Articles

the dangers of fear

From Spurgeon (modernised): Christian, do not dread the possibility of bad news. After all, if bad news distresses you, in what way are you different from other men? Others do not have your God to fly to; they have never experienced His faithfulness. Naturally, they are bowed with care and cowed by alarm and fear. […]

for or against?

With the American presidential elections on, people are taking sides on a variety of issues. Jesus too mentioned the need to take sides: “he who is not for me is against me”. We should ask, what does Jesus have in mind? what does Jesus see as being for him? For most of us. agreeing means […]

i member leh..!

“Member?” the cashier at the NTUC check-out routinely asks. The question is meant to elicit a twinge of regret at the loss one will suffer for not being a member – no discounts, rebates or freebies.  This is our understanding of membership today. Membership = privileges. The chief end of all membership today is ‘what’s […]

a state of of the union

i have always been awed by this phrase  “state of the union”. it comes from the US where the President gives us mid-term report to describe how the nation is faring. the backdrop is the harsh reality of a bloody civil war that made the formation of USA possible. But there are 2 other unions that […]

trusting His Intent

Deuteronomy 32 is a fascinating account of God’s ways and how He deals with His people. In verse 11, the picture is painted of an eagle who purposely shakes the young eaglets of their complacency and sets them aflight. Ready or not?! There it seems to be only one way to learn to fly – […]