Be Committed

Bong Baylon Devotions

“That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers.” Psalm 1:3 The only way to grow and bear fruit is to be planted. This is true for trees. It’s also true for people. You must learn to commit yourself to a local church. …

Two Prerequisites to a Vital Prayer Life

Bong Baylon Devotions

The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. (1 Peter 4:7) Prayer is vital to our spiritual lives. Without it we cannot survive or thrive in the Christian life. Prayer is our life link to God, enabling us to remain in Him at all times. Unless we remain in Him, we …

Living Proof

Bong Baylon Devotions

How would you know if a person is learning to live and love like Jesus? Of course, the very first sign is that he or she begins to be devoted to God together with others. He or she begins to spend more time in prayer, worship and fellowship with other believers. We can see this in the Book of Acts. …

Real Life Discipleship

Bong Baylon Devotions

Real life discipleship is what true discipleship is all about. It’s the bottom line reality that we must all aim for if we are to experience the life that Jesus has for us (John 10:10). Discipleship is the core mission of the church (Matthew 28:19-20). Everything else is secondary, or at least generate from that only; they are not the …

God is in control

Bong Baylon Stewardship and Finances

“Do not worry about anything.” Really? Well, that’s what Jesus said. Here are His exact words. 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they …

His Plans, Your Plans

Bong Baylon Devotions

13 Now listen, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money.” 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. 15 Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s …