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    Prayer for our missionaries

    For those who have the desire to pray and have some time to spare: Prayer Points for our 23 Missionaries (in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Japan, China, UAE, Singapore, S. Korea, Italy, Canada.. Thank you!  Visa application and approval  Wedding preparations  Clear ministry direction after...
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    Make haste.. or slow down

    Are you a fast person, one who thinks quickly and wants action right away.. or one who lingers, waits, and slows down.. Some people look down on those who go slow. What have you learned abt going fast and slow in life? Verses that speak of both.. Proverbs 19:2 Also it is not good for a person...
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    Typhoon Goni And theres another storm brewing in the Pacific which may affect the country soon again.
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    To fast or not to fast

    Earlier this year, the Lord graciously allowed me to fast and pray for longer than i thought i could:). Fasting is not a popular topic, nor activity among Christians, if i may say so. It really seems more fun to talk, sing, play, study, serve, even work our jobs.. but the point is we can fast...
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    For those who fast

    6“Here is the sort of fast I want — releasing those unjustly bound, untying the thongs of the yoke, letting the oppressed go free, breaking every yoke, 7 sharing your food with the hungry, taking the homeless poor into your house, clothing the naked when you see them, fulfilling your duty to...
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    Cyclone Amphan Devastates Kolkata

    The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. Amphan made landfall on Wednesday, lashing coastal areas with ferocious wind and rain. The storm is weakening as it moves north into Bhutan. Thousands...
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    Songs with animals in the title

    There was such a thread a while back.. but cannot find it now. So here, starting again: White Butterflies from Platero and I
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    The race continues

    A call to those who will fast and pray... On 23 March, a 56-year-old man living in a vast, labyrinthine slum in the western Indian city of Mumbai went to see a doctor. He was feeling feverish and had a bad cough. The garment trader lived in Dharavi where more than half-a-million people are...
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    Unleavened bread

    For those who want to have the Lord's supper at home..
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    We heal as one

    Be blessed!
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    Wonderful, broken people

    I was still groggily listening to Christian radio this morning, but could not help hearing and remembering the words 'wonderful, broken people.' These are the people we may be living with each day, or others we meet in certain circumstances in our lives. Normally we do not discover how wonderful...
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    I was in prison and you visited Me

    Another thread had me thinking abt those in prison. I knew there was a thread or two where someone has shared on some prison ministry, but let me ask now: Have you been to visit prisons? A few wks ago, I managed to be at the church where our former Chief Justice gave a message on injustice on...
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    How does your garden grow?

    It's been a while since I saw a thread on gardening-- unless I missed to see a recent one? You may wish to tell abt what u are growing now, how u care for them, etc. Or post pictures if u haven't time or words to describe=).
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    Worship team, music sheets

    This has been a burden in my heart for quite a while now (months.. actually years). I didn't want to post thinking it seems trivial, but now admit it hasn't left my attention. So I am mentioning this request abt our music team (whatever you call it in your church). As the other older team member...
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    Taal Volcano

    As work and classes are suspended in nearby areas, please pray for the Lord's mercy. Region 4 is also affected by ash fall.. and hoping the people around are able to cope, esp the sick and elderly. I heard there was shortage of gas masks, even in metro manila...
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    Do/Did you have a discipler?

    If so, how long were you taught? Was it one-on-one, in small group, or a class like Sunday school esp. when you were young? As I grew up in a RC church, we didn't have Sunday school as i learned they do in the smaller Christian churches here. But after some missionaries from Singapore shared the...
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    When or why are you sad?

    At times it is because I cannot obey the Lord right away, and I rebuke myself.. When sorting thru files, albums and ephemera, i get nostalgic and somewhat teary-eyed seeing how our families/sibs have gone to distant places, and how our own children have grown! Sometimes I realize that I make...
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    Hebrew words game

    Since using a Complete Jewish Bible (CJB), I've been learning more Hebrew words here and there. First, God's name, ADONAI, is used this way. Then people's original names like Matthew, I've now learned, is Mattityahu, Peter is Kefa... and the Pharisees and Sadducees are really P'rushim and...
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    How do you fight-- and reconcile?

    James 4 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 4 What is causing all the quarrels and fights among you? Isn’t it your desires battling inside you? 2 You desire things and don’t have them. You kill, and you are jealous, and you still can’t get them. So you fight and quarrel. The reason you don’t have is...
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    Happy birthday, Rizal!

    Did I miss to greet our national hero and good friend, Rizal...