Depend on His Word

Bong Baylon Bible

If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. Psalm 119:92-93 It’s depressing when you are sick or feel weak. It is as if you’re whole world is collapsing, or at least it feels that way. When your body aches, you cry out to God …

Spiritual Maturity

Bong Baylon Devotions

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14 NIV  What does it mean to be spiritually mature? Does it mean that you no longer make any mistakes? Does it mean that you always think, feel and do the right thing at all times? In other words, does it …

The Challenge

Bong Baylon Devotions

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” Hebrews 12:1 NIV1984  How you view the Christian life is important. If you see it as being all about experiences only, you will always …

Have Faith

Bong Baylon Devotions

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”Hebrews 11:1 NIV There will always be two sides to biblical faith: “the faith” and “faith”. The former is the objective aspect of faith, meaning what we believe in. This is what we hope for and what we do not (necessarily) see (yet), but we …

Love the Word

Bong Baylon Bible

59 I have considered my ways and have turned my steps to your statutes. 60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. 61 Though the wicked bind me with ropes, I will not forget your law. Psalm 119:59-61 New International Version 1984 (NIV1984) The purpose of revelation is life transformation. Without it, meditation only leads to constipation, i.e. too much knowledge but …

Experiencing God’s Goodness

Bong Baylon Stewardship and Finances

“Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice.” Psalm 112:5 God is good. People always say that. Often they assume that good will come to them simply because God is good. But this Scripture tells us differently. Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely. It’s interesting how Scripture …