Be Strong and Courageous

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – – Joshua 1:9 ESV Dear God, At times I may be overwhelmed by the trials in my life everyday and oftentimes I feel weak and overtaken by…

Teach Me To Obey

“Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!” – Psalms 143:10 ESV   Dear God, This is my prayer. I have disobeyed you countless times in my life. I have been hurt and broken and have hurt you more along the way. I…

My Father’s Love Letter

Dear Pia, Though the mountains vanish, My unending love will never leave you, Pia. Isaiah 54:10 I will always build you up, Pia, not pull you down. Jeremiah 24:6 I will give you peace, Pia, at all times and in every situation. 2 Thessalonians 3:16 The LORD your God will be with you always, Pia….

True Repentance Leaves NO Regrets 

“For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret…” – 2 Corinthians 7:10  “Repentance is turning away from sin and turning to God. It means we stop trusting in our own good deeds and religious activity and start trusting in Christ alone. We were going in the wrong direction; now we are…

Love, Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23, ESV As I was driving to work this morning while listening to one of John Piper’s youtube preaching about “Outpouring of God’s Love”, I began to ponder about one of the fruits…

Asking God

“You have not because you ask not.” – James 4:2b, NIV  “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” – Luke 11:9, NIV  There are so many verses in the bible that tell us to ask…

How to Guard Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23 “Guard your heart…” Yes, we’ve heard this phrase a lot of times and I have heard this misquoted by a lot of Christians especially in the area of relationships wherein people would connotate it to something that makes it…

Return to You 

Oh God, please take me back to that same place where the only thing I ever wanted was to be right with you and be forgiven of all my sins. Take me back to that moment when everything else that I’ve been praying for meant nothing to me after I found you – after I…

The Gift of My Self

Let me be the first to honor God in the name of Jesus and by the power of the Holy Spirit for the gift of MY SELF! Happy Birthday, Pia!  Know that God has made you in your uniqueness to live for Him. You have been created in His image and likeness and that you…

Almost

About two years ago, I almost walked out on my faith in God. I didn’t wanna serve Him anymore. I didn’t wanna have anything to do with church anymore. Almost wasn’t even not the right word to describe it, because in my heart and in my mind I already did. I am not happy where…