This week's Sabbath School lesson is entitled Seeing People Through Jesus' Eyes and it highlighted a story found in Mark 8:22-26. Of all the healing ministries of Jesus, this is the only instance when he healed a person with a second touch. The healing took place in two stages. But before we jump into the … Continue reading Through Heaven’s Eyes
I welcomed the Sabbath today in front of my piano recalling hymns and singing as I would if I were in church. I just had a four-day comprehensive exam this week and a new chapter of my life begins next week. I'm full of worries. And the future is all a blur. Nothing is certain … Continue reading All the Way (My Savior Leads Me)
I came across an interesting discussion in my quiet time tonight. Has anyone ever asked you, “How is your day going?” “Is everything all right with you today?” What if you asked God those questions? “God, how is Your day going?” What kind of response do you think you would receive? Possibly it would be … Continue reading A Heart That Beats With the Heart of Christ
The Sun Will Rise (The Brilliance) The sun will rise, the sun will rise; Bringing life to the earth As it springs from the ground The sun will rise, The sun will rise Won't you dry all your tears Lay your burdens down It's officially the rainy season in the Philippines already. The past five … Continue reading The Sun Will Rise
Today was the first time ever since lockdown that I went to church. It was a beautiful Sabbath! I was asked to give a message during the afternoon service and I decided to talk about one of my favorite topics --- Sabbath and Mental Health. I keep several presentations (mostly health lectures) in my ipad … Continue reading The Good Portion
In Luke 10, we read the story of two sisters---Mary and Martha. When Jesus came to their home, Martha went on her way preparing everything to make the best welcome for Jesus while Mary chose to sit still at His feet. In verse 40 we read that while Martha was too busy serving, she asked … Continue reading Does Jesus Care?
I have been drowning in anxiety this week. I've been taking online exams for a month now and I just learned tonight that I'll be having the first two months of my Clinical Clerkship (Internship) via online also. Everything else that follows is unclear and uncertain. This pandemic has made all things difficult for everyone. … Continue reading My God is Near
Aren't beginnings beautiful? I have always loved the first book of the Bible. And just recently, I fell in love more with the first phrase In the beginning God. I remember how carelessly we recite these verses when we were kids during Sabbath School. It was one of the easiest verses to recite and thus … Continue reading Genesis