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By: Chong Teck

by Richard Lee 25 July 2010 In Matt 3:1-2, “In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea. And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” In Matt. 4:17, the bible states, “From that time. Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” What…

By: Chong Teck

by Steven Chan 18 July 2010 Strife, disputes or contentions may sometimes arise between brethren, friends and family members resulting in the lack of harmony. Often this may result in the parting of ways. According to I Cor 3:3, the presence of strife is evidence of people walking as mere men instead of acting as spiritually matured people: “For where…

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by Steven Chan 11 July 2010 In Mark 12:18, the Bible records the incident when Jesus answered the Sadducees who had asked Him what they perceived to be the “knock down argument” against the belief that there would be a resurrection which they perceived Jesus taught. They asked the cleverly constructed question (from the perspective of those who are wise…

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by Steven Chan 4 July 2010 The Bible says in James 2:19-20: “Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?” The devil appears to have some things in common with believers. One thing common between the devil and believers,…

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by Steven Chan 27 June 2010 In Job 2:11-13, the Bible records for us an interesting account of how Job’s three friends supported him through his adversity: “Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, each one came from his own place–Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. For they…

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by Steven Chan 20 June 2010 There’s always the danger of personal pride that causes one to stray from the Lord. We are warned against personal pride in Prov 3:5-7 when the Bible exhorts us thus: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall…

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by Steven Chan 13th June 2010 God expects us to grow in our spiritual lives. The apostle Paul expressed his disappointment that the brethren were still not capable of being teachers when they ought to be by that time. He noted that “you need someone to teach you again the first principles of the oracles of God; and you have…

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(From Bro Charlie Chan who adapted it from an unknown source) 1 May 2011 1. “Remember its purpose.” The main purpose is to preach the gospel so that those who are lost might be saved (Mark 16:15-16). It should be our aim to have as many lost souls present as possible. Another purpose of a gospel meeting is for saints…

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by Steven Chan 06 June 2010 In Rom 10:9-10, the Bible emphasizes the importance of expressing our faith: “because if thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved: for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is…

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by Steven Chan 8 May 2011 When the prophet Isaiah realized that his guilt had been taken away and his sin atoned for, he immediately responded to God’s call to preach to the people:- “And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.” And I heard…