IN CHRIST ALONE

 
 
 My first contact with Christianity and the Person of Christ was through a Christian aunt of mine. She is not related to us by blood, but a good friend of my mother. She had a very big portrait of Christ Jesus in her living room and that was how I knew Him. To me he was an European, with a thick, nicely trimmed bear and His eyes were gentle and kind. It didn’t occur to me that He was looking at me, but each time I visited my aunt, I knew I was looking at Him. I was only a very young boy then. I didn’t know who He was. I had no idea what he had done. In only knew that He was the guy that my aunt and her family worshipped.
 
At a very young age, I began to wonder about the after-life. Coming from a traditional Chinese background, my idea of after-life wasn’t a good one. It was hell for me. I knew I could never be good enough to escape hell. I knew that no amount of prayers to the Budhha or Kuan Yin could deliver me from hell. I knew I was looking for something much more. I didn’t know how because I was too young.
 
Another thing that haunted me when I was a little boy was the devilish images I always see. Often time, when I lay down on my bed and closed my eyes, I could see images of the evil one flashed before me. They were scary! I didn’t know how to get rid of them. Sometimes they didn’t appear. I was scared. But I knew very well that there must be someone out there who could deliver me from all these. I didn’t know who could.
 
I arrived at the turning point of my life when someone said something to me. It was a very casual remark but it struck me and turned my life to a different direction. This person said, "Jesus, can save you from hell!" I was shocked and speechless. That was the answer that I was looking for. Jesus can save me from hell. Who is this man? Where can I find him? How can I know him? All these questions began to shroud my mind. I knew that I need to know Him. The only link I had at that time was my sister, who was in a mission school. She would always bring back gospel tracks and portion of the Holy Bible home. That’s how I got to know Christ. I didn’t have a Bible. I didn’t know how to pray, so I just talked to Him. I knew He was listening to me. I didn’t say the Campus Crusade formula of a sinner’s prayer, but I knew that moment, He already entered my life.
 
Sometimes later, someone said something again to me which also changed my life. She said that if you call upon the name of Jesus, the devil will flee from you. Wow! This was a good news to me. Since then, I would call upon the name of Jesus, I would recite His name again and again when I closed my eyes to sleep. And guess what? The images left me. The evil images left me totally and I was freed from them. He delivered me! Praise the Lord!
 
Since then, I have given my life to Jesus Christ. I never regret. It wasn’t a bed of roses all these while. But I knew that he never leave me nor forsake me. Through the years, my journey as a Christian has been a search for a deeper revelation of who He is. In Him alone, I found peace and rest. In Him alone, I obtained mercy and grace. I have been to my darkest valley, and He was there. I have been to my highest peak, and He was there too. In Him alone, there is hope…there is forgiveness…there is great joy. I can never be a good enough Christian to deserve such favour from Him…but by His Blood….the Blood of Christ our King I can stand before His Throne, forgiven and changed.
 
 
"I have decided to follow JESUS…no turning back…no turning back!"
 
"Though non go with me…I still will follow…!"
 
 
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That’s My King

 
This is a powerful declaration of the Power and the Mercy of God Almighty!
 
 
He is indeed the King of all ages….the eternal Father God….the Son of the Living God
He is the Alpha and Omega…the Beginning and the End!
He is JESUS CHRIST…the Lord of Glory!
He is the soon and coming King…He is the risen Saviour!
He is the Lion of Judah…the Ancient of Days…the Mighty One of Israel.
He is the Creator God, the Merciful Lord….the forgiving Lord!
He is the Lily of Valley….the Fairest of ten thousands…
He is JESUS…He is Emmanuel…He is the Great I AM.
He is the King of Kings…He is the Lord of lords…
He is the Lamb upon the throne…He is the Victor…and Mighty Warrior!
He is the Word…He is the Great Intercessor…
He is the Light of the world…the Hope of all men…
He is the Prince of Peace…the Great High Priest
He is JESUS CHRIST…
He is the Great Counsellor…the Comforter…the Greatly Beloved!
He is the God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob.
He is the God of Israel…
He is the Father of all nations…the Lord of all Creation!
He is JESUS CHRIST…
 

I am back from Mongolia!

8 Days Fantastic Inner Mongolia
 
I am back from Mongolia. It was a wonderful trip and full of good memories. Although the travelling from one place to another was very tiring, once we were at the place of interest, the excitement was great. My heart was excited to see all the old, historical artefacts. I embraced them and I marveled at the wonder of the ancient world. There were a few points of climax in this trip. The first one is the is the Mongolian Grassland. We stayed there for one night but the experience was breathtaking. There was the horse-riding, Mongolian wrestling and of cource their singing and dancing. The most thrilling part of the stay was bunking in the traditional Mongolian tent. It was a very different experience. The stay reached its crescendo when we woke up at 4:30am to view the sunrise. It was a majestic sight. We literally saw the Sun rising from the east. God was there. I saw the mighty hand of God! It was the first time that I could view the Sun directly. I was reminded of the Day when I will be in heaven and behold the glory of His majesty. And this is just a glimps of what I will see in heaven.
 
The next climax was the Gu Gong or the Forbidden City. You we always see it on TV but this is the first time I am so near to it. I like to feel and touch every bit of it so as to be as close to history as possible. The only not so nice thing about it is that it is so crowded.
 
The climbing of the Great Wall at Ju Yong Guan was breath-taking. It was a tough climb but definitely worth it. I marvelled at the ancient world. How did they manage to complete such a project? Like wat my friend said, "we are standing on dead bodies!" Indeed! Indeed!
 
I was also impressed by the Buddhist art carved on caves. I was amazed by their devotion to their faith and the truth they believed in. I was overwhelmed by the purity of their heart, for without it they would not be able to carve something to great and so awesome.
 
I really enjoyed my 8 Days in Inner Mongolia. I thank God that He brought all of us back safe and sound. Praise the Lord!
 
I have attached a Mongolian singing Psalm 23 in the Mongolian style and traditional musical instrument.
 
 
 
 
 
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Grace of God

Grace Grace…God’s Grace
 

 
"We believe it is through the GRACE of our Lord Jesus that we are saved…" (Acts 15:11)
 
"For the GRACE of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men." (Titus 3:7)
 
"My GRACE is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in (your) weakness." (2Cor 12:9)
 
I was sharing with a good friend that I have been thinking of alot of things. Alot of things that come by my way these couple of weeks. Indeed, I need the grace of God to help me. Not exactly a time of testing, cos I have been through worst situation but still I want my every step to be guided by the divine GRACE of God.
God’s GRACE…that beautiful GRACE…
GRACE means that it is not me but the Lord Jesus Christ…
GRACE means that it is not my strength but by the strength of the Holy Spirit….
GRACE means that it is not my glory but to the glory of God the Father…
GRACE means that it is not my way…but God’s way…
Amazing Grace…How Sweet….How Sweet….
 
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God will make a way where there seems to be no way

 
"Sing, O barren one, who did not bear,
break forth into singing and cry aloud,
you who have not been in labour!" (Prophet Isaiah 54:1)
 
 
"I will turn the darkness…into light,
the rough places into level ground…" (Prophet Isaiah 42:16b)
 
 
"Therefore I tell you,
whatever you ask in prayer,
believe that you have received it
and it will be done for him." (Mark 11:24)
 
 
"For God so loved the world,
that he gave his only Son,
that whoever believes in him
should not perish but have eternal life." (John 3:16)
 
 
"I am the Bread of Life;
whoever comes to me shall not hunger,
and whoever believes in me
shall never thirst." (John 6:35)
 
 
"I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life.
No one comes to the Father
except through me." (John 14:6)