The Power of Prayer – Operation Blessing PH Disaster Relief for Lawin Survivors

The Power of Prayer – Operation Blessing PH Disaster Relief for Lawin Survivors

How vital it is that we pray armed with the knowledge that God is in heaven. Our voice matters in heaven. God listens to every painful plea of His people. If we truly believe in our hearts that God hears us, then He promises to rescue us and help us in times of need. Aling Huling was in the ricefields […]

Giving and Receiving | God’s Word Today

Giving and Receiving | God’s Word Today

Jesus answered, “The man with two tunics should share with him who has none, and the one who has food should do the same.”  – Luke 3:11 Scientists have clearly defined laws that govern our physical world‑‑laws that have been in operation since creation. Those laws are subject neither to the ideas or philosophies of humankind.  For example, Sir Isaac […]

Saying “Thank You”

Saying “Thank You”

Thank you. Salamat. Gracias. Merci. Xie xie. Arigato. Grazie. Obrigado. Kamsahamnida. Danke. Did you know that in every language in the world, there is a way to say “thank you?” Gratitude is a quality that is in every person. Saying “thank you” is important for anyone. It is a simple courtesy that takes just a moment. Maybe you have felt bad […]

How About a Refund, God? | God’s Word Today

How About a Refund, God? | God’s Word Today

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” –  Luke 6:38 “Dear God, I’m having a tough time financially, and I’d like a refund on some of the money I’ve given to […]

Delighting in Trouble | God’s Word Today

Delighting in Trouble | God’s Word Today

“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” – 2 Corinthians 12:10 Recently my daughter asked me if I had heard of a certain theologian who was better known in the 70s than today. “Yes,” I told her, “he has one […]

Pangkat Oyayi Entertains Kids at Robinsons Sta. Rosa

Pangkat Oyayi Entertains Kids at Robinsons Sta. Rosa

It was another fun-filled day with our super cute Pangkat Oyayi barkada. Bon Haribon and Tama-Raw visited Robinson’s Sta. Rosa on November 19. Kids were entertained in this joyful event while they get educated with values such as environmental consciousness and cultural appreciation. Get the opportunity to meet and greet our Oyayi Characters on November 26 at Robinsons Las Pinas! Oyayi child-friendly […]

The Story of Thanksgiving Day

The Story of Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is a holiday widely celebrated in America every last Thursday of November. Roasted turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, potatoes and pumpkin pies are what you will usually see at the dinner table whenever this day hits the calendar. But as people from another country and with different culture, what else can we get from this American holiday? Let […]

Can You Outgive God? | God’s Word Today

Can You Outgive God? | God’s Word Today

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.” – Psalm 1:1-2 Question:  Is it true that the more you give to God, the […]

Being Grateful while going through Trials

Being Grateful while going through Trials

The idea of being grateful while going through trials breaks the usual way of responding to life’s circumstances. While in the midst of trials, the typical response is to be anxious and to fear. Trials do not really induce happiness or positive emotions, yet James – one of Jesus’ apostles tells us to “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and […]

The Lord will Provide | Ellaiza Tabares Testimony

The Lord will Provide | Ellaiza Tabares Testimony

One of the most amazing character of God is that He goes ahead of us and provides for our needs even before they arise. Ellaiza and her mother did not catch the Lord by surprise. They knew that God’s blessings are on the way and that He has gone ahead of them and has provided all their needs. God often […]

Be Thankful | God’s Word Today

Be Thankful | God’s Word Today

“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 This is the season that I reflect on guidelines for giving thanks, and reflecting on past commentaries.  I confess that in the past far too often I have dwelt on the sin of ingratitude, pointing out […]

What is Gratefulness?

What is Gratefulness?

What is gratefulness? According to Dictionary.com, gratefulness is being warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received. Gratitude was once described as “a habit of the heart.” Like love, it is a choice, and not just an emotion. Grateful people are a joy to be around. Charles Spurgeon said, “It is not how much we have, but how much […]

Facing Failure, Finding Forgiveness | God’s Word Today

Facing Failure, Finding Forgiveness | God’s Word Today

“Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they will be like wool.” – Isaiah 1:18 A medical doctor who says, “Look, this is what’s wrong with you, and this is what you need to do to get rid of […]

Motives

Motives

Motive is vital in solving any crime. Without a motive, the accused may get a free pass. The Bible says that God knows the motives of your heart. Proverbs 16:2 says “All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord.” James 4:3 says – “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask […]

Redeeming Sexuality – Can Purity be Redeemed and Restored?

Redeeming Sexuality – Can Purity be Redeemed and Restored?

It’s too late. The damage has already been done. Many people choose to pursue sexual intimacies even before the right time in search for “greater love” and “assurance”. But instead of love they receive emptiness. Loss. They try to conceal the pain by removing commitment out of the equation but they just feel lesser and lesser human as pieces of […]