Vision: Colossians (1-3) in diagrams

Last night I asked the Lord to let me see vision, and I was told to read Colossians 3. I asked why. And I received this answer in my heart: This is how I made you, a person of words. You can see the visions through the words. Here they are. My visions through the … Continue reading Vision: Colossians (1-3) in diagrams

We found the secret to mother’s prayers

We found the secret to mother's prayers when we found her book of prayers. We knew she woke around 5am and knelt on the floor and prayed for everyone in the family, the neighborhood, relatives and friends, and the churches. But we did not know how she could keep this up no matter what. She … Continue reading We found the secret to mother’s prayers

a spiritual continuum (sequel)

Dear friend, I woke one day realizing that by allowing the soul to continue to dominate in seemingly unimportant aspects of life, stagnated pools began to appear in the ever flowing river of spiritual walk. You may ask why I bother to talk at length now about this spiritual issue? Does it really matter? After … Continue reading a spiritual continuum (sequel)

One night a grand-mother preached Ephesians

Mother preached Ephesians 1 No one really expected my elderly mother preaching Ephesians 1 in the night school attended by mostly young people. She could have been exempted. But she insisted to participate as a student, doing written exam and practical as well. Newly filled by the Holy Spirit, I went to a night Bible … Continue reading One night a grand-mother preached Ephesians

Being an heir to a priceless inheritance which remains a mystery

A priceless inheritance from mom. After my 90 years old mother passed away, I was given the task to look through her written manuscripts, since I am the only literary-inclined person in the family. I collected all her written notes in all sorts of paper media, such as, note books, papers, exercise books, and others, … Continue reading Being an heir to a priceless inheritance which remains a mystery

A convert and his letter that converts countless

Paul himself was the first convert by grace and faith. Paul received revelation of the Scripture directly from the Lord Jesus Christ. (Galatians 1:11-12). Thirteen of Paul's letters, written in the period AD49-67 are included in the New Testament as holy Scriptures. Romans is the sixth book, written around AD57-58, right in the middle of … Continue reading A convert and his letter that converts countless

How did Paul write his sensitive letters: a model passage and a revelation of the big picture

Let us do some investigative exploration in Paul's letter writing to potentially offensive believers recipients and learn how he does it without discouraging them? There are many things to learn from him. I will use a passage from Romans 15:14-24 to highlight a few notable observations. One notable factor is his emulating Jesus, using the … Continue reading How did Paul write his sensitive letters: a model passage and a revelation of the big picture

Deuteronomy 33: See Jesus in the twelve tribes

How do we read and relate to the prayer/prophetic blessing given by Moses as his last words to the twelve tribes with Jesus in mind? I would posit some points to ponder, drawing from the Old and New Testament, in the light of what Jesus has already fulfilled. Summary: Reuben and Dan: Jesus came to … Continue reading Deuteronomy 33: See Jesus in the twelve tribes

Reading Numbers thirteen: three reports, two good

No wavering. Assured of victory. The Bible opened itself and showed Numbers 13. Twelve military scouts were sent by Moses to explore Canaan for forty days with specific instructions on what they observe of the enemy. They were prominent leaders selected from each of the twelve ancestral tribes of the Israelites, representing 603,552 of men … Continue reading Reading Numbers thirteen: three reports, two good

thirteen spoken twice about a man’s heart

Fixed our heart The Bible opened to 1 Samuel 13:14 which reference points to Acts 13:22. In short, it was a comparison between hearts. God sees the heart of kings and that matters. "The Lord has sought out a man after His own heart." Samuel told king Saul that God had given his kingdom to … Continue reading thirteen spoken twice about a man’s heart

the 12th time: nothing but the blood of Jesus

2022 nothing but the blood of Jesus this is the twelfth time this blogger posts the "blood of Jesus". Here are the chronological links: The blood of Jesus (Bible verses) (2022-01-09) a hymn: Nothing but the blood of Jesus (2016-03-24) a hymn: Nothing but the blood of Jesus (2014-10-23) having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood … Continue reading the 12th time: nothing but the blood of Jesus

The blood of Jesus (Bible verses)

Reminded to re-post of a 2009-10-21 post. The power of the blood of Jesus. Many Christians are weak and often feel defeated and depressed, mainly because they are not aware of and/or are not convinced in the power of the blood of the Lamb (Jesus). The following Bible verses clearly declare the truth that there … Continue reading The blood of Jesus (Bible verses)

Paul’s friend: “Why did Luke choose what he chose?”

Who is Luke to Paul? A true friend for life is indeed a rare gem, as in the case of Paul's friendship with Dr. Luke, whom he called, fellow laborer, beloved physician, and a companion in Christ who had stood with him even in prison, as he faced the Roman trials, and even until his … Continue reading Paul’s friend: “Why did Luke choose what he chose?”

To follow or not to follow? no longer a choice to default mode

Revelation 3:5 The word is Follow for the alphabet F. Today it is no longer a choice to fill a form and tick Christianity by default, as in some countries where the officials will fill a default religion for you if you leave a blank. Today a person has to decide carefully whether you still … Continue reading To follow or not to follow? no longer a choice to default mode

Let Light Be: from 512 to 2 billions

How confident was Jesus when He left earth? How did He know He had succeeded? How did He know the apostles and disciples would continue to succeed? He was confident because He knew Light is more powerful than darkness. Jesus knew and actually warned the apostles (John14:30) that the world was run by another spiritual … Continue reading Let Light Be: from 512 to 2 billions