” comes to this

country, and preachers on

Tuesday are saying, “It’s the

scourge of God.” It’s

Wednesday night, and you

are at a church prayer

meeting when somebody

runs in from the parking lot

and says, “Quick, turn on a

radio!”

And while the church listens

to a little transistor radio

with a microphone stuck up

to it, the announcement is

made:

“We can now confirm that

there are two women in a

Long Island hospital dying of

the “mystery flu”. Within

hours, it is expected to spread

across the county. The center

for disease control

announced that it has

personnel working around

the clock to find a vaccine for

this new deadly strain of flu.

We now have reports of

outbreaks in California,

Oregon, Arizona, Florida and

Massachusetts. It’s as though

it’s sweeping in from the

borders.”

In a desperate effort to slow

the spread of the disease, the

President institutes Martial

Law. It seems like forever

that you are locked up in

your house with plastic taped

over the windows and

ventilation ducts. Nobody is

allowed outside but the

military patrolling the streets

and men in yellow

environmental suits going

from door to door collecting

bodies and loading them onto

large flatbed trucks to be

taken away and burnt.

Things seem very bleak. You

and your family spend hours

praying for salvation to

come. Just when things seem

their bleakest, a ray of light

pierces the darkness. As you

are listening to the new

updates on the radio, an

announcement comes across

the emergency broadcasting

system

“This is not a test. I repeat,

this is not a test. The

President of the United States

has activated the emergency

broadcasting system to

announce that a cure for the

mystery flu can be found.

The code has been broken,

and a vaccine can be made.

It’s going to take the blood of

someone who hasn’t been

infected, and so the President

is asking all Americans to go

to your local hospital and

have a blood sample taken.

It’s imperative that everyone

be tested. We thank you in

advance for your cooperation

in this time of national

emergency.”

You go to the hospital and

stand around scared with

your neighbors, wondering

what in the world is going on

and if this is the end of the

world. Suddenly, a young

lady comes running out of

the hospital screaming. She’s

yelling a name and waving a

clipboard. What? She yells it

again! Your son tugs on your

jacket and says, “Daddy,

that’s me!”

Before you know it, they have

grabbed your boy. “Wait a

minute, hold it!”

“It’s okay. His blood is clean.

His blood is pure. We want to

make sure he doesn’t have

the disease. We think he’s got

the right type!”

Five tense minutes later, out

come the doctors and nurses,

crying and hugging one

another – some are even

laughing. It’s the first time

you have seen anybody laugh

in a week. An old doctor

walks up to you.

“Thank you, sir. Your son

hasn’t contracted the disease.

His blood type is perfect. It’s

clean. It is pure, and we can

use it to make the vaccine.”

As the word begins to spread

all across the parking lot full

of folks, people are screaming

and praying and laughing

and crying. But then the gray-

haired doctor pulls you and

your wife aside.

“May we see you for a

moment? We didn’t realize

that the donor would be a

minor, and we need you to

sign a consent form.”

You begin to sign and then

you see that the number of

pints of blood to be taken is

empty. “H-h-how many

pints?” And that is when the

old doctor’s smile fades.

“We had no idea it would be

a little child. We weren’t

prepared. We need it all!”

“But..but…”

“You don’t understand. We

are talking about the whole

world here! Please sign.

There is no other way! We

need it all. Will you sign?”

In numb silence, you do. They

offer you a moment alone

with your son before they

begin. Can you walk back?

Can you walk back to that

room where he sits on a table

to answer his question,

“Daddy? Mommy? What’s

going on?”

Can you take his hands and

say, “Son, your mommy and I

love you very much, and we

would never ever let

anything happen to you that

didn’t just have to be. Do you

understand that?”

When that old doctor comes

back in and says, “I’m sorry,

we’ve – we’ve got to get

started. People all over the

world are dying!”

Can you leave? Can you walk

out while your son is saying,

“Dad? Mom? Why are you

leaving me?”

Next week, when they have

the ceremony to honor your

son, some folks sleep through

it, some don’t come because

they go to the lake, and some

come with a pretentious

smile and just pretend to

care. Would you want to

jump up and say?

“My son died! Don’t you

care?”

Is that what God wants to

say?

“My son died! Don’t you

know how much I care?”

Jesus loves you world!!! 

In this dark world many believers feel God has limited his grace to certain people, and turned His face away from some. However the truth is much different, Jesus loves you, Jesus loves me. 

His grace is never limited to anyone or anything. ​

God is a merciful God, he loved the world that he gave his son as a sacrifice – John 3:16, the world might have changed drastically but God is same yesterday today and forever – Hebrews 13:8, 

God’s mercy can’t be limited to anything or anyone because God is impartial – Matthew 5:45, God is so merciful He was willing to give up everything for you and me he even gave up His son. 

Even in this world when people reject the love of God his mercy is infinite, today people misunderstand that calamity is the anger of God but it is not so, when you are in His grace God will protect you but when we move away from His grace, that’s the time we step into the territory of calamity and destruction, and we blame that God has ceased His mercy.  

God is all merciful and gracious but the question is are we in his grace or outside his grace.   

The Bible says – Let us then approach God’s throne of grace withconfidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16

so we understand that God’s mercy is not limited but we rather limit ourselves to His mercy and grace. 

Praise the Lord