Prayer Blog – October 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries October ’21: Finding AffirmationBy Winnie Lai-Fong Affirmations – positive statements that can help you to challenge and overcome self-sabotaging and negative thoughts. When you repeat them often, and believe in them, you can start to make positive changes. I reflected on where I often get my affirmations, and I am embarrassed to say that my …

Prayer Blog – September 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries September ’21: Finding StrengthBy Etana Tam When we think of the word strength, it often evokes images of power, authority, and dominance. Yet, when we turn to the Bible, we find that the characters that God uses to defeat armies and deliver the Israelites are often not who we would consider to be strong. I …

Prayer Blog – August 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries August ’21: Prayer and Finding PeaceBy Ethan Fong After a long day of classes, staring at the dull glow of a screen for hours, what I desire most is rest. Pure, uninterrupted rest. Now, to meet our physical needs, the rest we seek may look like devouring a bowl of instant ramen or taking a …

Prayer Blog – July 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries July ’21: Prayer and Finding PeaceBy Deacon Wi-Guan Lim Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.—John 14:27 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and …

Prayer Blog – June 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries June ’21: Prayer and Finding SecurityBy Jack Young For who is God besides the Lord?  And who is the Rock except our God?  It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure. (Italics mine; Psalm 18: 31, 32) This month’s prayer theme is Prayer and Finding Security.  We all need and look for …

Prayer Blog – May 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries May ’21: The Mercy and Great Love of GodBy Kathy Jung During a time of reflection, I had an image of Abba Father, looking larger than any human father, standing with a wide stance and arms spread out in exuberant welcome, eager for embrace. And there I was too, off to his left, looking small. …

Prayer Blog – April 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries April ’21: Finding Acceptance in GodBy Cindy Lim Spring is a delightful time of the year!  The days get brighter, the flowers start to bloom, the birds return with their chirping.  Spring is also a time of much anxiety and stress for the many students who have applied to post-secondary institutions for their first time, …

Prayer Blog – March 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries March ’21: The Remarkable Extension of GraceBy Emma Li But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight …

Prayer Blog – February 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries February ’21: Radical ForgivenessBy Etana Tam The forgiveness of God is a topic we often talk about in church, yet it is something I honestly cannot comprehend. I don’t know about you, but the mere fact that the God of our universe, who is so mighty and perfect, would not only choose to pardon me, …

Prayer Blog – January 2021

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View Past Prayer Blog Entries January ’21: Finding PurposeBy Winnie Lai-Fong Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. —Matthew 7:7-8 Often when I pray, I …