No Longer Childish (1 Cor 14:20 / 1 Cor 13:11)

by Rev. Jeremiah Cheung Life goes through many stages, there is the period of Infancy to childhood Adolescence Single adulthood Married state and Adulthood to Old Age This is also true of our spiritual lives, but with one unique difference – our spiritual lives do not automatically grow. If we do not pursue growth in the spiritual life, we can remain immature even if we are already a thirty year old Christian. That is why Paul told the church, “When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.” Stop being an immature spiritual child: I. Recognizing an Immature […]

November 1, 2009

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Life’s Choices

by Rev. Jeremiah Cheung A philosopher once said, “We have been given an extraordinary life, but we chose to live the ordinary.” Life’s greatest sorrow is not failure, but living without purpose. Many people do not know the purpose of their existence at all. Of course, only the Creator would know clearly the reasons he created man. According to the Bible, God created man for three important purposes. When we understand these purposes, then we can make the best life choices. I. To Glorify God (Gen 1:26-27 / Rom 3:23) A Jewish rabbi said, Psalm 19:1 “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” This world declares the Lord’s glory. The wonders of […]

October 25, 2009

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The Testimony of the Stones – Joshua 4

In Joshua Chapter 4, God had commanded Joshua to choose twelve men from each of the twelve tribes after they crossed the Jordan River. They were to take up twelve stones from the river and put them down at the place where they were to stay that night. A second pile of stones was set up in the middle of the Jordan at the spot where the priests who carried the ark of the covenant had stood. These two piles of stones had the same purpose, they were both a testimony to the same thing.

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