Month: November 2013

The Excellent Wife

Proverbs 31 1.) She is rare. “Who can find her…?” (verse. 10). This implies that it is difficult to find a virtuous woman. She is “almost impossible” to find. Good women are scarce and rare. Because of this, they are very valuable. 2.) She is a woman of strength. “…a virtuous woman” [Hebrew chayil (v.10)]. …

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Solution to Poverty Must be Sustainable, National and from Within

This is the second post of my insights from the book Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution. The authors of the book aim for a sustainable solution not based on humanly-manufactured speculations, but on real economic history and Biblical teachings. The word sustainable was used because it connotes a long-term solution that has worked for …

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When We Filipinos Go Against Our Own Government…

Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. -Romans 13:4 Philippines is a nation that is familiar with criticisms to the government. Although not everyone is critical of our leaders, we are aware that in this country citizens are most likely to have grown up hearing …

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Insights from John Owen’s Classic Book: “Indwelling Sin”

“Sin is like a river, if you swim with it, you won’t feel the pressure. If you swim against it, you will feel a strong opposition.” Christian literature capture the grand displays of the gems of Christendom. The Puritan Era is one of the Golden Ages of the Christian mind. I have been fascinated with …

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Five Causes of Poverty in the Philippines, and their relation to Biblical Principles

Poverty is a rampant problem not only in the Philippines, but in the whole world. “The poor will always be with us.” It is one of the most challenging, and also the primordial problem that exists in human society. Needless to say, there are more than five factors that cause poverty to a country. The book …

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Grace makes us humble

“Whoever is truly humbled — will not be easily angry, nor harsh or critical of others. He will be compassionate and tender to the infirmities of his fellow-sinners, knowing that if there is a difference — it is grace alone which has made it! He knows that he has the seeds of every evil in …

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Sari-sari Takeaways 11/14

Why we click stupid links. By “stupid links,” I mean hyperlinks on the Web that do nothing but tap our kneejerk curiosity. They do little for us because they have little to offer. Worse, these vain hyperlinks gather into a browsing history that can reveal something tragic about the soul’s condition.” Modesty matters: Imperishable beauty. …

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Take Advantage of Youtube Channels

…not because everything in Youtube is profitable spiritually, but because the world is gradually turning now into self-publishing, and in some sense, it brings many advantages. For example, if you are interested on a certain topic, you can just Google it or browse Youtube to learn more information about it. Years have proven that knowledge …

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Adam4d

I’ve been following Adam4d blog for quite some time now, and I see it always as humorous and truthful, a good way to communicate a message. Here’s a post I picked for this day.