The Friendship and the Fear

When you and I truly and fully comprehend the Friendship and the Fear, our lives would surely honour and glorify God! The Friendship of God and the Fear of the Lord are inseparable. We can’t have one without the other. When we over-emphasize the friendship of God and give little attention to the fear of…

Faith Without Hunger

Singaporean Christianity could easily become faith without hunger for a number of reasons – namely, our wealth and comfort, peace and security, church trending towards weekly experience instead of daily reality, church becoming a place we visit weekly instead of a place where we commune daily, our faith being only a component part in our…

How Hungry Are You For His Glory?

How hungry are you and I for the glory of God to descend upon us, our church services and our worship gatherings? Jesus said in Mt.5:6, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” When we hunger and thirst for God, His glorious presence and His righteousness, He comes…

True Worship Leads to Pure Glory!

True worship leads to pure glory. This is what we see in 2Chron.5. The chapter concludes with singers raising their voices in praise to the Lord accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments. The atmosphere must have been electrifying – loud, passionate and spontaneous praise. Then, the glory of the Lord filled the temple and…

Leadership Role-Modeling: Giving Part 2

King David said, “And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you.” (v.17) After David and the leaders of God’s people had given willingly and sacrificially to the building of the temple of the Lord, the people responded in generous giving too! That’s what happens when…

Leadership Role-Modeling: Giving

Having given a large amount of his treasure to the building of the temple of God, King David makes a commitment here in 1Chron.29 to give more. Then he asked the whole assembly of God’s people, “Now, who is willing to consecrate himself today to the LORD?” David saw a correlation between consecration and giving….

The 3 Warnings of King Solomon in Prov.1:10-19

Proverbs 1:10-19 warns us against (1) the influence of ungodly friends, (2) the lure of human greed and (3) the destruction that follows. Written around 4th century bc, that is, over 2400 years ago, these words of wisdom continue to be relevant to us today in the 21st century. Though the human race has progressed…