Singing the Gospel

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” (Colossians 3:15–16, ESV) In the gathering of the saints, the proclamation of the Word stands supreme. Hymns, Psalms and spiritual songs are indeed one medium…… Continue reading Singing the Gospel

Purity of Worship

I had a cup of coffee with an exit student. His zeal to preach the Gospel oozed from every word he spoke. He couldn’t wait for the day of his ordination. Our conversation touched the issue of the ordination vows. I reminded him of the solemnity of those vows. We talked about the vow regarding…… Continue reading Purity of Worship

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A life worthy of the Lord

Series Title:  Growing in knowledge of Jesus Christ Scripture Readings Hosea 4:1-9 Colossians 1:3-14 Introduction Millions of people attended Christmas worship services just two day ago right across the world.  One can only wonder how many those attend the services today.  And one would probably more amazed by the small number whose life is changing, or…… Continue reading A life worthy of the Lord

Covenant Baptism

Broadly speaking, there are two main views on baptism: Covenant Baptism (some may call it paedobaptism, because it implies that infants of together with their covenant parents should be baptised).  The mode of baptism is sprinkling of water. Believers Baptism (some call it credo-baptism, because only those who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as…… Continue reading Covenant Baptism

The Death of Reverence, The Death of Holiness

“I sat on the pew outside the sanctuary and began to weep. I was crushed at what I was hearing and what I was experiencing. “Was I such an anomaly that finding a place to worship God with reverence and holiness was asking too much?” I literally felt like there would be no place for me to…… Continue reading The Death of Reverence, The Death of Holiness

Don’t downplay the importance of Corporate Worship

Gloria Furman, wife of a pastor and mother of three little kids, writes: “As a natural-born sinner, I’m allergic to worshiping the Lord in all things at all times.  As a supernaturally born-again saint, I’m prone to love the God who loved me first.” Here are just ten of the things I remind myself of…… Continue reading Don’t downplay the importance of Corporate Worship