Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God ~ Romans 1:1 (NIV)
I still remember a friend who’s very particular about words. And I learn that using the right words is very important, because it could change the whole meaning and ideas of looking at things. As Os Guinness in his book “The Call” says that there’s nothing like Calling that runs deeps within him, this topic is also something that burns deep within me. And I’m so glad that Paul speaks so clearly of this.
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This morning, I was reminded of the Bible story I read for my girls last night. It was the story of Jonah. I like the fact that this children bible story about Jonah, particularly zoom into the last episode in the book, where God challenges Jonah to take a look at the meaning of life & death. Continue reading
On the 10th day of the 10th month, God affirms His tender care and providence upon our family. This month has started beyond our dreams and imaginations. Continue reading
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IoT stands for Irony of Things
I am reading Jonah for my devotion the last few days. And to some extent I see there’re so many ironies. I will just pick two lessons which I learnt this morning:
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ~Mat 5:13 (NIV)
Read My Utmost for His Highest this morning, and God reminded me how things really are. As humans, we celebrate our successes, glories, achievements, importance. We count blessings in terms of those values. They are not wrong, because that’s all in the Bible. God who celebrates victories, triumphs, success, good results, etc.