Bibiolata Missions

Meet Pastor Cedar Bibiolata and his wife, Sherryl Joy. Lord willing, they arrive this evening, 3/4/16, from the Philippines!  We are so grateful for our Filipino brethren who were willing to lend them to us for a short-term missions trip to our city of Milpitas, California.  As you will find

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Revelation 7 (Part 1)

Revelation 7 describes those whom the Lord has saved–the sealed of God, a great multitude that no one could number from all tribes and peoples and languages, who cry with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” (Revelation 7:1-9). By

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The Triumphant Lion/Lamb

Text: Revelation 6:1-8 In chapters 4 and 5 of Revelation, we read of Almighty God, seated on the throne, and of the triumphant Lion/Lamb, Jesus Christ, who alone was found worthy to open “the scroll and its seven seals.”   John wrote, “I heard every creature in heaven and on earth

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You Shall Not Make Any Graven Image

  “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the LORD

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Marriage

Marriage is not a man-made institution. For this reason, to redefine it is to go against the God who instituted it. Jesus said, “Haven’t you read…that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and

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A Parent’s Prayer

A Parent’s Prayer Newspaper columnist Abigail Van Buren has composed a “Parent’s Prayer” in which she stresses the practical side of raising children. Says “Dear Abby”: “Oh, heavenly Father, make me a better parent. Teach me to understand my children, to listen patiently to what they have to say, and

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Preparing To Meet God (Part 2)

The LORD also said to Moses, “Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow, and let them wash their garments; and let them be ready for the third day, for on the third day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the

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Mother’s Day Prayer

Mother’s Day Prayer My mom, I love her And that’s why I pray Not just today on this Mother’s Day But with each remembrance Of the love she’s expressed My thankfulness to the Lord I’ve professed For my life began In a warm and safe place Then grew more secure

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Ten Commandments of Human Relations

As I was preparing for my Sunday message on the Ten Commandments, I came across this interesting illustration entitled “Ten Commandments of Human Relations.” I can’t help but smile because there’s a truth behind this list of commands with regards to human relationships. Ten Commandments of Human Relations 1. Speak

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