What's New

  • Kill or Heal?

    The other day, my daughter Lily complimented me for my simple homemade ice pops.“Yummm….. this is the best ice pops ever,” she said. That made me grin.Complimenting people is second nature to my four-year-old. Once when I was dropping her off to the preschool, I overheard her ...

  • What Does The Bible Say About Serving Others?

    We have desires to be used by God through big works and to offer many fruits to Him. Having this mind and giving ourselves over to the work, it’s easy for us to lose the heart of serving. Then, we miss something very important.Jesus showed us the image of humility and serving, which we ...

  • Have you experienced trials and anxiety for your life's future? Acts 27: 22-25

    Keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God           Acts 27: 22-25Acts 27 is an epic adventure that Paul experienced in his life, detailed by Luke who was with him. Two hundred and seventy-six people on a huge ship ran into a ...

  • Prayer for Finances

    Dear Lord, In financially strapped times like now, I'm easily consumed with worry and fear. I am also tempted to grumble and complain, for my situation feels so stuffy. As difficult as it is, help me endure this test and keep me from wavering. I want to maintain a thankful and pure heart towards ...

  • The Armor of God

    Our battle against the devil is a spiritual one.Therefore, using tangible weapons and worldly methods to fight against him is not applicable. Scripture tells us to put on the full armor of God, that we may stand against the devil’s attacks and gain victory. So what exactly is this ...

  • Baptism of the Holy Spirit - What the Bible Says

    The Bible tells us about baptism of water and baptism of holy spirit. How can we receive baptism of Holy Spirit?There was a time when I couldn’t find the solution for problems in my heart and the thirst in my soul. After many years of wondering, my soul became more thirsty and weary. Since I ...

  • Blind Faith

    The great father of faith Abraham came from an idol-worshipping family (Joshua 24:2). Abraham’s father Terah not just worshiped other gods, but also made and sold idol images for a living. This fact was documented in the Midrash, a form of rabbinic literature important to Judaism. For ...

  • New Creation in Christ – The Parable of the Persimmon Tree

    Have you ever tried a persimmon? Persimmons are red-brown or orange fruits and look like a small tomato capped by a calyx. They are pleasingly sweet when ripe. No wonder the Latin word for persimmon, Diospyros lotus, means “food of the gods.”My senior pastor once shared a story about a ...

  • Power of Fasting and Prayer

    When my heart is full of agony and my life needs God’s guidance, I fast and pray for God’s mercy. Those times were when my dad had an operation for his cancer, when my husband was suffering in his work, when depression drew me into deep despair, and when I sought a new mind and ...

  • What Matters is on the Inside

    Our actions actually stem from the heart.  And Jesus knew this very well. He did not want people to only stop at cleaning up our act on the outside, but uproot sin from where it all begins. For example, most people are careful not to murder or steal or commit adultery. But sin starts from ...

Bible trivia

what the Bible says

discover Jesus