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Incubated Confessions

//It’s ironic how this thought has itself been incubated for quite a while… It’s been more than a month since I jotted down the outline for this post.// Under ideal conditions, bacteria can double their population every 20 minutes. So, … Continue reading

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SMS 142: Luke 2:25-27

25 At that time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon. He was righteous and devout and was eagerly waiting for the Messiah to come and rescue Israel. The Holy Spirit was upon him 26 and had revealed to him that … Continue reading

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Pagpapatawad

Bigla kong naalala ang isang eksena, tatlong araw na ang nakaraan: Katatapos lamang namin kumain ng aking kasintahan sa Maligalig na Bubuyog, ilang saglit bago kami pumanhik sa bus na magdadala sa amin sa lugar ng kanyang kapanganakan. Akoý pumanhik sa … Continue reading

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SMS 133: Philippians 4:6

Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. – Philippians 4:6 (MSG) Turning worries into prayers transforms our helpless self-reliance into trust and faith in a … Continue reading

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SMS 116: 1 Timothy 4:8 (MSG)

Exercise daily in God-no spiritual flabbiness, please! Workouts in the gymnasium are useful, but a disciplined life in God is far more so, making you fit both today and forever. (1 Timothy 4:8, MSG) Our bodies won’t last forever, but … Continue reading

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Stewardship Lessons from a Folding Table

I received a message from the church’s text brigade. It was our church’s 40th anniversary the following day, and they were asking for volunteers to bring folding tables that will be used during lunch. Nostalgia and sentimentality struck me, as … Continue reading

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Temptation, Choice, and RPG Random Battles

The first thing I saw on my Facebook news feed this morning was a verse: No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you … Continue reading

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