What Controls Your Feelings?

What Controls Your Feelings?

The prophet Habakkuk complained a lot to God, yet be continued to rejoice in God even in desperate times.  His prayer in Habakkuk 3:17-18 shows us where his faith was anchored. “Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are […]

Prayer is so Powerful

Prayer is so Powerful

Our ministry in The 700 Club Asia thrives on prayers. I can’t imagine where we would be without prayers. Prayer is awesome. Prayer is such an intimate privilege for us to get alone with God. Just think that the God who made the heavens and the earth loves to commune with us. The Everlasting, Almighty God wants to always be […]

God’s Promise Never Fails

God’s Promise Never Fails

We encounter people who utter promises that do now always get fulfilled.  Some would surely break their promises. But then, God’s promises never fail. You can count them. Numbers 23:19 says, “God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? […]

Do you want God’s favor?

Do you want God’s favor?

If you desire to win God’s favor all through your life, then walk humbly before him. Be teachable an pliable for God to use you. Isaiah 66:2 “Has not my hand made all these things, and so they came into being?” declares the Lord. “These are the ones I look on with favor: those who are humble and contrite in […]

A Safe Place

A Safe Place

Do you know that you have a safe place to run to anytime, especially when you’re in trouble? Pro. 18:10, “The name of the LORD is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe.” God’s name is so powerful and so awesome. Philippians says, the name of Jesus is above every name that can be named. There […]

Don’t Decide while You’re Angry

Don’t Decide while You’re Angry

Do you have difficulty controlling your anger? Never make any decision especially when you’re angry because logic will just fly out the window. James 1:19-20 says, “My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 for man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God […]

Disappointed?

Disappointed?

Pray and follow what Philippians 4:6-7 recommends -“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Trouble-Free Life

Trouble-Free Life

Everyone may desire a “trouble-free life” but there is no such thing. Disappointments, trials, heartaches, obstacles, and setback are life’s normal occurrences. One very common disappointment is when someone you know so well falls short of your expectations. You get upset because you look up to the person and place high value on him or her. When this person fails […]

Disappointments can come anytime

Disappointments can come anytime

In fact, you can easily get disappointed with those you live with. Why? Because we have the highest regard for family. Our expectation is that they would come through for you, that they will never let you down. Right? Absolutely not. Look at Joseph, all his problems came from his brothers.

Painful Disappointments

Painful Disappointments

The most painful disappointment could come from someone you have poured your life into. If you are a leader in an organization, company, or church and you have invested coaching and training people, then when you are about to entrust responsibilities to them thy suddenly leave or rebel… Ouch! Jesus poured his life into Peter yet he denied Him three […]

Set your eyes on the Goal

Set your eyes on the Goal

A runner fixes his eyes on the finish line because he intends to finish the race. But in real life, we sometimes are like the apostle Peter. Matthew 14:29-30 says, “Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried […]

Tempted to take shortcuts?

Tempted to take shortcuts?

Are you tempted to do shortcuts? I got tempted many times, reminding me of the story of David when he was hiding from King Saul. David was already anointed to be the next King of Israel. He and his men found themselves in a cave hiding and King Saul went inside the cave to relieve himself. Then David’s men said, […]

Grace for a Life that was Messed Up

Grace for a Life that was Messed Up

Do you know somebody who messed up his or her life? Or are you in a mess right now? King David terribly messed up his life. He stole someone else’s wife and had her husband murdered. You may have not committed sin with the same gravity in our human eyes but it does not matter how big or small one’s […]

Storms in Life

Storms in Life

Can you trust God as you face the storms in your life? All of us go through times when we feel as beaten and discouraged like the disciples on the boat in the middle of the storm, feeling like perishing. God has a Word for you today. When the righteous cry for help, God hears and delivers them out of […]

Strength in Patience

Strength in Patience

A “patient” person is a strong person. He or she is strong because of learning how to wait upon the Lord who guides us into all truth. Most of the time, the strong and the confident seem to know what they’re doing so they just go and do what they think is right. Then, they realize that they have gone […]