Category Archives: Church

How Deep Is Our Love?

As the children of God, apart from abiding in God’s commandments, to show love to one another is part and parcel of our lives. To love mankind is to love God as God is love.

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” (1 John 4:7-8)

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He Lives in Us

“I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” (Gal 2:20)

We were once far from God and dead in sin, but we found life, light, and love in Jesus Christ and now Christ lives in us. Think and reflect, how does Christ live in us?

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He Thinks of Us

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” (Psalms 91:1)

In the face of the pandemic, many are feeling anxious or stressed about COVID-19. Feelings of anxiety and uncertainty are completely normal during times like this. In these stressful times, we can find peace and rest in the Lord. For “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Ps 46:1). In whatever troubles we face today, God is the place of refuge we can run to. He is our safe place.

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He Is Calling

“To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.” (John 10:3)

Doesn’t it catch your attention when you hear your name? Jesus Christ, our Shepherd, calls His own sheep by name. We, the sheep, are to hear His voice and follow Him. Do we recognize His voice, His truths, and know His words? Are we sensitive to His calling and do we listen to His voice and follow Him?

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He Chose Us to Bear Fruit

“You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you.” (Jhn 15:16)

Jesus wants us to bear much fruit, by which our heavenly Father might be glorified (John 15:8). Abiding in Christ is the key to all fruitfulness. We must remain in the Lord to be fruitful. Abiding in Christ involves letting His words abide in us. Bearing fruit means loving other people. If we bear fruit, we love people and win people to Christ. When we give to others out of love, it shows that we have embraced the gospel of Christ and lived out its message.

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