Jehovah Jireh atau Jehovah Dijarah?

Jehovah Jireh atau Jehovah Dijarah? Ev. Kalvin Budiman   “Sahut Abraham: ‘Allah yang akan menyediakan anak domba untuk korban bakaran bagi-Nya, anakku’” (Kejadian 22:8) Istilah “Jehovah Jireh” artinya adalah “Allah yang akan menyediakan.”  Nama panggilan untuk Allah dalam Perjanjian Lama ini sangat populer di kalangan orang percaya pada zaman sekarang. ...

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HOW TO HANDLE TEMPTATION

by Rev. Stephen Hosea INTRODUCTION The apostle James in his letter James  1:1-16 talks about trial and temptation.  He uses the same Greek word peirasmos to describe trial and temptation. Peirasmos can mean both trial and temptation. In James 1:2-3, he uses this word for trial. And In James  1:13-16,...

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The Fear of the Lord

By: Pastor Wilson Suwanto Psalm 19:9 ~ “The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever” The force of nature like tsunami, typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, can be frightening, and we are all afraid of them. We pray and hope that they never strike us. Just imagine the destruction they cause,...

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THE TRIALS OF FAITH

By: Rev. Stephen Hosea   The Greek word of “trial” is “peirasmois”. It is the same Greek word used for “temptation”. So “peirasmois” can mean both “trial” and “temptation”. It is like a coin with one side is temptation and the other side is trial. In order to understand whether...

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Acts 3:1-10 — Beggar Mentality, No More!

Acts 3:1-10 – Beggar Mentality, No More! Ev. Kalvin Budiman There is one beggar in Acts 3:1-10, but there are actually three poor men in this story. The first poor man is, of course, the beggar by the temple court. The other two poor men are the two disciples, Peter...

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FAITH GROWTH AND MEMORY

Ev. Kalvin Budiman When one day a friend asked for my wife’s phone number, I was quite surprised to learn that I didn’t remember it. I always had her phone number in my cell phone and saved it under my wife’s name, but I wasn’t able to just recite it...

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Philippians 4:13, A Wider Angle

Philippians 4:13, A Wider Angle “I can do all things through him [Christ] who strengthens me” Ev. Kalvin Budiman Philippians 4:13 is perhaps one of the most favorite Bible verses. We often use it especially in situations where we have to go through challenging times in our lives, such as...

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The Problem of Worry and Its Solution

By Rev. Wilson Suwanto Worry is a common human reaction. Everyone worries about something everyday. Even when we have nothing to worry about, we worry if such a feeling is normal. When we are worry-free, we often become worried because we are so unlike others around us. It seems that...

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Biblical Courtship

By Shirley Soetarso Source: Choosing God’s Best (Dr. Don Raunikar) Is “biblical courtship” preferable to traditional dating? Is “relating without dating” a realistic idea? How can two people strive for spiritually one “couplehood” without risking heartache? Navigating the Christian singles scene can be pretty daunting—even when you’re an adult! In...

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What can TV do for your family?

By Ev. Edward Shyu I. The tube is harmingyour family About eighty years ago, the whole world was very excited about the appearance of a brand new invention ? television? (TV in abbreviation) which is an electric tube transmitting images without wires. Nine years later, the first TVservice was promoted...

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