Posts by Media Mission Dept.

[Column] Make a Habit of Speaking the Words of Thanksgiving

[Column] Make a Habit of Speaking the Words of Thanksgiving

God sent down three of His angels to earth and ordered them to gather the words uttered by the believers in one day. The angels were given three baskets for Carrying a huge basket, each angel followed them to church, work, home, and everywhere. At the end of the day, the angels took their baskets to God and found that the largest content in the baskets were such negative emotions as anger,...

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[Column] What is the Gospel?

[Column] What is the Gospel?

What is Gospel? It is the power of God’s salvation (Romans 1:16). In the Chinese character rendition, Gospel is written with the characters 福 meaning blessing and 音 meaning noise. Therefore, 福音 means hearing the news of God’s blessings and making noise about it. The first hymn in the Korean hymnbook is Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow. The message of this beautiful hymn is that we are to...

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[Column] A Strong Soldier of God

[Column] A Strong Soldier of God

The national census of the United States was conducted in 2010. According to the report in the Korea Daily of Hawaii on May 21 of 2011, Hawaii’s current population is approximately 1.36 million. In terms of population density, Honolulu boasted the largest number of 953,200. Next to Honolulu was Big Island with population of 185,000 and Maui was ranked the third in population density with...

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[Column] Do not Be Discouraged No Matter What

[Column] Do not Be Discouraged No Matter What

For the people with Godly visions and dreams, the worst enemy is discouragement.  It is Satan’s most powerful weapon. Discouragement is a state in which a person has completely lost courage, hope, joy, and confidence due to despondency. In life, we experience various discouragements. That is when we MUST overcome them. While studying in the U.K., I have undergone linguistic, financial, and...

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[Column] The Best Musical Instrument for Praise is Our Body

[Column] The Best Musical Instrument for Praise is Our Body

What is the purpose of our having been created by God? The Bible clearly tells us that it is to praise God (Isaiah 43:21). What is the conclusion and the last verse of Psalms, the songs and poems of praise? “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD.” The phrase “Praise the Lord” in Hebrew is Hallelujah whose etymology is hallelu, the second person imperative form of the...

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[Column] Petition Precedes Blessing

[Column] Petition Precedes Blessing

In the fourth chapter of 1 Chronicles are many names of the descendants of Judah. Among them is Jabez who was blessed by God through his earnest prayers. Ironically, the meaning of the name Jabez is “sorrow.” He was named as such because his mother “gave birth to him in pain.” In the Jewish tradition, the name signifies prophetic meanings and hopes. That his mother named him “sorrow” indicates...

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[Column] Do Not Fight or Quarrel

[Column] Do Not Fight or Quarrel

Arguing produces nothing beneficial. Biting and devouring one another bring nothing but mutual destruction. Moreover they harm those around us. “If you keep on biting and devouring each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.” (Galatians 5:15). There were two goldfish in the fish tank. As they constantly hated each other and bickered over small things, their mutual enmity...

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[Column] God’s Will is To Cover an Offense

[Column] God’s Will is To Cover an Offense

Everyone has an offense and it is God’s will to cover that offense. “Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends” (Proverbs 17:9). If we abide in God’s love, we must cover others’ offenses rather than uncover them. As we speak of others’ offenses, we naturally resort to fault findings to the most intimate degree. While people may...

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[Column] Pride Leads to Destruction

[Column] Pride Leads to Destruction

There is a story called The Lion and The Deer in Aesop’s fables. A deer approaches the water to drink of it and sees its reflection. Soon, it is fully absorbed with the beauty of its huge antler extending upwards and sideways. In the reflection, it also sees its scrawny legs and says to itself in disappointment, “These legs are worth nothing.” Then, there appears a lion from nowhere and chases...

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