Posts by Ps Herna Kong

The Right Offering

“Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. In the course of time Cain brought some of the fruits of the soil as an offering to the LORD. And Abel also brought an offering—fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock. The LORD looked with favor on Abel and his offering, but…

No Other God

Genesis addresses the most fundamental issue of life. Genesis 1:1 says, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” By this, we know that God is the Creator of everything that exists. This also necessarily means that there is no other God, as affirmed in Isaiah 40:25-26a: “‘To whom will you compare me?…

Wisdom from Above

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “If it weren’t for Christians, I’d be a Christian.” Gandhi said that because he had been disgusted by the unchristian attitudes and behaviours of many Christians. It is easy for us to respond simply with “Don’t look to man but to Christ.” However, how can non-Christians see Christ whom they cannot…

A Change of Plans

We all have our plans in life. Some of us may have plans to further our studies abroad, to get married, to buy a house, or to travel to this or that country. Likewise, although the Bible does not mention Mary and Joseph’s plans, I believe they had theirs as well. Being human and betrothed…