Again! Try harder. Be better. Why is being good so easy for other people, but a struggle to many. The sooner we accept people are different in terms of “good factor,” the sooner we can accept ourselves, and succeed in becoming good(er). It is not easy to be good. And some just need more effort … Continue reading A New Year, A New Self (Again?)
Recently, a move by some senators to call for the resignation of the Department of Health Secretary has brought mixed feelings to different people. Although the quality, quantity, and timeliness of efforts and programs of government leave room for improvement, as my colleague said, the timing seems off. Thus the motive and appropriateness are questioned. … Continue reading CHANGE ME
A MIRACLE TO REMEMBER
Don’t we hope for a miracle. As the red sea was parted, and the water turned into wine in the Bible, we want to see this pandemic gone. As Jesus made the blind man see, the leper cleansed, and the cripple walk, we want all the mechanically ventilated severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia patients to adequately … Continue reading A MIRACLE TO REMEMBER
J E S U S Is Risen!
A NEW HOPE series Week 2 Resurrection Sunday (Notes from the Preaching of Pastor Steve Murrell on Resurrection Sunday 2020) Read Luke 24: 36-49 Thank you Pastor Steve for preaching the Word! We all face the reality of a Pandemic and a faith crisis. The fear, anxiety, disappointment, financial and spiritual crisis that COVID-19 brings … Continue reading J E S U S Is Risen!
GOD SEES US
“Unforeseen circumstances are everywhere around you and me— but the sovereign God knows nothing about unforeseen circumstances. He has seen the end from the beginning. He never needs to ask what is in a man. He knows every man. So there can be no unforeseen circumstances.”When man out of his free will, given by God … Continue reading GOD SEES US
Hope for the World in the time of COVID-19
Hope for the World in the Time of COVID-19 The world is busy in work, play, and rest. Man is separated by land, money, and fortune.Covid-19 takes the world by surprise.Fear, anxiety, and uncertainty loom. Man is connected by dread, emotions, and flickering hope.Man seeks cure and prevention of disease.How is this supposed to end Lord? Man sees … Continue reading Hope for the World in the time of COVID-19
FORETOLD (Easter Preaching)
FORETOLD Week 5: The Righteous Victor (From the preaching of Pastor Nixon Ng) Read Isaiah 52-53 Isaiah speaks of the failure of Israel (and Our Failures) to do as God commands and accomplish God’s will. But Isaiah FORETOLD of a Wise King, a Humble Servant, A Faithful Witness, an Obedient Sacrifice and a Righteous Victor … Continue reading FORETOLD (Easter Preaching)
UNCONDITIONAL Even if I can’t Even if I won’t Though I didn’t Will you? Even if I did Even if I will Though I can Won’t you? Love me Hold me close Even if I can’t Even if I won’t Love me Don’t let go Even if I did Even if I will Still. Even … Continue reading UNCONDITIONAL
NINANG PONDERINGS 1. The more we can and the more we "think" we know, the more we demand of others. What of that we can't, and what of that we do not truly know, but others can and others really know? "Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you … Continue reading NINANG PONDERINGS
WAY TO GO! (Where Ninang?)
WAY TO GO! How fast we get to our destination depends on how well we take directions. Easy? Nope! On my way to answer an emergency medical call, I was detoured to another direction due to a marathon around the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex early Sunday morning. I thought the new route … Continue reading WAY TO GO! (Where Ninang?)