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Missing the Point (Mark 12:28-34)

Posted by Esther Siew on

This teacher of the law understood that the purpose of the law is to produce a life of love, which is loving God and loving man. He knew that if people spent all their effort meticulously practicing all the sacrifices and offerings but do not love God and men, they have missed the point.

Jesus the Ultimate Sacrifice (John 19:1-3)

Posted by Pastor Tan Meng Geok on

Christ shared our humanity, and yet maintained his divinity. In Isaiah 9:6, we are told, “For a child has been born to us, a son has been given to us”. And in the Gospels we are given an account of his birth. “A child has been born to us”, signified the start of Jesus’s humanity, “a son has...

Mercy and Restoration (Hosea. 2:21-23)

Posted by Michelle Lau on

The word “answer” was used five times in these three verses. The purpose of the original design of creation was for fellowship between God and man. That purpose was thwarted in the fall. The consequences of that rebellion have affected all creation. But here it speaks of a change in...

Pray for Our World (Eze. 22:30-31, Jer. 5:1)

Posted by Pr Allan Leong on

In Ezekiel 22, God was angry with the Jews for their wickedness. From the princes to the priest to the officials to the prophets and to all the people of the land; all have sinned. They have "all become dross" (v. 19).  They have incurred the wrath of God and thus His judgement on the nation...

Loving Jesus Above All Things (Matt. 26:6-13)

Posted by Tan Hong Looi on

Our Best Thought is a weekly devotional thoughtfully penned by leaders in DUMC arising from their daily devotions. The devotional’s title, “Our Best Thought” is taken from the hymn, “Be Thou My Vision” as a reference to God: “Thou my best thought, by day or by...

Be Ready for Christ's Return (Matt. 24:12-14)

Posted by Jerry Teo on

Jesus listed a lot of things that were going to happen, and we can witness that some have already happened in our present time. There were things for them to observe and understand as the time of His return draws closer. But it is not the exact time that Jesus wanted the disciples to...

Hide Me Behind Your Cross (Matt. 23:1-7)

Posted by Pastor Angeline Tan on

In this passage, Jesus warns the crowds and His disciples against religious hypocrisy. The teachers of the law and the Pharisees were primarily religious leaders for everyday life. Jesus told the crowds and His disciples to carefully obey their teaching about the Scripture itself. But He...