Capturing God’s Lesson

Bong Baylon Bible

God is always teaching us about something. He also wants us to do something about something. Are we listening? That’s the challenge that we must always face, especially since there are so many things that can make us busy. It takes hard work to reflect and listen to God. It requires discipline to focus. When asked, “What is God teaching …

How to Obey God’s Explicit Instruction

Bong Baylon Bible

14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, 15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 3:14-15 Like I said in my previous post, all Scripture …

How to Identify God’s Explicit Revelation

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16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching,rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17) Today I want to teach you how to identify God’s explicit revelation. By “explicit” I mean it’s obvious. The author is stating it clearly and we don’t need to worry …

How to Hear God through His Word

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Psalm 1 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night. 3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, …

The Key to Transformation

Bong Baylon Bible, Devotions

First, we must get into the word. Then the word must get into us, and really work inside of us, until the word becomes a reality in our lives, not just in our heads. Listening to sermons each week will not transform your life unless you’re willing to let the word of God really deal with your heart. Your response …

The Purpose of the Word

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“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” James 1:22 NIV  Being deceived by others is dangerous. We wouldn’t want that to happen to us. So we guard ourselves against deceivers of various kinds, and there are many out there. But there’s such a thing as self-deception. That is even more dangerous, and sometimes even …