Mahalaga ang confession of sins - both private and public - para maging totoo ang repentance. But it must also be followed with a commitment to obey God. Your confession is not true repentance, kahit na iyak ka pa ng iyak, kung walang pagkamuhi sa kasalanan, at pagnanais na sumunod sa kalooban ng Diyos.
Kung hindi ka attentive sa Word, you dishonor God. Salita n'ya 'to, iisnabin mo? Kung hindi ka attentive, pridefully you're starving and hurting your soul. Man does not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God (Deut. 8:3; Matt. 4:4). Magiging malnourished ka, magkakasakit, mamamatay ka if you're not paying attention.
Listen ***If the player is not working, click this. Resources Not Mere External Obedience (37-38) May bisita kaming darating. Ilang minuto na lang darating na. Naku, nakatambak pa ang mga damit at iba pang kalat sa living room namin. Anong gagawin namin? Nakakahiya namang may bisita tapos marumi ang bahay. Siyempre, hahakutin ang lahat ng kalat,... Continue Reading →
I have a confession to make. Two Sundays ago, I became too impatient. Some of the people in our church noticed it. My wife, who knows me very well, was the one who pointed it out to me. The reason for my impatience? I was expecting people to do what they are supposed to do... Continue Reading →
The story of Luke 8:22-39 ends with Jesus' command to the man healed from demon-possession and his immediate obedience: “Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.” And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him. (Luke 8:39 ESV) In our church, we believe that since... Continue Reading →
There is a crucial need for all of us to examine our own hearts. We need to see for ourselves if we are not merely listening to the Word of God but obeying it from a heart trusting in God's good promises. If we don't, we are not fooling God, we are not fooling other... Continue Reading →
Our goal for our series in Luke ("The Story of Jesus") is to know Jesus more. To remind us again and again that life is not about us, but about him. And when we get to know Jesus more fully, our relationship with him gets deeper and more intimate. It is absolutely important that we... Continue Reading →
I make war! Cause sin never sleeps…I make war! Man I beat my flesh, To the death, Every breath, Like i beat my chest, I make war, Sun up, I make war, Sun down, I make war, Time in, I make war, Time out, I make war, Against lust, Against pride, Against me, Until i... Continue Reading →
If you are a Christian, you desire to obey God’s commands. If there is no longing to live according to God’s revealed Word, if there is no pursuit after God’s holiness, then there is no true Christian discipleship. It is sad to see that many in our churches are wearing the “Christian” nametag but are... Continue Reading →