Rest for Your Soul

Bong Baylon Devotions

“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.” Psalm‬ ‭23:1‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Your soul will always be in a state of unrest for as long as it is disconnected from God. You may feel tired, depleted, worn out, and weak. You may feel alone, rejected, misunderstood, misjudged, or ostracized. Thoughts of loneliness may lead you to feel isolated or unwanted. No …

Crucial Moments

Bong Baylon Devotions

2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. (James 1:2-3) There are two kinds of moments in our lives, casual moments and crucial moments. Casual moments are the usual day to day occurrences that happen in our lives that do not require too much engagement. …

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, …