Creating News all over the world in a very short time, Jeremy Lin Shu Hao is indeed a phenomenon. He was much watched over the media and Internet, even converting a couch potato like me to be a short-term "fan".
As I watched , I recalled
"Chariots Of Fire" and E...Read more
Comfort ye, My people , Handel
I came across this and found several versions on YouTube, a part of Handel's " Messiah". It caught my interest because it is from a portion of the Old Testament that I remember,
Comfort for God’s People
1 Comfort, comfort my people,
says your God.
2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,
and proclaim to her
that her hard service has been completed,
that her sin has been paid for,
that she has re...Read more
Everybody loves " Peace" ( almost?). What does this mean? Absence of war, conflict. Many make this sign as greeting. In many Chinese Christian communities, the usual greeting is "Peace", which is "平安"。
Chinese New Year mythology?
When I was quite young, I came across a story about the lunar New Year, celebrated by many Asian nations，and I thought it was way out.
" Long, long ago, people were plagued by a monster , Nian 年(which is the Mandarin word for Year) and they had to hide in fear of their lives. However, they found out that this creature was frightened by loud noises and afraid of the colour red. So at the estimated time, many would drape a red banner over their door , people would have ...Read more
The birth in Bethlehem came with much fanfare from the heavens, to annouce it to mankind. However, the first hearers were a group of lowly shepherds in the fields. Yet they received the news with joy and thanksgiving, and started to look for the newborn baby wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger. So they kne...Read more
As I was thinking about some of the events in my life in the last 2 hours of 2011, this favourite hymn came to mind, and this is how I feel about the faithfulness of God. " All I needed Thy Hand has provided, Strength for today and Bright hope for tomorrow. Blessings all mine with ten thousand beside."
Video: http://youtu.be/60o3UP4Kjwg May I wish you a blessed 2012, with much love , peace and joy. Read more
Elvis had sung many gospel songs. This one is memorable.
Such a rich, soulful voice, such touching lyrics. Enjoy.
Is Pleasure a Stimulant or a Narcotic?
I was energised to look at this topic when I read a synopsis of 2 talks given by a lecturer from a theological college. References given are from a book in the Old Testament.
Pleasures Are Meaningless
1 I thought in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. 2 “Laug...Read more
Set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 所 以 ， 你 們 若 真 與 基 督