God’s Assurance

It was probably the last week of January or early February 2020 that I met AI (not his real name), the Chinese student in my department. He had just come back from China after the December holiday. The first thing I asked him was, “hope you are not from Wuhan (the epicenter of the coronavirus …

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Saving faith

In Scripture, we encounter a seemingly paradoxical message: one passage emphasizes salvation through belief in the Lord Jesus, stating, “Believe on the Lord Jesus and you will be saved.” Yet, another verse introduces the notion that enduring to the end leads to salvation. This raises the question of how to reconcile these seemingly divergent perspectives. …

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Divine Transitions: Navigating God’s Call to New Horizons

At various times, divine providence orchestrates extraordinary blessings by compelling individuals to venture beyond their familiar and comfortable surroundings, nudging them toward embracing humility and adapting to new cultures or ways of life. The life of Abraham serves as a profound illustration of this  guidance, as God directed him to leave his ancestral land for an …

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Bold Prayers: Drawing Inspiration from Jabez’s Direct Communication with God

One Bible character who exemplifies the power of bold prayer is Jabez. Despite the mystery surrounding his name and the challenging circumstances of his birth, Jabez turned to the God of Israel directly, bypassing prophets or priests. In a heartfelt prayer, he asked God to bless him abundantly, expand his horizons, shield him from sorrow …

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Liberating Grace: Unleashing the Power of Freedom in Christ for Exuberant Service

As followers of Christ, it is crucial for us to purposefully wield our freedom as a powerful instrument for a life marked by exuberant service. This liberty, graciously bestowed upon us by God, serves as the bedrock that propels us toward our highest potential. Rather than using this freedom to indulge our personal desires, which …

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Faith Amid Challenges: Navigating Prayer and Trust in God’s Plan

In our journey of faith, it is imperative to persist in the belief that Jesus possesses the power to unravel every predicament, including the restoration of various illnesses, even when it appears our prayers may have gone unanswered in the past. When engaged in prayer, we must comprehend that God’s responses can manifest as a …

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A Night of Reflection, Wisdom, and UNO with a Gracious Couple

Last Friday, we had the privilege of joining an esteemed elder from our church for a delightful dinner at their charming home. Upon settling into their tastefully decorated living room, my gaze was captivated by a touching picture featuring Jim Elliot’s renowned quote: “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain …

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Shadows and Foretastes: Embracing the Divine Symphony in Life

C.S. Lewis aptly noted that our current existence is akin to “shadow lands” when contrasted with the magnificence awaiting us in the future. Even the pinnacle of life is but a fleeting glimpse, a mere shadow cast by the brilliance of Heaven. Yet, this doesn’t imply a dismissal of the present world and its pleasures. …

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