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By: Chong Teck

By Chris Lopez The growth of the Lord’s church, both in the universal sense and in the local sense, is something that ought to be of utmost concern to all Christians. “How does the church grow?” is a question of fundamental and ultimately eternal importance. Simply stated, growth is accomplished through the drawing power the Gospel (Jn. 6:44, 45; 12:31;…

By: Chong Teck

By Richard Lim Have you ever been tossed to and fro in a boat? How do you feel? I believe it is not a good feeling. In Ephesians 4:14, Paul warned the Christians in Ephesus about “being tossed to and fro by every wind of doctrine.” It is a risky thing to be tossed to and fro by every wind…

By: Chong Teck

By Richard Lim Life goes by so quickly. Many of us live our lives without thinking much of eternity. We are so focused on this life, determined to accumulate all the wealth, power and fame we possibly can. We are so engaged in this world that we thought we will live forever here on earth. A preacher once asked a…

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by Steven Chan God inspired holy men to pen His revelation to man concerning Him, His nature and purpose for man (including Hs plan to redeem man from the clutches of sin and to have heaven as our ultimate home) as well as to guide man on how to live here on earth (2 Pet 1:19-21; 2 Tim 3:15-17). God…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan Some have wondered why Paul did not ask Christian masters to release their Christian slaves. A brief answer is as follows:- The concept of masters and slaves is somewhat akin to or comparable with our employer-employee relationship – in that it was part of the socio-economic system of the day. It should also be noted that slavery…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan You may have heard of how some find guidance from God and His Word by randomly opening the Scriptures in the morning and placing the finger on a verse and then read it as God’s guidance for the day. As one account goes, the verse that person happened to put his finger on was Matt 27:5: “Then…

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by Steven Chan The apostle Paul talks about the nature of the Christian warfare in 2 Cor 10:3-6: “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. 4 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, 5 casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of…

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by Steven Chan Brethren, appended below is the note from bro Yeow Chin Kiong, the organizer of the Restoration Seminar 2017, on the theme of this year’s inter-congregational seminar. It is an important subject for us to consider because a growing number of very vocal people are advocating the acceptability of “same-sex” marriage in many countries. Some leaders of the…

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by Khoo Tze Wei “How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.” Psalms 119:9-11. I was blessed to have been born into…

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by Steven Chan When I was very young someone asked me: “You claim to be a follower of Jesus Christ, why is it that you are not circumcised just as Jesus was circumcised on the eighth day (Luke 2:21)?” Another asked me: “Since you are a follower of Jesus, why don’t you keep the Sabbath as Jesus did? After all…