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Rev. Stanley Fung

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Waiting for God

The other day, I was reading Divine Miliue by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955 a French philosopher, Jesuit Priest , trained paleontologist) and here is an excerpt of his writing that moved my heart: “I took the lamp, and leaving the zone of everyday occupations and relationships where everything seemed clear, I went down into […]

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Noah

It the Book of Genesis, the Lord intended to clean the world of evil and rape for He saw it corrupted because of humanity’s misdeeds in the era of Noah. In order to continue the existence of human beings and creatures on earth, the Lord chose the righteous Noah and his family building an ark […]

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Joseph, the Man Who was Sold to Slave

Joseph was born when his father, Jacob, was already in his old age. Jacob favored him and gave him a coat of many colors as gift which inflated Joseph’s already enlarged ego. This favoritism sparked intense envy by his brothers whom later sold him to slavery in Egypt. Overnight, the cherished son of Jacob became […]

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The Prepared Virgin

In the Parable of Ten Virgins, Jesus tells a story about a group of 10 virgins or bridesmaids chosen to participate in a wedding. Each of them is carrying a lamp as they await the coming of the bridegroom, but only five are wise enough to bring extra oil for their lamps in case they […]

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Although the Fig Tree shall not Blossom — Habakkuk the Prophet

Around 700 BC, God’s chosen people at the northern kingdom of Israel was taken captive by Assyrians and subjected to brutal oppression, followed by the heavy persecution by the Babylonians. Standing on top of a watch tower, Prophet Habakkuk pleaded with the Lord and at the end of his supplication, his soul was comforted. “Although […]

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