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Jesus Christ is Risen Indeed and In Deed

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to … [Read More...]

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The Power of the Last Words

Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Luke 23:46 Of the seven sayings of Jesus Christ on the cross, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit” is considered to be his last words. After saying this he … [Read More...]

“Come now, and let us reason together,”
Says the Lord,
“Though your sins are like scarlet,
They shall be as white as snow;
Though they are red like crimson,
They shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18

Celebrating the “Goodness” of Good Friday

Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." Luke 23:34 On Good Friday, we come before the Lord in worship and faithful remembrance of His death on the cross. Most of us probably grew up celebrating Good Friday with the "seven sayings" or the last … [Read More...]

Mango branches with unripe fruits

Ingenious Celebration of the Lord Supper Using Mango Leaves

In 1999, I had the opportunity to live with the Hanonoo Mangyans of Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro as part of my course in Theology. Together with two interns, we stayed in the Mangyan village from April 19 to May 4. My previous post "Learning with the Mangyans" provides some details of that … [Read More...]

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The Magic of Psalms, Singing Hymns and Spiritual Songs

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16)   Yesterday, we had the opportunity to hold a devotional with some … [Read More...]

At the cross

The Power of the Last Words

Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Luke 23:46 Of the seven sayings of Jesus Christ on the cross, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit” is … [Read More...]

“Come now, and let us reason together,”
Says the Lord,
“Though your sins are like scarlet,
They shall be as white as snow;
Though they are red like crimson,
They shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18

Celebrating the “Goodness” of Good Friday

Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." Luke 23:34 On Good Friday, we come before the Lord in worship and faithful remembrance of His death on the cross. Most of us probably grew up celebrating Good Friday with the "seven sayings" or the last statements of Jesus when He hang dying on the cross. I'm … [Read More...]

Mango branches with unripe fruits

Ingenious Celebration of the Lord Supper Using Mango Leaves

In 1999, I had the opportunity to live with the Hanonoo Mangyans of Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro as part of my course in Theology. Together with two interns, we stayed in the Mangyan village from April 19 to May 4. My previous post "Learning with the Mangyans" provides some details of that … [Read More...]

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Jesus Christ is Risen Indeed and In Deed

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have … [Read More...]

Jesus' blood washes our sin away

Relevance of Jesus Christ in my Life

Recognising my sinfulness and the fact that I cannot do anything on my will and effort to cleanse me from all unrighteousness make Jesus Christ relevant and important. As if my spirit was an old rusty and squeaky … [Read More...]

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