In the Book of Haggai, the Lord spoke to the then governor of Judah and the high priest through the prophet Haggai: “Give careful thought to your ways.” (Haggai 1:5). The same instruction is repeated in Haggai 1:7, “Give careful thought to your ways.” Throughout the bible, God cautions His people to ponder and reflect… Continue reading Ponder
Tomorrow, 1st March 2017, marks the beginning of the Lent Season 2017. Last year, I tried to finish reading the whole bible during the 40-day Lent season, but I did not manage to complete the reading. This year, I am going to join Margaret Feinberg in reading the Book of John during the Lenten season.… Continue reading Lent Season 2017
In the month of November this year, I made a point to spend more time reading devotional materials. I have been very far behind in my bible study and reading of Christian literature, so this is one baby step towards picking up the pace. This is a round-up of my favourite bible verses, gleaned from… Continue reading Favourite Bible Verses – November 2016
One the earliest phrases that my five-year-old learned to say is “That’s not fair”. Well, he doesn’t fully understand the meaning of “fairness” yet, for he used it whenever he didn’t get things his way. His idea of fairness is obviously different, not to say, inaccurate, but it is a wonder to see that such… Continue reading Justice and Love
If you believe in God, do you pray to Him? If yes, how do you pray? What do you pray about? I come from a family of non-believers. None of my immediate family members are Christians, so in my young years before knowing Christ, I prayed to the gods that my parents prayed to. After… Continue reading Make Away with Selfish Prayer
To answer my own question: I used to. I used to read my bible daily, diligently, early in the morning just before I head off to work. I used to feel uneasy whenever I did not manage to do my reading for that day. I remember how cell group members reacted with awe when I… Continue reading Are You Reading Your Bible Daily?
Worship. One of the most basic entities of Christianity is worship. Worship is a significant part of the Christian life. As a Christian, I attend Sunday morning worship services. I listen to praise and worship songs. I read about worshiping the one and only God. But what really is the meaning of worship? Is it… Continue reading Worship is beyond Sundays