Month: May 2013

True Freedom In Christ

This message was shared by Susan Dunn at a WOW31 Meeting on 8 Dec 2012 in Singapore. Who was Mary Magdalene?   Luke 8:1-3 (NKJV) Now it came to pass, afterward, that He went through every city and village, preaching and bringing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with Him, and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities—Mary called Magdalene, out of whom had come seven demons, and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others who provided for Him from their substance.   She was part of the discipleship team. She was a provider for Jesus’ ministry. She was present at the crucifixion.   John 19:25 (NKJV) – “Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.” She was present at the burial   Mark 15:46-47 (NKJV) – “Then he bought fine linen, took Him down, and wrapped Him in the linen. And he laid Him in …

Mother’s Day Message

According to a recent statistical study done in 2012, it was reported that there are two billion mothers in the world. And on the 2nd Sunday in the month of May, which is this weekend, the world celebrates Mothers’ Day. Most of these two billion mothers will be appreciated and celebrated. There is a Jewish Proverb that says, “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” While I may not fully agree with this saying but I agree that it takes a special grace to be a good mom. While preparing this message, I thought about whom could I liken mothers to and the following was I came up with. 1. Moms are Superheroes! Recently, our family went out to watch Ironman 3 and my children were totally won over by Ironman’s power and ability to save the world from the bad guys. While watching the movie, I couldn’t help but thought that moms are really like superheroes too! It does not matter if you are a working mom, or a stay-at-home mom, …