Dito sa gospel na 'to tayo tumatayo at mananatiling nakatayo. This is about persevering fatih. We believe in the gospel hindi lang sa simula, kundi hanggang sa katapusan. If you don't stand in the gospel, you will not stand at all. If you don't go deeper into the gospel, you will not go farther in the Christian life.
In our obedience we don’t pin our hope on better results. We don’t find satisfaction in church attendance. We don’t calibrate faithfulness to His word to an individual’s performance. Rather, we view obedience as a grateful response to God’s initiating love.
Steve Lawson in Manila and CDO, Tim Challies' words for pastors "knee-deep in immorality", free ebook by AW Pink, and some reminders about the gospel and the "self-love" movement.
When you pretend to be satisfied in Christ but are secretly finding your satisfaction in other things, it will cost you your heart in the end. You might fool others, but you can never fool the God whom you are replacing with idols. And ultimately, your heart will have settled for the lesser thing. Lugi... Continue Reading →
Malaking challenge sa mga Kristyano, lalo na sa mga worship teams hindi lang dito sa Pilipinas kundi pati sa ibang bansa ang paghahanap ng OPM Worship songs. Maraming beses akong naka-encounter ng mga tao who are leading music (song leaders) facing this kind of problem. May mga times na pag nag-search ka sa internet ng mga... Continue Reading →
Sa ministry nating mga pastors-elders, ang pinakamahalaga ay hindi yung sakripisyong ginagawa natin para sa church. This is not about us, our story, and our glory. This is about Jesus, his story and his glory. Kaya nga ang tawag sa kanya "Chief Shepherd." Siya ang ating "Good Shepherd" and "Great Shepherd" na nag-alay ng kanyang buhay para sa atin at patuloy na nagmamahal sa atin. He will never fail us. He will never disappoint us.