What does God seek?

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“Another thing you do: You flood the Lord’s altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer looks with favor on your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands. You ask, “Why?” It is because the Lord is the witness between you and the wife of your youth. You have been unfaithful to her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant. Has not one God made you? You belong to him in body and spirit. And what does the one God seek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.” (Malachi 2:13-14)


Staying Married

This slideshow is based on chapter one of John Piper’s This Momentary Marriage, which we’re presently studying in our small group

Naked and Not Ashamed

Our Ikthus Villa Angela small group is presently studying John Piper’s This Momentary Marriage. I’ve taken the liberty of making slideshows based on the chapters we’re studying. Hope this will prove helpful to anyone else who wants to do a group study on marriage.


to Mr. and Mrs. Ian and Roselle Lirazan of Campus Bible Fellowship-Bacolod City who just got married on Dec. 25. I gave a few words of encouragement during the reception:

Have faith that God will provide for all your needs.

Have hope that God will finish the good work which he has started in your lives.

Have love always in your hearts, for – to quote the great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky – one does not learn to love in a moment; it takes a lifetime to learn to love.