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.

  • 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

  • When restrictions and enforcements of all kinds are imposed in the name of public health, how should Christians, who are called to be free, react? How do we make sense out of this situation and what should our mentality be? Find out how to

  • 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

  • Singaporeans wake up to a newly elected Government today. The bible has instructed us to intercede for them so that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. Find out how should we pray for this government of ours.

  • 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