God’s Sovereignty and His Glory

Friday Night Devotional by Geo Ng, 4/22/16 “I know that You can do all things, and that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.” Job 42:2 God is sovereign. He orders everything, controls everything, and rules over everything.

Our God is on His Everlasting Throne

Why God’s sovereignty mattered to Daniel, and why it should matter to you written by A C Lately, the buzz in the media has been centered around certain political figures jostling to become the next President of the United States. And as the drama of state primaries makes its crescendo towards November, the outlook already ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Daniel Stevens

  Daniel Stevens graduated from UCLA in 2012 with a BA in Greek, and from TMS with an MDiv in 2015. He hopes to do further research in the field of New Testament studies. He enjoys coffee, reading, reading with coffee, board games, and food adventuring.  I grew up in a home that was influenced by Christianity, but neither ... continue reading

The Weight of Our Souls

written by Anna Cheung Grandpa did not look too bad when I went back home for summer break. He was pretty stiff, but he could still sort of walk with his cane; he was still feisty and sharp. Yet, every time I saw him, he got worse. Red rashes climbed up his chest. Movement became ... continue reading

Firm Convictions

Friday Night Devotional by Will Chen, 4/15/16 Truth is objective. We believe this wholeheartedly as Christians. The Word of God is intrinsically true and needs no additional validation for its veracity. We must have this conviction as we are inundated with worldly opinions, especially at a college campus. But how is it that truth actually affects ... continue reading

Grace Greater Than All Our Sin

written by Annie Zeng Towards the end of fall quarter, a series of events led me to realize that in my pride I had forgotten how lowly I was in the light of God and His holiness. As a result, one of my new year’s resolutions was to identify three specific moments that I had ... continue reading

Behold, the Lamb who Takes Away our Sin

Friday Night Devotional by Tim Ushijima, 4/8/2016 “The next day he [John the Baptist] saw Jesus coming to him and said, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!’” (John 1:29). This is such a simple phrase but the enormity of it is staggering.

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses…

written by Ethan Lew One fine Monday morning, I was reading Exodus 32 with a steaming mug of milk tea in one hand when I nearly spat out my tea. “So they gave it to me, and I threw it into the fire, and out came this calf.” Did Aaron actually expect Moses to believe ... continue reading

Testimony of the Week: Rebecca Wong

Rebecca enjoys trying new restaurants (especially dessert shops!), exercising, and occasionally singing (with people who are playing instruments). She likes to drink coffee, go hiking, and spend time outdoors. Ever since I was young I remember being easily influenced by the people around me. I spent my elementary years in a small private Christian school, ... continue reading

Do You Pray?

Friday Night Devotional by David Chow, 4/1/2016 Penned in his famous booklet, “A Call To Prayer,” J.C. Ryle asks the reader again and again three simple words, “DO YOU PRAY?” He goes on to emphasize the importance of prayer as absolutely needful to a man’s salvation, as one of the surest marks of a true ... continue reading