Weekend Devotions for COVID-19 is a series of spiritually encouraging and strengthening messages shared by Pastor Vincent, Preacher Hui Jun and Sister Miki, during this period of pandemic.

New weekly devotions will be published every Saturday and Sunday at 8 AM (Singapore Time). So stay tuned to our space for updates.

  • Today, many people live in their comfortable state, and during this time, it gets easy to lose the sense of being in spiritual “battle mode”. But when we do not have the concept and need of being “battle ready”, we run the risk of being loo

  • No one likes to be considered foolish, and people use all kinds of ways to prove that they are wise. But what if we are seen as fools for the sake of Christ? Will we still want to keep following Him?

  • We all love the blessings mentioned in the Bible. But how about those warnings written in it? Can we appreciate the value and purpose of God’s warnings?

  • What unique role or situation is God putting you in today? Is this role something you are willing to take up and a route you are willing to go through? Or do you sometimes wrestle with your own preferences over where the Lord has led you to

  • Even after we yield our lives to Christ, sin will still try to reign in our bodies and attempt to make us obey its evil desires. How can we who are born in sin live a righteous life? And since our masters have changed, are we serving righte

  • We interact and live with all kinds of people. And because we are all sinners, surely there will be differences, some conflicts and then, there will come some form of judgement being developed because we all have our own set of standards an

  • We are often taught to live before God, but should we take care to live before man also? Does being responsible to God constitute responsibility to man also? Let's not be one sided in the truth. Pure Christianity is not just being correct i

  • There is a fine line between relationship and being humanistic. While God has given us relationship, HE has often warned us against falling into the trappings of being humanistic. While one values our fellow human with a godly attitude, the

  • Do we tend to shop for advices? When met with a little trouble or situation, when we are out of our own ideas or need some suggestions, we seek advices. But the way we seek for advices and the sources we turn to, we need to be aware and dis

  • At times, God may craft situations in our lives to help reveal to us our limitations and our need to look to Him. Ultimately, He will provide for us in the right amount and time such that we do not just pacify physical needs, but our spirit

  • Nobody likes to live their lives in vain. In order to live lives to the fullest, some people work hard to make money, build a successful career, gain social status; others focus on setting up a happy family; or some others sought to do bold

  • Who doesn’t worry? Everyone worries about something in life at some point. Worrying is becoming such a common emotion we will have in life that sometimes we trivialise its impact on us. But the truth is anxiety reveals some form of lack tha

  • What is Jesus and the Christian faith to you? Do you love God for who He is? Is Christ the ultimate end to you or is He simply a means to some other end or desire you have?

  • Are you at a seemingly peaceful, still and stagnant season now? For most of the pockets of times in life, we may not be facing anything dramatic and we just seem to move on an “okay” mode. However, these peaceful times can sometimes make ou

  • What is true believing? Don't forget the Devil doesn't get saved just because he believes there is One God. There are some kind of believing that doesn't get us saved. And that is dangerous because it gives false assurance. Yet if your fait

  • The Word of God is not a gospel that suits desires. It starts with what God says, then the Holy Spirit’s work in us through our reality as we pour in His truth to our hearts and minds. Let us look into 2 Timothy as we examine our hearts to

  • Do you think there is a difference between knowing and being sober-minded? The Bible has often reminded us to be sober. Why is it so important to be sober-minded? What should we be sober about?

  • Repentance is a great key in our faith living. For those who respond to the Lord’s call back to Him, repentance is truly a grace – or undeserved kindness – of God (Romans 2:4). And this ongoing repentance within us allows us to draw close t

  • The COVID situation is dying down, but churches are still very much relying on livestreaming to feed their congregation. Is this viable in the long run? What are its implication to the churches? Are we told in the Bible about the importance

  • In Matthew 6:23, it says, “But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” Now this verse is not saying we have no light in us, but that we fai

  • Have you ever questioned if your faith is “enough”? Will our faith be enough to save us, or will the size of our faith be able to fulfil our desires regardless of what God’s sovereign will is? More important than the size and quality of our

  • Men are often looking to improve themselves, but it is not an easy feat is it? Over time, it can cause one to feel that since we cannot change, let us just remain the way we are and let it be. Now, if this thought is in us, it will definite

  • Jesus said His believers can do greater things than Him. But how can mere humans accomplish, not to mention surpass, the incredible feats of Christ? What is meant by “greater things”? Does it mean that Christians can perform more powerful m

  • We may not know whether a person will turn to God one day. We may meet with people who are resistant and cold towards the gospel. But let the gospel itself become the unwavered truth in us as we pray and interact with these people. And let

  • Do you find it easier to give thanks or to complain? It seems like the human tendency is to complain more than to be content with what we have and give thanks. Bad things seem to catch our attention first and more easily. Do you think you n

  • Are you struggling with some hidden sins or past shame? Let us not keep it in hiding anymore. Healing begins when we expose the devil’s hold on us through these struggles. Bring it up before the Lord, work it through with His truth and if n

  • One of the famed verses people use to uplift, encourage and strengthen another believer in faith is in Romans 8:28, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who has been called according to His purposes.

  • One of our greatest battle is truly the one within. Thus, we need to pay careful attention to our emotions and thinking system, lest it be accumulating untruths, doubts, worldly desires over time until we let it become a hidden folder withi

  • The world teaches that we can be self-sufficient, that we can chart the destiny of our lives and that we should rely on our own self-sufficiency. But can we really be self-sufficient? What does the Bible say? How can God's sufficiency save

  • We are all in a race. At every stage of our lives, there is a race we run. But let us think about it, should believers be involved in competition? Now, let us look at it from a spiritual point of view through the book of Philippians.

  • It is increasingly difficult to manage our lives with the very limited time and resources as we are stretched in all areas of our lives, but our Lord only wants unblemished lambs on His alter. Anything short of our best is not good enough.

  • Are you often laden down with the despair, stress, failures or mistakes of your life? The book of Isaiah reminds us to remember not the formers things but behold, the Lord is doing a new thing in you. What may that be?

  • Do you sometimes feel that small sins are alright, as long as you are not worse than other sinners? How can small sins be more dangerous than big sins? What "big" damage can "small" sins cause?

  • We all know about following the Lord. We know how it important it is to abide and be led by His ways. But when we are honest with ourselves, this “following” could have its lack and limitations. So how can I improve the way I follow the Lor

  • Though Christians may not deny God, could we have unknowingly trivialized Him? Perhaps our circumstances make us feel that our God is small and cannot help us. Perhaps we think God is not big enough to satisfy us. Or perhaps, we secretly do

  • God does not want us to merely pursue an earthly satisfaction, peace, being worry free and care free. He wants us to be build up and strengthened even more with His word. However, the word of God seem to be “leaking” out of our hearts and m

  • Do we find ourselves getting angry easily, when we see people around us losing their tempers? Is it always wrong to be angry? Our anger can actually tell us important things about the inclination of our hearts and our understanding of God

  • Our eyes are a very important part of our makeup, but it is also the window to which sin breeds. And because we are all born in the darkness of our sins, the main problem is that we become desensitised to knowing what real darkness is. We d

  • There are bound to be many things we do not understand about God, but have you ever reasoned with God? Can you agree that the Christian faith is a reasonable faith, even though reason cannot be a substitute for God? If so, with what can we

  • Our hearts and minds are yielding to different things daily. However, what we yield to has great ripple effects to all areas of our lives. However, when we yield to the Word of God, it reminds us of the Lord who is personally with us, guidi

  • Many times when we serve the Lord or men, one of the perspective we quickly blur out after a while is that we are actually accountable to God, not to men. What we reap comes from Him. When we do something, the success or failure is actually

  • A lot of believers desire to serve God and be used by God. However, we have also heard of stories of believers serving in church and grew lukewarm and cold in faith as they serve. We have also seen ministers in church living a life that is

  • Why do you think some Christians are unhappy, despite being saved by the most gracious and delightful God? What is still standing between them and God? What happens if Christians stop distinguishing between the unclean and the clean, the ho

  • God calls to mind for us to be real and sincere in our love, be apart from our pretence and politeness. Lest we become more and more accustomed to the trappings of a pretentious faith living, from the outward to within our hearts. But to r

  • As we begin to live with COVID-19, inflation knocks on our doors almost immediately. Like the pandemic, inflation will impact everyone. As the value of money decreases in economics sense, the value of money in everyone’s heart ironically in

  • We may not be able to see God, but His realness is experienced when we keep in step with His Word and see it working in our lives or those around us. May we test and affirm His working hands everyday so that in the last days, we will become

  • We make choices everyday. The choice we make, big or small, take us down a particular path. As Christians, when we are faced with the need to choose, we often ask, “What is the will of God?” However, is the will of God obscured from the chi

  • In the face of being offended or taunted, which option do you usually react in? Fight, flight, freeze or make peace? There could be many reasons that cause unhappiness between our interactions with people, but let us take a look at how the

  • People who are unhappy with their lives now have more ways than ever to transform their lives or escape from reality. From the metaverse to the multiverse, the possibilities are endless. But can these give us real and lasting joy? Through J

  • As a believer, yet a sinner in our natural disposition, there could have been many times that we have prayed for the Lord to do some “renovation works” for our spirit. But what does it mean to renew our spirits? How can we go about doing it

  • Do you feel that theology should only be the interest of pastors and church leaders, but not laypersons? Most believers are simply concerned about how God can solve their problems and give them what they want. The right beliefs may not matt

  • Everyday, we are faced with the possibilities and the actual act of unfaithfulness toward God. The temptations of this world can be very seductive. Substitutes of God come to us in a plethora of forms these days. If not for the constant an

  • Do you think you are the keeper of your brothers and family members? We tend to mind our own business and care for our own interests rather than be concerned about others. Today, God may ask us, “After knowing the truth about God’s salvatio

  • In the different "projects" of life, we are bound to meet some points of disappointments, but how do you usually deal with such moments? Where do you find encouragements in your life? Let us find out through the case study of Zerubbabel.

  • One common problem observed in interpersonal relationships is our tendency to blame others. While sometimes, it is really the fault of others, we also need to reflect if we sometimes blame others in order to protect ourselves or to shirk ou

  • All of us, whether young or old, from different walks of life, spiritually more matured or new, we all have our needs. But may we dive deeper into the intentions and spirit behind our needs and sanctify them through the Scriptures of God’s

  • We all have memories we cherish, which warm our hearts or bring a smile whenever we think of them. But some people have memories that haunt them. So what purposes do sweet and painful memories serve and how is God using them to bless us?

  • Are we feeding our spirit or flesh today? As we live each day controlled and guided by the Spirit. Then the words of Christ will be in your mind, the love of Christ will be behind your actions and the power of God will help you control your

  • Recently, a mental health report mentions that 1 in 5 youths reported poor or very poor mental well-being. Such reports are alarming as it shows something is crippling the mind of our young people. Why is this happening and what can the chu

  • The world often quantitates a person by their conditions, deeds, needs and how good or bad their situation is. So much that it overshadows the importance of the gospel. But when we see those things as the conditions and values of life, it w

  • While mask mandate has been taken away but people are still donning their mask. Why is it so? Is it virus fear that prompts us to still put on face coverings? The reason could be more than that. Find out why prolong wearing of mask is bad f

  • Brothers and sisters, are you going through a rough patch of loss right now? Let us not remain in our disappointment and sadness for too long. For the Lord is calling you to seek look beneath the pain, seek areas of sanctification through t

  • We all naturally desire to be in a state of peace and prosperity. Even when we follow God, we also hope that God can bless us with many good things. And since our God is a loving and kind God, it is also not surprising if He indeed showers

  • Let us not be disheartened should our spiritual growth and progress be slow. The Lord tells us, instead, to be matured and stable in in our walk with Christ. Therefore, let us dwell more on growing in perseverance and patience. It may seem

  • No one likes to be abandoned, for it implies that we are not important, not cared for, not loved. To be abandoned and forgotten by men is bad enough, but the worst form of abandonment is to be forsaken by God. Yet, that was exactly the kind

  • As with interests and hobbies in our lives, we may also lose our interest in God and faith living. It could be stemmed from all sorts of reasons through seasons of our lives. But how do we gain back that thirst, fervour and passion for Chri

  • "Social phobia" is a new phenomenon which is on the rise among young people. We see more and more of the younger generation refusing to go out of their homes or meet with people. Sociologists and psychologists attribute that to the increasi

  • Many times, we are in the middle ground state. Where we find it hard to submit, hard to do more than we comfortably would like to do or enjoy doing. But do you see that there are still areas of our lives that we need to come clean in the tr

  • Humans are fickle, we can be praising God one day and blaming Him the next. It is easy for humans to ascribe praises to God when we see His signs and wonders. We can praise God when everything goes well with our lives and when we receive ta

  • Let us not get more troubled or frustrated as we manage the feeling of stagnancy in our lives. The scripture have told us: "Forget what is behind and strain toward what is ahead." Keep our eyes on the right prize.

  • We all have our own ideas of how God should answer our prayers, how He should help us, and what He should give us, but our God is a God of surprises and His work is not confined to our expectations or desires. Some of His surprises bring us

  • We live in times now where we know better what we do not want, but are unsure of setting our foot down on what we do want. But let us really take time to reflect this question, what are you looking for? What do you really want in this life?

  • Ever since the fall of mankind, men have engaged in endless power struggles. As one party seeks to control, and the other seeks to break free from those controls, wars and conflicts inevitably arise. This does not only happened between nati

  • We all want to be a nice piece of work, but many times, we can start well, but be marred in the middle, by some failures, setbacks, weaknesses, shame or hurts. But it does not stop there. We are all a work in progress until the day we meet

  • The Lord has given us His love, His wisdom and courage. So no matter how people look at us, let our hearts be purified to do all things for the purpose of glorifying Him, so that our hearts can be upright and blameless as His beloved child

  • Joy and sorrow are present in every one’s life, just that certain people experience joy more often, while others taste sorrow more frequently. And we often thought that joy is mutually exclusive from sorrow. If one feels sorrowful, he canno

  • As we are laden with our heavy hearts, let us fix our eyes on the Lord, remembering His faithfulness, love and purpose, so that we will restore a hope rested upon Him. When we continue doing so, you will be able to meet God’s tender, healin

  • In the same way like a wrestling match, we are also in a daily match. And the opponent is the many lies that may attack our hearts and minds to go against or doubt God’s truth. It may seem like a hassle or scary thing to get into the wrestl

  • In a fast paced society, we tend to work rush through instead of working through things. That is why most often than not, we can get the task done, but lost its spirit. Find out what are some of the important things in our lives that we rea

  • If we were brought to our spiritual wardrobe, what would be in there? It may be true that by knowledge we know about God, we may believe in Him and the goodness He gives, but the disparity comes when it flows into the day to day living. We

  • The world increasingly thinks it is alright for us to be selfish, to engage in self-care, to love ourselves above other people and things. It thinks that it is nothing wrong for people to be selfish. But what does the Bible say and what was

  • When not being dealt with, the wounds of bitterness will become rooted and even if we use our own will to protect our hearts, trying to think positively, the bitterness in our hearts will grow to be like a sword, ready to attack or affect o

  • What do you understand by hospitality? How is Christian hospitality different from secular one? What challenges do you face in practicing hospitality? How can you offer Christian hospitality especially during the Chinese New Year?

  • Apprenticeship with God may be a lifetime programme, but as we come to be trained in our Master’s pattern of teaching, skills of discernment and understanding of His guidebook, we will come to see that it is one that may be tough at first,

  • The devil loves “mere intentions”, which stay as just that, intention – a goal, but without any concrete steps or actions. It is like the delusional dreaming of a “more God-pleasing tomorrow”, when one is not even living in a God-pleasing w

  • Psalm 34:10 tells us, “The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.” This promise is assured to those who pursue the Lord. However, it is hard to digest this because we may still be in a situation of l

  • Have you ever felt a sense of loss and regret, as you feel you didn’t achieve much despite already being at certain age, and you don’t seem to be getting anywhere in life? At a certain point in life, people may start reflecting: “Have I ach

  • When presented with opportunities to disobey God in our lives, let us turn to the Word, challenge our thoughts, justify our emotions only with the Truth and remember Jesus’ last words to Satan when He was tempted, “ Worship the Lord your Go

  • Do you usually meet God through His Word every morning, or are you first greeted and overwhelmed by the world? As we go about our day-to-day living, what shapes our priorities and perspectives? What critical factors drive our decision-makin

  • As we are finishing the last lap of 2021, let us think back on whether the voices we have heeded have led us to a blessed living? Is this Holy Spirit-driven voice in us, such that we can love and have mercy to those around us, or are we fil

  • Christmas reminds us of how faithful God has been to truly send the promised Messiah to save His people from the penalty of sin. Before the First Advent of Christ, believers had longed for His coming. How about us who live between Christ's

  • We are living in times where people hold more and more weightage on how they feel and think. Many easily let what their hearts feel become their truth and reality. However, a lot of times, the voices that come from our hearts can be emotion

  • As we draw close to Christmas, let’s ponder more about the birth and growing up of Jesus God Incarnate. For Jesus is the most perfect man who ever lived on earth. Thus, He is our model to imitate. We read that "Jesus grew in wisdom and stat

  • At the end of the road, none that we hold onto now can be taken with us to meet the Lord, except the things that we have done while relying and trusting in Him. So let us cling onto feelings that comes from our faith in Christ, feelings tha

  • As we draw close to the end of 2021, how do you hope you can end the year? We know that a good start is very important, yet to be able to finish well is also not so simple. Some people have a blessed start, but they may not finish in a bles

  • Are you one of those that like to seek “what is new?” Freshness is something most of us would look forward to. However, we may realise that even as we seek after or possess new things, very quickly, we will go back to the same feeling at th

  • Sometimes, we can be very persistent in sticking to our preferences and plans, even if we got indications from God that what we intend to do doesn’t quite fit His will. But can we really succeed in trying to outsmart God? What happens when

  • In a Church, when demands grow, leaders either make decisions recklessly or sit on issues with no decisions made. Both scenarios are detrimental to the church. In such situation, understand why we must learn to take collective counsel.

  • We are created in God’s image and because of that, God has set eternity on our hearts such that we cannot merely find contentment in earthly things. So instead of being fast-paced in seeking the pleasures of life, let us be fast-paced in ch

  • Wanting to pay for things by our own means is something we all try to do, and it is often the way it should be. However, there are things that cannot be calculated and paid down to a T. There are times that we are at the receiving end on th

  • In a self centered world, the most familiar tendency is to look for someone to blame when things go wrong. Yet, blaming others involve a much greater spiritual sin, i.e. we've put our trust in men other than God in the first place. That pro

  • Are you feeling dissatisfied with any area of your life right now? Now, it is only natural we may feel this way because we have a nature to desire, to move forward, to strive. However, discontentment is the negative by-product of all these.

  • Do you like things to be clear? Can you still trust God when you do not know His specific will or what He is going to do? Sometimes, even after you prayed sincerely and humbly, God still does not give you clear direction. What do we do when

  • Let us confirm our way with the Lord today with Psalm 119. May we restore and gain the blessings by finding delight in meditating on God precepts and considering His ways, not neglecting His Word in all our circumstances. Then, we will find

  • Some people thought "wait and see" is one of the safest way in mitigating risk. Yet in certain circumstances, it is the portrayal of caving in to fear. Sometimes, having the courage and resolution to do the right thing means so much, and it

  • Maybe we have been consciously or even unconsciously used to the rhythm of building our own “panelled houses” for some time now. But as we hear this message from Haggai, let us start looking at the other house that could need rebuilding and

  • We live in a world of systems. Schools, workplaces and societies bind us to systems after systems. Men tend to believe in systems instead of God. This is because system makes things so predictable. Yet, when they don't make it because of th

  • As we face the external darts and disappointments of daily life, whether it is fighting besetting sins, relationship issues, effects of the COVID, financial instability or problems at work, let us hold onto and be reminded consistently of t

  • The relentless vaccination drive has provoked the rise of anti-vaxxers. Why are there anti-vaxxers in the first place? What causes them to be so sure of what they've believed? Although they meant well and possess their own set of arguments,

  • John 14:1 says ““Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.” But how can we rid our troubled hearts through faith?

  • Depression is one "terrifying enemy" humans face, and we won't know until we have it. Nowadays, we increasingly hear about athletes, celebrities, and influencers, coming out to tell the world about their bouts of depression, but is that hel

  • What is the state of your spiritual conscience today? Are you often tapping on it or is it time to pull it out from the rubbles of our own sins? Now it is never too late to learn how to sow to our spirit. The Lord cares for us, so as we hea

  • Have you ever played "dress-up" as a child, pretending to be a character of your dream such as a policeman or a fireman? Do you sometimes feel that you are "hypocritical" when you pretend to be like Christ, when you are far from being Chris

  • What are some of the methods we always trust that is apart from God? Let us all start to identify the areas where we tend to be tempted into finding worldly solutions, honestly look at areas we cannot be humble and submissive to the Lord ab

  • Trading in stocks and shares has become a prevalent way of gaining income for many people. Some regard this as a career, which requires skills and specialization. In fact, many Christians nowadays are buying into such practices, believing i

  • May this example of the Israelites in exile and God’s instructions through Jeremiah help us move out of an inactive, confused or numb season, into one that brings us to look deeper into different areas of our lives. Shift our focus from wha

  • With daily COVID infected cases easily exceeding more than a thousand together, and potentially reaching a few thousands in weeks to come, how should the church handle this crisis? With physical gathering so much valued in Christianity, how

  • How many times have we said we should rely on faith, we should look to God, we should pray more, we should give thanks for His grace, yet it only becomes lip service? Our words are tools of deception that we use on ourselves and others. So

  • The liberal culture of the present times is advocating a kind of "humility", whereby every view needs to be respected or accepted. Gone are the days where we need to seek truths. Giving strong and definite views are shunned as it is easily

  • Let us relook at the way we see freedom and examine our hearts today. What kind of freedom are you pursuing or having today? Is the freedom we desire, the same as the freedom Christ wants to give us? Does the freedom you enjoy now have thi

  • Have you ever regretted some of your foolish decisions or actions? Many a times although we know certain things are bad for us, that they will make us suffer loss and end up being unhappy, yet we still insist on choosing them. Why are we of

  • Many times we can be influenced and even fall into Satan’s deceptive traps, causing us to almost lost sight of God. But let us test our hearts today to reveal the areas of relativity in our situations and what requires the cover of God’s ab

  • The issue of having female preachers in the church has been a controversial one. While we have seen more churches nowadays accepting female preachers and ministers serving on the stage, how should we do justice to the text when the scriptur

  • If you are stuck with some challenges and struggles, do not let our current conditions become a reason of despair, but have hope that there is a gospel reason for it. Gospelise our hearts and minds in Christ to see our conditions in a new l

  • The truth is, many times, we just want God's love, but not so much His authority. But the gospel, in its core, is not just about making sinners feel good. It ultimately leads to repentance. It ultimately leads to the discomfort of knowing h

  • We know that the Lord has bear our burdens for us when He died on the cross, so He calls us, His children, to do the same. The Lord has put people around us who are weary and burdened. So, to make our faith real and put off the mask that th

  • Having young people step up always bring hope. After all, they are people who determine how the world will be shaped in the next generation. However, let's understand why it is ever more crucial for young people Christians to step up both i

  • Sins are a part of us. And with sins, they are accompanied by a dear friend called Guilt. Guilt, unlike most sins, are hidden and subtle. It stays in a closet of our hearts and makes its appearance from time to time. But what makes it a let

  • We know God is good, yet sometimes we can’t help but feel that what He has allowed to happen to us taste bitter. It could be an illness, a difficult marriage, a toxic family environment, an unfair boss, the death of someone dear, even the c

  • Let us all be more aware of where our "gears" in life jam up, and start "oiling it" frequently with the Lord’s truth, so that our faith continues to keep those gears running in the certainty of God’s presence and perfect will.

  • When the most prestigious sporting event is held every 4 years, winning and prestige is on every athletes' mind. For the ordinary men, we yearn to win in our own way too. No one likes to settle for mediocre. Yet, can winning earn God's prai

  • As we are battling this COVID season, especially the battle within our heart and mind, let us use the truth of God to get into the battlefield. Test and approve all our thoughts and reflect on our feelings, so that we will not be easily wav

  • Many are frustrated about the return of the heightened alert. While it feels like a setback for the nation, how is God preparing believers for another breakthrough? In this week's devotion, Pastor Vincent Choo will give insight into how bel

  • Our lives are intertwined with joyful but also joyless moments. Many times, we dwell on thoughts of past regrets, "could haves" and time wasted away. But the Lord has a spiritual remedy for those looking to redeem their lost time - Repentan

  • As vaccination program is being rolled out, we saw there are much apprehension about the reliability and safety of the vaccines. As a believer of God, how should we make clear and sound judgement on whether to be inoculated? Aside from that

  • When the going gets rough in life, we typically focus on ourselves and our emotions. However, let us learn to shrug off typical responses and react by the spirit instead. If not, we will have a very superficial faith and one that will easil

  • As the pandemic rages on for the past one and a half year, everyone is tired. Yet just last week, we finally heard heartening news that the country is moving from pandemic to endemic. How should the Church leadership look forward to such a

  • Many believers are often struggling with the question: Why am I still struggling with this old self of mine? And even though we are trying to wrestle with it, the more we do so, the more tired we can get. From there, it leads to a series of

  • Finances and livelihood are critical to our survival and people are naturally concerned about whether they have enough to live on. Especially when the pandemic lingers for so long, people, including Christians, may increasingly worry about

  • As we accept God’s complete love for us and become more one-hearted in submitting to the Lord’s leading, fear will dilute and have lesser hold on us. We will start to see that the things we fear may not matter as much as before and peace be

  • Calling out someone out for their wrongdoing or socially unacceptable behavior has become a culture in today’s world. Does this really serves its purposes in meting out justice to the victims? What is spirit behind such a culture? Find out

  • When the word of God brings us to certain perspectives, it may not be what we desire or what pleases us at first, but as we keep following in His leading, it becomes a stepping stone to many healing processes in our spirits.

  • As we hear about people becoming atheistic, what should be our biblical response towards this matter? Are people really atheistic, or are they brought into the sentiments of it? Find out what are the forces that are deceptively leaning peop

  • It seems that there is a phenomenon among many believers that as we know the Lord longer, we may also gradually grow cold in our love for the Lord and leading a life by faith. How then can we seek back that initial love, thirst and intimacy

  • COVID social distancing may have taken a toll on some people, as they cannot enjoy the same amount of human touch like before. Thankfully, though human closeness can be insecure due to human or situational factors, nothing can separate us f

  • Now, our past has a kind of hold on us. Our past carries with it a chart of our experiences in life, our choices, our successes and even our mistakes. Because of this, it can bring about a lot of after effects, because these memories or fee

  • Recently, we have been hearing the world telling us that we need to learn to live with COVID-19, as it does not seem to be going away anytime soon. So how does learning to live with the virus look like? Importantly, though COVID-19 may rema

  • Men’s emotions or thinking are always fluctuating. And in this COVID season, many weak sides of people will surface. However, we must receive strength, comfort and wisdom from the gospel to relook at the relationships God has given us. Let

  • Many believers struggled with the differences arising from meeting physically during this COVID heightened period. Sometimes, a family belonging to different churches can hold opposing views toward physical corporate worship. So, to meet or

  • Let us not drown out in our worries, weaknesses or failures, especially during this season, but turn to God and see what He wants us to shift our focus onto instead. When we keep putting ourselves off, and letting God lead us with His word

  • Of late, "amicable divorce" has been introduced by our government agency to minimize the blame towards any party in a broken marriage. Indeed, the modern era has seen more marital complications arising, and as a result, people are claiming

  • Our selfish nature is a hard enemy to fight, because it is within us and comes by so easily. But in Colossians 1:29 it says, “For this I toil, struggling with all His energy that He powerfully works in me.” Certainly, we are not able to do

  • God said: It is “NOT GOOD” for man to be alone. With that, we know that God has created man with an inherent need for companionship. Yet, when that companionship was sought after without the commitment of a marriage, men deviates further fr

  • It is undeniable that we will still have recurring fear, worries and struggles. These are areas that when left and not dealt with in truth, will become a deeper spiritual wound over time. Only when we are spiritually healed, will we be able

  • We saw COVID cases went up last week. How does this challenge our faith? Is there a cause for concern? How should we, as bible-believing Christians, react to it? Find out how to face this heightened period with the grace of God.

  • There are a lot if invisible stress that people are going through everyday. And when busy, people are often bounded by their tasks at hand. We easily get absorbed and overwhelmed. So it is important to take the time and really ask ourselve

  • "Labour" may not sound appealing, as it entails hard work instead of ease. Yet, Christians are promised that "our labour in the Lord is not in vain". How should we labour diligently for God and overcome our lazy nature?

  • Let us not be nonchalant or too complacent about the deep issues in our lives, but face it, be conscious and sensitive about it. Then, rely on the Holy Spirit’s conviction to deal with it. That is where healing can begin.

  • Everyone sees equality as the basis for human coexistence, yet can true equality be achieved? While equality is a virtue that we should pursue, but why should Christian not exhaust themselves with the pursuit of societal equality?

  • “My life is so stagnant. Nothing great is happening. I don’t seem to have much testimonies these days. Everything is just the same old routines.” Stagnancy in life takes up a large part of our living. While it is not necessarily a bad thing

  • In these days, human right is king. No one can refute its legitimacy, and everything seems to be permissible in the name of human rights. Yet, could human preferences be disguised in the name of human rights? Find out how the fallen world i

  • It is inevitable that we will meet with many small and big difficulties in life that will tempt to break our pattern in relying on the Lord. But may we continue to remember the effects of inconsistency in faith and have a heart of Daniel th

  • As the World becomes more "needs-conscious", more people tend to gravitate towards teachers or teachings that sounded so relevant, especially to their needs. Yet, why is this a slippery slope? If we study the Bible intently, we will know th

  • Our time in this world is truly limited and instead of seeing it as the world sees, let us be reminded never to outgrow our need to pray, gather and stay firmly planted patiently in the Lord’s work.

  • What do you think were the feelings of Jesus' followers in between His death and resurrection? Did they believe Him when he said He will be killed and after three days He will rise? How about us? Have we also encountered a situation similar

  • We are all representatives and ambassadors of God. All that we have said or done are all done within the sight of the Lord. Therefore, we must not take what we say lightly. When we honour our every word, it really gives weightage to our Chr

  • As the “name it, claim it” movement is gaining ground in the church arena, believers are getting into a hype of speaking blessings into their lives. Many were, in fact, taught that as image bearer of God, they've the ability to speak what t

  • The checklist of life encompasses many different tick-boxes and they vary at different stages of life, different roles and different nature of people. What is on your list this moment in life, brothers and sisters?

  • Can a created being know himself without knowing God? Far from it! Yet this is what a godless world believes in. In contemporary churches, when seeking self-awareness and self-dignity seems to dominate the pulpit, messages of "who I am" see

  • In the journey of hoping on the people around us, there may be many setbacks and struggles, but let this be a refining phase for ourselves and for the people we love that hope truly comes from none other than the Lord Himself and when we le

  • A secular world believes in its right and ability to self-empower, and that is the reason why contemporary Christian message and literature have leverage on it to gain popularity. The result is, many in the church today have settled for the

  • Let us not merely crave for short term satisfaction from the world and limit the goodness of the Lord. But, instead, cleanse our palate and diet daily with the true superfood, that is the nutritious word of the Lord, as we abide by the will

  • In a world full of comparisons and things that stir up our desires, it is indeed hard to remain content. Yet, the Bible offers us one wise prayer which we should all learn, especially in such times as the lingering pandemic, where our incom

  • Let us not fall into the traps of avoiding quietness, but seeing from Jesus’ example that getting away from the “noise” is a necessity, just as He goes to desolate places and up mountains to pray alone. When we start enjoying our quietness

  • Recently, a lady pastor was slammed by netizens for a post she made about helping believers overcoming sexual temptation. While the whole message was essentially about holiness and purity, a suggestion made by her about how sisters can dres

  • The way God works in each of us is creatively different and subjective. But the heart of it all is the same, He loves you, He prunes you, lest you be entangled by more accumulation of temptations and worries that drag you away from having a

  • Recently, the Christian world has been shaken by the sex scandal of the much renowned and revered Apologist, Ravi Zacharias. There are questions arising from his fall, and many have tried to derive perspective with regards to the matter, fo

  • We, by our human nature, have a tendency to rely on something. However, unless our reliance is placed in the Lord and Lord alone, we will be met with many hurts, troubles, disappointments and unnecessary issues, because when we, who are lim

  • Amidst the past one year, we look to scientists, governments, economists, or any so called great renowned figures who could shed some lights or point the way. Yet, it is the God of heaven who reveals and intervenes. Let's return to the Bibl

  • "God will make a way." Yet, when we are right in the middle of being stuck or in the ditches of life, these words seem to feel limp and lifeless. However, if we are unsure or still seeking out God’s way in our lives now, know that we are al

  • Often, during trials and ordeals, people tend to fall into a deep sense of self-pity, which may in turn lead them to justify that it is alright for them to indulge in certain sins to relieve themselves. They feel God should understand why t

  • It is a wonderful thing to pursue a God-driven spiritual life, to progress in areas that God has prepared for us. But let us always firstly take time to test and approve with the Lord, to be guarded by His leading, so that we will not easil

  • The Bible warns us that during the last days, people will be “lovers of themselves…rather than lovers of God”. It correctly points out our tendency to love ourselves above God. Even among churchgoers today, we notice a subtle trend of self-

  • How do I say "no"? The Lord calls us to set apart and consecrate not only within our hearts and minds, but in our responses and actions, as well. So, when an invitation comes for us to do participate in something that is contradictory to ou

  • While Christians cannot be impractical, we also cannot let physical reality alone direct our thinking, emotions, decisions and life. Instead of being influenced or made helpless by the seen reality, we can trump reality by faith in God. Are

  • Compromisation can be a great thing when it comes to building relationships and coming to a common ground to blend and balance things out. However, when it comes to our faith, compromisation is a very common yet dangerous hurdle for believe

  • Thankfulness is the lens to help us see God’s amazing glory, sense His presence and confirm His work more clearly in our lives. Our lives may look dull, common, or even seem like a mess, but when we focus on the right angle, like how a phot

  • One of the hardest thing when it comes to many of our blessed wishes and prayer topics for 2021 is to sustain our faith, a consistently reliant and submissive heart and mind to God. As we begin this new year, let us grow in our sustenance o

  • While the world puts their hope on science and hope for a better year, believers should be consecrated in their mind, preparing themselves for action. The pandemic may have dashed the hopes of many, but let the Church see this as a window o

  • The world is a battlefield for our spirit and faith living, but if we rest upon a sturdy and unwavered coping mechanism, that is fuelled by the Source of all strength and hope, our Lord Jesus, then we will be able to have a firm standing ag

  • Much cheer and busyness surround Christmas. Yet, before we know it, Christmas is over and decorations have to be taken down, celebrations cease, then, life back to a broken world resumes. In no time, the wonderful feeling of Christmas becom

  • As we are ending this year, let us go back to the Lord and rely on His leading as we go through a “home makeover” for our spirits to welcome the new year. Let us be honest with what requires unpacking and start packing up with the most bles

  • Christianity is not merely a religion, but also a relationship between God and man. God does not just call believers into a set of rules, but into a relationship with Him, where He will be our God and we will be His people. Religious laws a

  • Facing the Lord may sound like a natural thing to believers, but the truth is, we are born with the nature that is not aware of how to draw near to the Lord but only to do according to our heart’s desire, responsibilities or personal benefi

  • Sometimes, people of the world may look upon the faith of Christians as a kind of folly. It seems foolish to still trust God when things are evidently not going well, or when the situation is impossible to turn around, or when blessings are

  • As we approach the end of the year, chucking aside our “wines” and our lamentations, may we all be continually clearing our systems by being spirit-filled with the "water" of God's leading. To see that God has always had His hands in every

  • We tend to struggle over bad things happening in our lives. When good things happen, we will be happy, but when bad things happen, we doubt God and grumble against Him. But in fact, how can we be sure what exactly is good or not good? When

  • Throughout our life, we are constantly learning how to judge the people around us. But as we do so, have we introspected some questions? Is our judgment absolute? Is our standard of judgment on the other the same as God’s perspective? For

  • No one likes uncertainty or unfamiliarity, therefore moving out of our comfort zone is something our natural inclination shuns. Yet God has always been challenging His people to go beyond their comfort level. Why do you think God is so pers

  • Men can have great determination to fulfill the many desires of our heart. But do we put in that same amount of heart in matters of sanctification and the closeness with God? May we restore an intentional approach to the way we pursue the L

  • We know about selective listening, but how about selective information feeding? Can we trust all the news and information that are being fed to us? Learn how to be discerning in this confusing and deceptive times.

  • We all like to leave a good impression on others, and there is nothing entirely wrong with that. However, if we examine ourselves and find that our their hearts may be laden with selfish motives and desires while portraying a modest exterio

  • People all yearn for security, and they often try to find security from how much money or assets they have, how many people love them, how safe a place they are living in, etc. Sadly, these things are impermanent and beyond human control. M

  • God does not let us go through the refining fire to incinerate our faith but to bring us into a state of submission, reliance and trust in the Lord’s sovereignty over our difficulties. Then will our faith be increased, our lives be exalting

  • Wearing of masks have become a new norm and it seems that we have to continue doing so until everyone is vaccinated. While mask wearing is made mandatory because of safety reasons, what are the latent harmful effects? Will being paranoid br

  • Our thoughts can be very powerful. It trigger our emotions, thus affecting our words, actions, decisions and responses that follows. Thus, we need to be wary and guarded against the effects of being guided by our own judgment over the Lord’

  • Increasingly, we’re living in a world that is talking, yet not listening. That explains the polarization that is happening all around us. Find out how to listen, respond and react through the help of the Holy Spirit.

  • As we may have certain strong desires, it triggers our minds to work out ways, reasons and excuses to validate what we want to do as what is right. At times, even when the said desire is not pleasing to God, we may try to convince ourselves

  • COVID 19 has created new work cultures. Companies struggling to stay afloat, demanding bosses, overwhelming workload, and workers having to work round the clock to hit KPIs are increasing phenomenons in the employment world. Some, as a resu

  • It is a blessed thing to be able to wrestle in our spirits and let go of certain carnal decisions or actions, but the aftermath, that is the lingering inclination and desire, is the one that could be trickier to deal with and we have to con

  • If you have been grievous, unhappy, unsatisfied for most of your life, understand that the healing of your heart comes the moment you begin to be grateful for God’s grace in your life.

  • In our faith journey, there will be times where we feel powerless. But God wants us to know that it is not that He does not make a way for us, but it is a process that every one of His children will have to experience. So that it leads us t

  • Sometimes, we may feel nothing after reading the Bible or attending church, or we have no mood to pray, or the more we listen to the word of God, the more accused we feel. To be honest, sometimes, we don’t seem to be able to feel the presen

  • We all have moments where we have been muddleheaded. And usually, when we are still in the midst of it, we do not realise it till after it has happened, and we get regretful about it. Let us look into the story of Esau and let it remind us

  • Psychology experts have mentioned the number one work skill for the future, which man have failed to realize is to get people to focus. Find out why this generation of people are losing their attention and why we as Christians must pray and

  • The feeling of accusation is not a stranger to us. At some point, when we make a mistake, hurt someone, fall into some sins or see no progress in our plans, we may feel accused within us, from others or from God. We may feel lack, judged, b

  • Elderly people are seen as the vulnerable group in the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, should they be encouraged back to church gathering? What are the underlying repercussions when aged people refrain from attending church for too long?

  • Satan is tirelessly seeking out those who are facing problems, struggling with weaknesses and those who are hurt. He will cause us to falter in our faith, falling into deeper sins and pain while we may still be unaware of its foothold on us

  • As the effects of COVID-19 becomes widespread, the world can only turn helpless. Yet, how do Christians make sense out of this? Is the Coronavirus from God? How do we come to terms when God said: "I make peace, and create evil". With that,

  • No one likes to go through trials and problems in life but even children of God cannot escape the reality of experiencing it. However, the trials between believers of God and the people of the world are different. In fact, when God allows

  • The Bible urges us to have childlike faith, but also to put the ways of childhood behind us and grow up and become spiritually mature. How can we reconcile the seemingly conflicting ideas of being childlike and mature? Especially in the cur

  • An inert or stagnant spirit is prevalent among believers, especially when life around us is moving so fast, our roles require us to be of certain standards with expectations from all corners. It seems like we almost have no time to quiet ou

  • Feeling defeat is common to man, for the fact that we’re finite and limited beings. The question is how are we dealing with it and not let ourselves be dictated by it. Find out how biblical characters suffered from feelings of defeat and em

  • Sometimes, we may be in spiritual darkness, numbness, struggles or fatigue, while other times, everything may seem fine or stagnant. Whether we are on either side of the spectrum, there may be moments where we are unsure of what or how to p

  • No one likes to fear, but we can be absorbed by fear. Being fed news and information about the pandemic day and night, it could result in us involuntarily giving in to needless fears. Find out how to live free lives even in the midst of a

  • The reason that we often have struggles in our relationship with people comes from two main areas. The first reason is that we lack in our love for others, and the second is because we do not know how to love. When we do not love enough, we

  • We are all afraid to do wrong, and we try our very best to avoid doing so. Yet, have we asked what is doing right? Not harming someone doesn't mean we are blessing him. Not breaking the law doesn't mean we love. If there is one thing that t

  • In this day and age, people are all seeking ways to find pleasures in an attempt to decompress or escape from their reality for awhile. However, we often go out of control when we start to enjoy our time in the world more than our time spen

  • As Christians living in a sinful world, are you feeling more and more comfortable with the culture, values and happenings that emerge in our world? Or are you sensing more and more tension as you see the increasing godlessness? The devil li

  • It seems that the only hope out of the COVID-19 pandemic is through the vaccine. Yet, is that the best bet? As we put our hopes in God, find out how we can be discerning and think beyond the hopes of a vaccine.

  • To handle a busy lifestyle in this current era is no easy feat. But when we hear this and we have a heart to realign our living to restore our relationship with God, the church and our brethren, it is a stepping stone to seeking and discove

  • In your daily lives, do you rely more on your principles or emotions? We all know that we should not rely on our emotions but many times when we make decisions and react, it all comes from our emotions first. So we need to ask ourselves t

  • One of the hardest questions we can ask ourselves is: Am I an upright person before the Lord? Am I honest with my every inclinations, desires, motives and choices? Am I clean with integrity? When this happens, we will start to see the greed

  • Planning ahead is responsible living, but have we planned too much? And is it to a point of believing that it is the only way that could guarantee success? Find out how should we plan and live in the favour of God.

  • A disconnected faith does not seem problematic by sight or to others. We may still go to church, pray at times, read some Word or be with our brethren. Yet in our hearts, our faith living will start to get more abstract and we will just be

  • Why did God created marriage for man? Find out how marriage helps us understand and live out our true identity.

  • In this era where we are living in, merits, successes, results and outlooks are what people tend to tie in with what is considered good. Thus, it adds a lot of pressure on what it means by having a good self image and self worth. Let us ree

  • How has these few months shaped your faith? We have been through some times of wait, stagnancy and new terrains we have yet tread upon. Many of us may have returned to a “new normal”, but the after effects of the Circuit Breaker and restric

  • When election draws near, our mind and emotions can easily be drawn to political causes. Yet, we are taught to see politics with perspectives, and not be drawn into it. Most importantly, we are given a kingdom not of this world. So how shou

  • Struggles isn’t a term that is new to anyone. At almost every point in life, we will meet some form of difficulty. Many will find different ways to cope, such as the avoidance method, the distraction method or seeking out ways to resolve on

  • When church are allowed to resume physical gatherings, what we are battling with now is the apprehension, reluctance and habitual idleness of the heart. Besides there could be difficulties and constraints of all kinds. So how do we as Chris

  • Humans get easily bored and are on a constant search for novelty. Yet, ordinariness is a test, as it exposes how much we truly value God and is content with Him alone. It is easy to feel high and connected to God, when He showers us with sp

  • COVID-19 has made most people fearful and uncertain about the economy. Yet the Bible teaches about godliness with contentment. If we learn such contentment, we will not be brought to such a fearful state in an economic crisis. Lastly, fin

  • We tend to feel that the problems humans face are only marital, financial, health, psychological, interpersonal relationship issues, etc., because those are what we can feel, see and observe consciously. Thus, we try our best to address tho

  • The gospel definitely embraces attributes of humanity. But the gospel in essence is nothing human, to start with. It is not about the good works of men. It has nothing to do with philanthropic ideas. It is not even about the love which you

  • Have social distancing created a "new norm" in our lives? Is everything going to be done remotely through the computer from now on? Does people shun commuting to work? Are people leaning towards less interaction? Are online services going t

  • We all love freedom, but are we ready for freedom? The taste of freedom is sweet, yet, how we use freedom is also very important. If freedom is not used wisely, it may become harmful. Is freedom just about seeking our own happiness and doin

  • Grace is not always obvious, especially when we are stuck in a situation we do not wish to be in, just like this "new normal" under the pandemic that we have to adjust to. Yet, what grace does God have for us? Can we recognize His grace in

  • "Competent or incompetent leaders are shown through a crisis". Is that a fair statement? How do we recognize leadership? Find out how God's leadership must reign in a crisis, and how HE chooses and develops leadership in His church.

  • In this COVID-19 situation, one lingering question in our minds is, "How long more will this last?" God's people of the past had asked the same question. How does God address this pressing concern? What hope does He offer when the waiting g

  • One of the things that Covid_19 has compelled us to learn involuntarily is to slow down. Now, think about what could be the most detrimental culture a first world nation has done to us. Some say it’s a post-modernist thinking, some say it’s

  • We tend to dream about a different reality from our current one, and in our prayers, we always like to ask God to change our unpleasant circumstances. But sometimes, God does not change our circumstances until He changes us, especially our

  • Every time when Calamity or Pandemic struck the world, the human mind will be drawn to the causality. “Who brought about this Calamity, what resulted in this Pandemic?” And of course, the study of science will only restrict us to a natural

  • Family is the dearest to us, yet as we spend longer hours than usual with our families during this circuit breaker, we may need to deal with more tensions. However, important lessons and new divine grace are also in store for us. Since God

  • As COVID-19 becomes widespread, what is one that one common nature you could see among men? Pride. Blames and criticisms go around also, leaders get defensive, while well intentioned people try to offer solutions. Find out why are these pri

  • “What if…?” is a question that always pops into our minds. Consequently, we will become highly anxious and fearful, if we fail to guard our hearts. Fear likes to ask, “What if”, but faith says, “Even if”. Certainly, our God can stop this pa

  • Why is the circuit breaker so difficult for us? What does it show us about our sin? How can we face it with God's help?

  • No matter how remarkable a person is, man cannot control his own destiny. Because there are at least two things which man cannot control: Time and Chance. Only when a person comes to terms with this reality, then he will not over-rely on hi

  • The question in most people's mind now is if God is both sovereign and good, why did He ordain the current pandemic which brought about so much hardships and deaths? Find out what great things HE could be doing beyond the goodness we percei

  • The COVID-19 pandemic tears down man's idols. We trust in medical science, yet it offers no cure for the novel coronavirus; we worship wise human leaders and experts, yet they are helpless in the face of one very contagious virus; we run af

  • If we leave things to chance or put our hopes in man, what hope can they be? In a pandemic, everyone's guess is as good as one another. Yet, be reminded that God did not leave His loved ones and His promises offer true hope in the most dire

  • Let us put our trust and hope in this risen Lord Jesus who conquered humans’ worst enemy – death, and He too can give His believers eternal life and sufficient grace to deal with every good or bad encounter on earth.

  • I believe God our Father will not want His children to fear in whatsoever situation, and the most often mentioned negative prohibition by our Jesus in His ministry on earth is: “Fear not”. “Do no fear, do not be afraid”. You hear this all t

  • As we take the necessary precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic, there is one important precaution which Christians cannot neglect. The Bible reminds us that if we are afraid of what can kill our body, we should be even more afraid of wh

  • With the spread of the coronavirus, many hearts are unsettled, and it grows by the day with news of infection and death rates rising. In these times, what is God revealing to us and what is God pointing us to? Let us renew our perspective a