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By: Chong Teck

We are to worship God in spirit and in truth (John 4:24). Frankly, how often are we there in person but not in spirit? While the preacher is expounding on the word of God, our minds are with our badminton players battling it out at the Olympics games, or we might be thinking about what to wear to a function…

By: Chong Teck

by Rick Kirk Kindness is a virtue that will be appreciated by any beneficiary. It is mostly underemphasized and has been largely overshadowed by love and compassion. Many acts of kindness are usually considered acts of love or compassion which they are. Kindness is love and compassion in action. James tells us that our action rather than our hollow and…

By: Chong Teck

by Richard Lim Have you ever been in an identity crisis? Have you ever woken up one day not remembering anything at all, not even your name. In the movie, The Bourne Identity, there is a man who was saved by a group of fishermen and when he woke up, he couldn’t remember his name and hasn’t got the slightest…

By: Chong Teck

by Roger D. Campbell We first read about the Holy Spirit in the Bible in Genesis 1:2, where He is identified as “the Spirit of God.” He is further known as “the Spirit of the LORD” or “the Spirit of Jehovah” (2 Samuel 23:2, ASV), “the Spirit of truth” (John 14:17), and “the Helper” or “the Comforter” (John 14:26, KJV)….

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan The Bible is the Sole Authority for ascertaining the answer to the above question because it is given by the inspiration of God for our guidance: “But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, 15 and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan The Bible tells us that the apostles and early Christians went about preaching the Word:- a. Acts 8:4: “Therefore those who were scattered went everywhere preaching the word” b. Acts 15:35: “Paul and Barnabas also remained in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with many others also.” What did the early Christian preach about…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan The Word of God had spread widely and the church was growing as Paul and Barnabas had “made many disciples” and “appointed elders in every church”:- “And when they had preached the gospel to that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, 22 strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith,…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan The “I am” statements of the apostle Paul in Rom 1:14-16 revealed his personal convictions as a disciple of Christ: “I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise. 15 So, as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in Rome also. For I am…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan The Bible says in 1 John 1:6-2:2: “If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 7 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan Recently, in the US presidential election campaign, some voters wondered whether a certain nominee was a Christian. The reply was that the nominee believes that one must love God and love his neighbor, and practices the Golden Rule of conduct, and hence is a Christian. It appears that nothing more is required to be a Christian. Also…