John Chapter 1

The Word is Near: Comparing Romans 10 and Deuteronomy 30

In this post, I compared Romans 10:4-13 and Deuteronomy 30:11-15 and made some observations. Both Moses and Paul said the word is near. it is in the mouth and in the heart. It is inside of us. Romans 10:4-13 4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to [continue reading]

Fruit of the Spirit

This post is about Galatians 5:22-23 – the fruit of the Spirit. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. 1. Singular Form Notice the use of the singular form for the word “fruit”. 9 [continue reading]

Gigantic Fern

Protect the Soul and Prosper

This post contains notes I took for Pastor Prince’s sermon preached on 27 November 2011 about how to protect the soul and prosper. I am a spirit man who have a soul and live in a body. Before I knew Christ, my spirit is dead. When I accepted Him as [continue reading]

Hugs and Embraces

The Importance of the Church

Why is the church important? Psalms 65:4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple. The key phrase is “goodness of thy house”. [continue reading]

The Significance of the Dismissal of Hagar by Abraham

The dismissal of Hagar happened at Genesis 21:8-13. Paul interpreted the spiritual significance of this passage in Galatians 4:22-31. Genesis 21:8-13 8 The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast. 9 But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the [continue reading]

New Wine in Old Wineskins

What does “Old Wine in New Wineskins” mean?

Jesus told this parable at Luke 5:36-39 about the old and new garment and the old and new wine when he was at the reception threw by Levi the tax collector. At this reception, the Pharisees and scribes complained about 2 things regarding Jesus and his disciples. Why do Jesus [continue reading]

Child and dog praying

Pictures of prayer

What are some pictures that we typically use for prayer? An open receiving hand? Someone kneeling at the bedside with clasped hands, closed eyes and an earnest look? I recently came across this one which I thought was so sweet. But, however sweet, this image doesn’t help build my faith [continue reading]

Anchor of the USS Arizona

Jesus, Anchor of My Soul

The sure promises of 2011 is an anchor of my soul. Hebrews 6: 13-20 13 For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, “I WILL SURELY BLESS YOU AND I WILL SURELY MULTIPLY YOU.” 15 And [continue reading]

Dwell on these things – true, honourable, right, pure, lovely, of good repute, excellence, worthy of praise

I woke up this morning with this thought in my head – what has been going into my mind lately? Lord Jesus reminded me of this verse in Philippians. Philippians 4:8-9 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honourable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is [continue reading]

A year of manifestation

No one will argue that the ultimate Christian life is a life filled with the fullness of God. Every area of our lives would be full and will manifest the fullness and glory of God. Ephesians 3:16-19 [16] that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, [continue reading]

Thank You Jesus For The Promise Today

Blessed is Phoebe who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But her delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law she meditates day and night. She is like a [continue reading]