Archive for February 2014

CG Dinner 27, February, 2014

Hmm, my CG had not had fellowship session for some time.
So, yesterday we had one instead of the usual CG meeting.
Just nice. I was very hungry even though I had taken dinner.

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It was actually pretty much a ‘temptation’ session for me.
I should avoid oily food, that is.
Well then, can you guess which one is my meal?

Posted February 28, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Cell Group, Food

Pastor Kong’s Sermon 22, February, 2014: How to Fireproof Your Faith

Ex 33:14, Judg 6:16, 2 Cor 6:16
It’s possible to find rest in the midst of fire because God is with us.
God will walk and dwell among us all.

3 steps to fireproof our faith:

1.) Thanksgiving
1 Thes 5:16-18
Rejoice always in good or bad things.
When we find it hard to give thanks, we can remind ourselves of His past and current blessings.
In fact, we can always thank Lord Jesus for His sacrifice.

2.) Praise
We thank God for what He has done. We praise God for who He is.
He is the Healer and the Creator.
Praise expresses our faith. Praise involves sacrifice.
We put aside our own disappointment and anxiety then we praise God by declaring His character.
Heb 13:15, Ps 149:6-9
We continually praise God. Even if we can’t praise God through lips, we can praise God through thought.
God will move to fight on our behalf as we sing praise to Him.
Luke 10:17-21
Rejoice: agalliao. Lord Jesus leaped for joy.

3.) Worship
It isn’t about getting what we want. It’s about staying close to God. God isn’t looking for worship.
John 4:23
God is looking for true worshipers.
Thanksgiving relates to God’s goodness. Praise relates to God’s greatness. Worship relates to His holiness and loveliness.
When we worship God, we don’t have personal agenda. Worship is about love to God and not about our needs.
Worship: proskuneo: to lean forward to kiss.
Worship comes with attitude of submission, not aggression. Even if the provision and deliverance never come, we can still submit to Him.
The heart of worship is the worship that comes from the heart.
Surrendering to God can be painful as it may be born in trial and suffering.

You can purchase his sermon here:
http://www.theinkroom.com.sg/digital/how-to-fire-proof-your-faith-worship-23-feb-2014.html

Posted February 28, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Kong Hee, Sermon

Penang Trip 23-26, February, 2014

Yoooz, readers! How are you all doing? Have you been happy, healthy, wealthy and wise?
I was in Penang from 23-26 Feb. Yup, I just arrived today.
So, today I shall share with you my trip there.

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First, Changi Airport. Well, I didn’t know they had set up such a nice decoration!
Since this year is the year of the horse, they put up a very big horse there!

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This social tree has a facility which allows me to…

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take selfie!!! Then it could even email me the photos!

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I finally met my Mom and cousin in Penang. There we stayed at Mutiara Gurney apartment ~ ~ ~

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Alright, 24 Feb morning, we all waited at the bus stop. We were on the way to….

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Lam Hwa Ee hospital! Well, thank God the result of medical check up was pretty ok. So, we….

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took photos before we left the hospital!!!

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From hospital, we went to this super big mall: Plaza Gurney!

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25 Feb morning. We went to the  market to shop for some groceries. My mom cooked the food for breakfast.
After breakfast, we went to….

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Komtar! Much like bus interchange there.

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This Prangin Mall is the mall located just around the bus interchange. Well, my Mom used one of the services there.
3 minutes massage for RM 1. Nice and cheap! ~ ~ ~
From there, we went to…

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Tesco! Another shopping center in Penang.
To me, it looks like Giant supermarket or Carrefour.

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We had lunch there too! Sizzling noodles and some Thai Kway Teow ~ ~ ~ 
After Tesco, three of us went home and rested for the rest of the day.

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Well, look at our bus bills tickets.

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Remember the groceries? Here are some foods my Mom cooked there.
Apparently she brought along rice cooker and rice ~ ~ ~  Yup, we saved some money!
Well, 26 Feb. We prepared ourselves to go home.

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Here is what Penang International Airport looks like.
Well, most likely my Mom will go to Penang again next year ~ ~ ~ ~

Posted February 26, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Family, Food, Traveling

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Olympus Camera

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Bought this camera last year.
Initially it worked normally. However, one day it stopped working.
Well, I had no idea what happened. I read the manual times and again but I could not solve it.
Yesterday I brought this to Olympus Care Center at Tiong Bahru.
It turned out that the engineer simply updated the software, then the camera functioned normally.
Yay! My camera is revived! Now I can take a lot more nice photos!

Posted February 23, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Photo of the Day

Pastor Kong’s Sermon 15, February, 2014: Love Is

The most important thing in life is relationship. Our relationship determines happiness, success and character.
The essence of any great relationship is love. What is love?

1.) Love is chemistry.
It is a feeling. I enjoy the presence of that person. We can feel the click.
Feeling in love is incredible feeling: like to talk, think and object of affection.
Gen 29:20
Jacob liked Rachel so much. It was a love at first sight.
Song 2:5
Shulamite was so in love. When a couple is in love, the brain releases much pleasure chemicals.

2.) Love is choice
Love feeling may dwindle over time when the baby comes, promotion in work or ministry. Marriage requires hard work to maintain.
1 Cor 13:4-8
Love is a choice we have to make again and again.
We are not perfect. When we are about to get angry, we then should remember that love is kind.
Loving in word and action. Loving action will produce loving feeling.
Rev 2:4-5
Fallen out of love? We should do things we used to do while dating.
True love is never passive. “I’m gonna court her all over again.”
To love is to benefit others at the expense of self. We always decide to treat others well even if others do not do the same.

3.) Love is a commitment.
Gen 24:67
It was arranged marriage.
Commitment is the foundation of marriage. Isaac was committed  to marriage then he loved Rebeccah.
A marriage is permanent agreement, a covenant.
Mal 2:16
Let’s replace divorce with commitment.
Commitment: willing to be unhappy while working at it.

You can purchase his sermon here:
http://www.theinkroom.com.sg/digital/love-is-15-feb-2014.html

Posted February 20, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Kong Hee, Sermon

Valentine Weekend CHC Service 15, February, 2014

Last weekend was a Valentine weekend. Pastor Kong preached a fantastic sermon regarding love.
I shall post his sermon next time. In summary, love is chemistry, choice and commitment.
Canon James Wong and sister Esther taught the congregation their recipe of a long lasting marriage: to always have Lord Jesus at the center of marriage.
The highlight of the service was the renewal of wedding vow.
The video above shows such a touching occasion.
Well, the church really encouraged me to get married soon. Sweeeettt! ~ ~ ~ 

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Team 2 Outing 16, February, 2014

Yoooosh! Had the fifth outing with team 2 last Sunday!
We went to Aloha Loyang, had BBQ and chalet there!
The place was pretty far from the nearest bus stop. Hence, it was an exercise time too.

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The guys were busy cooking the food. Well, the ladies also came and helped cooking.
For me, I was busy…. finishing the food!

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A teammate was showing off his skill in cooking.

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They look nice, agree?

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Another teammate brought this tasty ice cream too!

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The guys passed flowers to the sisters. Well, the guys gotta practice how to woo girls, that’s why.

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Our happy team 2.
Most likely I will have fun with them in the series of events conducted under Makan Connexion.
Stay tuned for more juicy news, ok?

Posted February 18, 2014 by Jefri Yue Fei 吴岳飞 in Food, Magical Connexion