Make Use of Every Opportunity

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15 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. 16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days.” – Ephesians 5:15-16 (NLT)

As God’s stewards, how should we use “every opportunity” (Greek, kairos) that He has given to us? Pastor Bob Heerspink has the following to say.

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Webinar: 从彼得前书看苦难与祝福 | 1 Peter – Suffering and Blessing

中文教会的弟兄姐妹们,平安。新加坡学园传道会于六月二十五日傍晚与您有约!与东亚神学院携手举办,这网络研讨会将探索如何从彼得前书看苦难与祝福。

讲师:
朱德裕牧师(博士),东亚神学院讲师

分享大纲:
1. 使徒彼得对苦难的教导
2. 彼得对苦难与祝福的见解
3. 基督徒今天如何看待我们所遭遇的苦难

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报名参与: cru.sg/covid8

A Mandarin webinar organised by Cru Singapore and presented by East Asia School of Theology.

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Listening is Loving

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“Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.” – James 1:19 (NIV)

It has been said that to love well is to listen well. Listening well can be depicted through the traditional Chinese character for “listen, hear, obey” as described below.

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Perseverance Forms Character

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Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
~ James 1:24 (NIV)

“By perseverance the snail reached the ark.” – Charles Spurgeon

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“I was taught the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.” – Marie Curie (1867-1934)

Inspired by Studio Seck.

God is Love

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” ~ 1 John 4:8 (NIV)

“Nothing God ever does, or ever did, or ever will do, is separate from the love of God,” noted A.W. Tozer. Do we choose to accept God’s love and then to love others as we have received His love? Read about the implications of “God is love” to you and me here.

Click on the picture above or see below to hear a Bible reading of 1 John 4 and “A Prayer of Love”:

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