Gospel of John

The Disciple Whom Jesus Loves

The disciple whom Jesus loves… Did you know that this verse appears 5 times in the gospel of John? John 13:23 Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. John 19:26When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciples…

Pearl of great value

Kingdom Of Heaven

Matthew 13:44-45 The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.   Again the kingdom of heaven is…

The Good Shepherd

My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd. Psalm 23:1-3 The LORD is my shepherd I shall not lack He makes me to lie down in green pastures He leads me besides the still waters He restores my soul He leads me in the paths of righteousness For…

The Meaning Behind JESUS

Is there a meaning behind the name Jesus? Jesus in Hebrew is Yeshua. Yeshua means Yahweh saves. Yahweh means the Covenant-keeping God. Yeshua, therefore, means the Covenant-keeping God saves. If the Covenant-keeping God saves, who can “un-save” Praise God!

Jesus Is My Blanket And My Bolster

Jesus is my blanket and my bolster. I like snuggling under my blanket with my bolster. Especially during the early morning and best still when it is raining. I like the cool feel of the sheet against my skin and the soft cuddliness of my…

I Remember The Lord

Why is it important to remember the Lord? Today’s Bible reading: Deuteronomy 8:17-18 Then you say in your heart, “My power and the might of my hand have gained me this wealth… And you shall remember the Lord your God, for it is He who…

Model of Moses' Tabernacle

Moses’ Tabernacle – Describing Jesus

Our cell leader brought a toy model of Moses’ tabernacle to our meeting. The plan was to read Exodus 26 and recreate the model using the instructions there.   We laid the parts out. Curtains, boards, pillars, the Ark of the Covenant, the Mercy Seat,…

You Are The Light Of The World

Matthew 5:14-16 You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house….

Fruit of the Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. – Galatians 5:22-23 This post is about Galatians 5:22-23 – the fruit of the Spirit. 1. Singular Form Notice the use of…

Jesus is Love

Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous, love does not brag and is not arrogant ~ 1 Corinthians 13:4 I used to think that the LOVE in 1 Corinthians 13:4 is what I have to do. To love, I needed to be…

John Chapter 1

The Word is Near: Comparing Romans 10 and Deuteronomy 30

In this post, I compared Romans 10:4-13 and Deuteronomy 30:11-15 and made some observations. Both Moses and Paul said the word is near. it is in the mouth and in the heart. It is inside of us. Romans 10:4-13 4 For Christ is the end of…

Gigantic Fern

Protect the Soul and Prosper

This post contains notes on how to protect the soul and prosper that I took of Pastor Joseph Prince’s sermon preached on 27 November 2011. I am a spirit man who have a soul and live in a body. Before I knew Christ, my spirit…

Hugs and Embraces

The Importance of the Church

Why is the church important? Psalms 65:4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple. The key phrase…

New Wine in Old Wineskins

What does “Old Wine in New Wineskins” mean?

Jesus told this parable at Luke 5:36-39 about the old and new garment and the old and new wine when he was at the reception threw by Levi the tax collector. At this reception, the Pharisees and scribes complained about 2 things regarding Jesus and…

Child and dog praying

Pictures of prayer

What are some pictures that we typically use for prayer? An open receiving hand? Someone kneeling at the bedside with clasped hands, closed eyes and an earnest look? I recently came across this one which I thought was so sweet. But, however sweet, this image…

Anchor of the USS Arizona

Jesus, Anchor of My Soul

The sure promises of 2011 is an anchor of the soul. Hebrews 6: 13-20 13 For when God made the promise to Abraham, since He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, “I WILL SURELY BLESS YOU AND I WILL…

A year of manifestation

No one will argue that the ultimate Christian life is a life filled with the fullness of God. Every area of our lives would be full and will manifest the fullness and glory of God. Ephesians 3:16-19 [16] that He would grant you, according to…

爱是。。。

不是我爱上帝, 乃是上帝爱我,差他的儿子为我的罪作了挽回祭, 这就是爱。