Friday, October 17, 2014

Living in the Present

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“What is the best thing to do in the short life that God has given us? I think we should enjoy eating, drinking, and working hard. This is what God intends for us to do. Suppose you are very rich and able to enjoy everything you own. Then go ahead and enjoy working hard—this is God’s gift to you. God will keep you so happy that you won’t have time to worry about each day.” – Ecclesiastes 5:18-20, CEV

Isn’t it wonderful how God wants to keep us happy and away from sin?

Most of the pessimism that people experience in life is because of regrets and worries.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Waiting on the Lord

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Have you been praying about something and feel that as if nothing is happening? Are you growing tired and weary wondering why God isn’t answering yet? Do you feel anxious that God seems to be ignoring you?

We all feel this way sometimes. Actually, many times until God answers.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Love Others as You Love Yourself

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“And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” – Mark 12:31a

These are the very words of Jesus Christ Himself, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

The second part of this command is what people always miss. Loving yourself.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

5 Ways to be the husband God wants you to be

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Marriage is a serious issue, especially for a Christian believer.

The Bible is not silent on the many ways that God wants a husband to develop into, and we should strive to become the head of the family that brings glory to His name.

As husbands, God wants us to lead our family in all areas: spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, and socially. He wants us to love our wives unconditionally, as much as Christ loved the church. He wants us to serve our wives as Christ served the church.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Praying For Your Wife

Post written by Raymund Tamayo

A short message to all young husbands:

God wants our marriages to be a medium for us to be happy and fulfilled. However, we have to love our wives as a model of Jesus’ love for us. That is why a man’s love for his wife relies on how much he loves Christ. Our relationship with our wives depends on our relationship with Christ.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

What is NOT Happiness

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Since time immemorial, people have been drawn into the pursuit of happiness.

Everyone craves for it. Men and women, young and old, rich and poor, no one will say that they do not want to be happy.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Best Way to Love Your Spouse

Post written by Raymund Tamayo

There are a lot of ways to demonstrate your love for your spouse. But there is only one way to guard your marriage and make it stronger.

You can show warmth or a special fondness. You can regard your spouse as your best friend. You can experience the deepest and greatest physical intimacy. But feelings alone are not enough to tide you through all the seasons.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Worship Meets Our Deepest Needs

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Worldly materialism deceives us. It shows us that the only way to real happiness, success, and fulfillment is to have everything we want go our way.

A high-paying job, an extravagant house, a new car, and the grandest family holiday seduce us into thinking that they are the most important aspects of life.

In truth, however, even if we acquire and experience all of these temporary things, our lives would still feel empty and incomplete.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Art of Silence

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Al Monina at Istoryaheng Disyerto

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Silence is an art, because not everyone can choose to be quiet without difficulty.
It requires a virtue of patience.

I don’t know since when I became silent. I’m not the quiet type in highschool and in college. I can say that I’ve become a completely different person as an adult. I became comfortable with my own silence, I found peace in solitude.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Set Aside a Place and Time

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If you could call for something in the midst of this loud, busy, and shaky world that we live in, what is it?

For me, I’d only need the inner peace and quiet and security that only comes from the presence of God.
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