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Christmas: God’s Love for Us

Posted by Ramon Maronilla on

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Christmas is usually a very busy time for most people. There are parties to attend, gifts to buy, families to visit, friends to celebrate with. While it’s a good time to enjoy the...

Advent: The Light of the World

Posted by Joseph Mohan on

I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. John 8:12 Advent means the coming. The season of Advent signifies our coming out of the darkness into the light. Traditionally, this was celebrated by the lighting of candles...

Joy to the World; the Lord is Come

Posted by Gary Morris on

The words that Isaac Watts wrote in 1719 are heard in stores all around Hong Kong and the world this time of year. Truly the word joy is associated with this season because at the first Christmas the angels used it with the shepherds to announce the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. An angel of...

Share Your Story: Seek First

Posted by Island ECC on

Outreach and the desire to reach lost populations in all corners of every nation is the heart of our church. Here at Island ECC, we have creative staff and volunteer teams who are constantly thinking of interesting ways to engage people with God's word and light. God honoured this...

Hope of the World

Posted by Ka Wong on

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, who through...

Fear No More

Posted by No Name on

Among the colourful cast of characters, the shepherds, angels, wise men, Joseph and Mary, Zechariah is usually overlooked in the Christmas story. “Who?” Exactly. But of all the above, Zechariah was the first one to be given a preview that God was planning something huge and...

Uncanny Distraction

Posted by Joseph Mohan on

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10Life is busy and we are besieged by a constant stream of activities. The new normal is to be busy with being busy. If one were to admit, “Today, I’m not so busy,&rdquo...

The God of all Comfort

Posted by Tim LaTour on

Four years ago this week, we met our son. Sounds like a strange statement, right? Met? Not born?Well, the thing is, he was born more than a year before we met him. He was adopted into our family in 2011 and we met him almost 14 months after his birthday. It was a surreal experience.We had been...

Spiritual Myopia

Posted by Dawn Lau on

Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. Mark 9:25I remember the first time I got my eyes checked. I did not even realise how bad my eyesight was until the optometrist turned off the lights, flipped...

United in Faith

Posted by Ka Wong on

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! It is like precious oil poured on the head,running down on the beard, running down on Aaron’s beard, down on the collar of his robe. It is as if the dew of Hermon were falling on Mount Zion. For there the Lord...

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