Trust in God’s Power

Bong Baylon Devotions

29 To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. (Colossians 1:29) Just because you want to do a good thing does not mean that you can actually do it. Not all intentions are translated into actions. Mere desire will not do it. You need power to execute it. There are four sources of power: …

Practicing the Presence of God

Bong Baylon Devotions

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:16-18‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Practicing the presence of God is the key to becoming fruitful. God alone can give purpose and meaning in our lives through His word and by His Spirit. Our own efforts will fail, if we are only …

Live Wisely

Bong Baylon Devotions

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” Ephesians‬ ‭5:15-16‬ ‭NIV‬‬ You cannot manage time because time moves on its own without your permission. It does not follow your orders. It is sovereign, whether you like it or not. Therefore, you can only manage your …

There is always Hope

Bong Baylon Devotions

“For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Romans‬ ‭8:24-25‬ ‭NIV‬‬ It’s easy to despair when all you see around you is pain and suffering, injustice and evil, …

Power To Be Free!

Bong Baylon Devotions

1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. (Romans 8:1-2) In our original condition, sin reigns. Though we may try to change, sin still prevails and we are defeated. Every time! We try …

Real Life Through Christ

Bong Baylon Devotions

17 For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ! (Romans 5:17) Because of one man’s disobedience, the whole world suffers today. Pain and misery is now the …