Famous Last Words on Good Friday

 

For this #SaturdayGoodRead, EAST News is republishing a post from Dr Alex Tang’s blog titled “Famous Last Words on Good Friday” as we are entering the Holy Week. Dr Tang examines the last seven sentences Jesus uttered on the cross and the significance of His last words for us as His followers.

Sermon Statement

Jesus’ famous last words revealed who he is and what he had done for us – God incarnate and the penal substitution for our sins

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Abundant Grace, Overflowing Blessings

Design: Blessed Ong

You crown the year with Your goodness;
Your ways overflow with plenty.
~ Psalm 65:11, HCSB

May you and your loved ones experience God’s abiding presence and abundant grace in the Lunar New Year!

The Chinese couplet

新年蒙恩,
福杯满溢。

expresses the following:

May you experience abundant grace in the New Year;
May your cup of blessings overflow.

Shalom blessings from all at EAST!

Hear My Cry, O Lord

Photo: Guillaume de Germain. Design: Jonathan Yao

“Hear, O Lord, when I cry aloud;
be gracious to me and answer me!” (Psalm 27:7, ESV)

As David wrote Psalm 27, in verse 7, he pivoted from praise to prayer. There is a sense of plaintiff cry for help in verses 7 to 14. In the original language, verse 7 is succinct and direct: “Hear, O Lord; with my voice I call; pity me, and answer me” (Pulpit Commentary).

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Even Today, God Extends Amazing Grace

This is a season filled with challenges new to many.

Even so, God extends amazing grace to all of us and gives us a Way to face the day.

Here is a worship song to remind us of this (see below or click the picture above).

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Giving thanks for the Academic Year

 

Thanks be to God taking us through Academic Year 2019/2020 by His grace and provision.

We look forward to the coming semester with hope and faith, knowing that He has already gone ahead to prepare the way.

Photos by Lau Ying Kheng

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