Day: February 26, 2020

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He Makes Me Strong

by Stefanie Bates If I had to describe myself as a piece in a chess set, before SOW I always saw myself as a tiny, powerless pawn, a person without power. I was full of fears and anxieties, and I always second-guessed myself. Sometimes I felt like the entire world drowned out my voice. As

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What Jesus Reveals, He Heals

by Shawn Jacob (above photo, second-left) Before coming for the School of Witness (SOW), I was active in church – teaching catechism, attending community to serving in camps. However, I struggled to inculcate faith into my daily life, be it at school, home or work. I also found it difficult to entrust certain areas of

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Bearing Our Crosses

by Shawn Jacob ‘What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ?’ Personally, to be a disciple is more than just saying “I love you Jesus”. But rather it is a call to action, that you want to follow Jesus’s ways. During SOW I was given this image of how a disciple of a

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The Holy Spirit Works in My Thoughts

by John Siew The Holy Spirit is a mysterious person that you need to be open to and aware of to encounter. For me, I find it really hard to see the Holy Spirit working in my life, but when I start to look out of myself, and at the world with open eyes, I

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The Holy Spirit is in Me

by Christabel Neo As I was reflecting about the Holy Spirit, I was reminded of this particular stargazing scene from the movie Abominable, where Peng says “even though we can’t see them, we’ll still know they’re there.” This perfectly sums up my relationship with the Holy Spirit. In the past, the Holy Spirit was but

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God Created Me Unique

by Christopher Martinus A guitar’s build process from start to end takes into attention a numerous amount of details. Different wood materials are used for the fretboard, the neck, and the body, and their shapes vary widely. The electronics need to be wired inside carefully. Different pickups are available to choose from. Different bridges are

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Jesus Guides Me To Freedom

by Thea Rezel The roads on the image represent the different paths I take in my life. Some of them are straight, bent while others have a few curves. No matter how much I side track and fall into sin, Jesus is always waiting at the end of the road for me to return to

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Jesus is With Me

by Vinnie Lim I was reminded of His faithfulness to me on this very swing behind the Office for Young People (OYP). It was the very swing I sat on in week 1 of SOW, as I contemplated the existence of Jesus in my life. I came into SOW completely skeptical of Him. In my

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I Am Precious to God

by Matthew Christee (above photo, middle), 24 years old Growing up, I never felt special or important. My parents quarreled constantly and home never felt like home. Spiritually, I felt I had no gifts. Even though I was active in my parish, I felt like my absence wouldn’t make a difference. I was envious of

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The Lord my Promise-Keeper by

Drawing by Marcella Chua, music composed by Christopher Martinus “You who hold the stars— Who calls them each by name— Will surely keep Your promise to me That I will rise in Your victory.” (Take Courage – Bethel) As a person who loves astronomy, a night sky of stars never fails to elicit a deep

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