Congregation
Every Sunday at
10:30 a.m. currently suspended
Ibis Singapore Bencoolen
Jasmine Room
170 Bencoolen Street
Singapore 189657
(Please note that entrance to Jasmine Room is through a separate door outside the hotel lobby)
MRT: Blue Line (Downtown Line) – Rochor Station (DT13), Exit A

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Thoughts on the Bible text

Then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven, having the ever­ lasting gospel to preach to those who dwell on the earth—to every nation, tribe, tongue and people—saying with a loud voice, “Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgement has come, and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water.”

Revelation 14: 6–7

Introduction

Already early in the history of fallen mankind, God’s care and help is made evident through the actions of angels. For example, in one extremely difficult situation an angel of God encounters Hagar and allows her to experience the help of God. She recognises God as the One who sees her (Genesis 16: 7–14). Continue reading

Thoughts on the Bible text

The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.

Numbers 6: 26

Introduction

Our Bible text is taken from what is known as the Aaronic blessing. It was with the following words that the priests of the old covenant were to bless the Israelites: “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace” (Numbers 6: 24–26). Continue reading

Thoughts on the Bible text

“ Therefore I urge you to take nourishment for this is your survival, since not a hair will fall from the head of any of you.” And when he had said these things, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of them all; and when he had broken it he began to eat.
Acts 27: 34–35

Introduction – Paul’s voyage to Rome
Acts 27 tells of a dangerous voyage taken by the Apostle Paul. Paul embarks on the trip from Caesarea to Rome as a Continue reading

Thoughts on the Bible text

Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage.
Psalm 84: 5

Introduction
Psalm 84 is sung or chanted by pilgrims in which they ask God for His protection on their long and sometimes dangerous pilgrim journeys to the temple. As is made clear in the psalm, it is important to rely on the strength and power of God and not on our own strength. Continue reading

Thoughts on the Bible Word

“Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share.”
1 Timothy 6: 17–18

Introduction
The bible text for today’s devotional comes from the final chapter of the first letter of Timothy, which deals with the organisation of the congregation; the duties of the ministers and the behaviour Continue reading