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Known For Praise

Posted by Eric Farmer on

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Psalm 33:1   As believers, we are called to clothe ourselves with many things, like love, humility, and compassion. The goal, then, is for us to increasingly embody these characteristics so that eventually...

Who He Says I am

Posted by Karlson Wong on

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. Galatians 1:10 We all know this saying, “you are entitled to your opinion.” This statement embraces...

God’s Partners

Posted by Martin Radford on

This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:9–10 How do you understand a partnership? Normally a good partnership consists of people working together...

Starting the Day Off Right

Posted by Derrick Liu on

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23  Do you have a regular morning routine before heading off to work, school or otherwise getting the day...

Praying Outwards

Posted by Stephen Birkett on

… My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations. Isaiah 56:7 The elation of Easter Sunday was quickly tempered by news of the tragic bombings in Sri Lanka – a stark reminder that we still live in a fallen world, as if we needed reminding so soon after the shocking...

Man’s Plan or God’s Plan

Posted by Gary Morris on

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, “This man began to build and was not able to...

To Die For

Posted by Ka Wong on

But you, a man of God, flee from all this and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. In the sight of...

Bold Faith Newsletter (March 2019)

Posted by Phil Chin on

We are well into 2019 and so thankful to see all that God continues to do through the Bold Faith Campaign! It's been wonderful to see continued growth at Island ECC, with overflowing events like the Global Leadership Summit to inspire and encourage leaders at our church and around Hong Kong. We...

Don't Be Wowed by Power

Posted by Sherman Chau on

Power is intoxicating. It goes to your head pretty fast. The allure of power is immediate results at your whim. Healings and miracles fall in this category too. Whether we are the healer or the healed, it’s the same draw: the ability to change your reality when you want to. By this point...

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