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My Heart, Whose Home Is It? – Matt 6:19-34
Written by John Tsang   
Thursday, 05 July 2018 12:58

 

The two portions of the Sermon on the Mount that we reflected on this past Sunday were:

Treasures in Heaven, 6:19-24

Do Not Worry/Do Not be Anxious, 6:25-34

 

James led us through the passage with these thoughts:

1. Symbiotic relationship between my choice of investment and relationship with God. Scripture says that where our treasure is, there your heart will be also (6:21).

2. Think about the impact of my treasures on my heart, my outlook, my allegiance, and my will.

3. Understand the Reality. These are the things that people who don’t trust in God seek but we are not to seek after these things. We don’t need to be anxious, worrying does not change anything.

4. Choice for us to make. God does His part and we do our part in seeking first his kingdom and righteousness. Be careful of our too ‘casual’ attitude toward God.

 

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The Importance of Both the Inner Spiritual Life and the Outer Life of Ministry and Service – Matt 6:1-24
Written by John Tsang   
Monday, 25 June 2018 12:24

 

In Matthew chapter 6, we see the following:

6:1-4 – Giving to the Needy

6:5-15 – The Lord’s Prayer

6:16-18 – Fasting

The theme that runs through these sections is to do the right acts of devotion in the right way, namely, not for show but out of your love for the Father, and for the benefit of the other.

 

Giving to the Needy (6:1-4), almsgiving is

a word often used which includes any kind and good action intended to serve and help others. These acts of helping requires a lot of internal spiritual strength and character. The person often associated with giving and helping to the needy is of course, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In one course that I took, we looked at the spiritual lives of the saints. I was pleasantly surprised to find that Mother Teresa has a very rich and deep spirituality.  Mother Teresa would began her day with 1.5 hours of prayer before her work. She is an example of someone who nurtured the inner life as she served the needs of others.

 

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Single-Minded Devotion – Matt 6:1-15
Written by John Tsang   
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 08:06

 

What a meaningful Father’s Day celebration! It was beautiful to see Melanie’s testimony and sharing, to hear of her father’s heart to serve the members of this orchestra, and then to see the passion of Professor Yin in his conducting! Many members of the orchestra expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to be a part of our worship yesterday and I want to pass that on to you. It was a real blessing for us at LPC, a blessing to the members of the orchestra, and a meaningful moment for Melanie, Professor Yin and the family.

Then we had the opportunity to dedicate Malcolm to the Lord on Brandon’s first Father’s day, what a delight!

 

 

For our sermon time, Jens Zimmermann offered us a way to think about the Sermon on the Mount.

 

First, Jesus is the Son of God, the firstborn of all creation, the cosmic Christ (Col 1:15). The Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead is in us. For those who have made a profession of faith to follow Christ, our identity rests on the fact that we are sons and daughters of God.

 

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Here are some new songs that we’ve recently introduced,

He's Always Been Faithful to Me

What a Beautiful Name

Perfect Wisdom of God

My God

 

Here are some songs that we've recently sung in worship:

Open the Eyes of My Heart

Lord I Need You

Jesus Messiah

Faithful One

You Are My All In All

Here I Am To Worship

 

 

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