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christianity god sermons

the steadfast love of God

In times of uncertainties and fear, we remember our Lord our God who speaks to us through the Scriptures and through history of God’s people. In Isaiah, God tells the Israelites that “for Zion’s sake, I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest,” until Jerusalem is vindicated, shining like the […]

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prepare the way of the Lord

In this Second Sunday of Advent, as we await the coming of our Savior, we meet John the Baptist. He preached in the wilderness for baptism of repentance and forgiveness of sins: 4as it is written in the book of the words of the prophet Isaiah, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare […]

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academic PhD Life

academic reset

If I can put my mind to resetting my goals of being healthy physically, for which emotional healthy is necessary, I figure I can reset my academic goals as well! I completed my PhD few months ago. My degree completion date, officially, 8/20/2021. So it’s been about three months. But I have done very little […]

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Jesus wept

Lazarus, the brother of Martha and Mary, was sick. They sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is sick”(John 11:3). Jesus loved Lazarus, Martha, and Mary. But by the time Jesus arrived in Bethany, the town where Lazarus, Martha, and Mary lived, Lazarus had died already. For Martha and Mary, we can imagine that the […]

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the greatest commandments

One of the scribes asked Jesus, which commandment is the first of all? And 29 Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is […]