Do not grow weary in doing good!

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Work well, live normally! – Ark Channel 20/10/2022 Thu 2 Thessalonians 3

But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one. (v.3)

* Though the Lord may come anytime, we should live normally, work with integrity, and excel at living in the world. Church leaders should be even more prudent to live out a perfect example. Neither Christ nor Paul were end-times fanatics!

2 Thessalonians 3:1-18

* More than 1.3 million Hong Kong people live under the poverty line, living on less than $4000/mo. The New Testament reminds us to care for the poor, this is one of the roles of the Church as well.

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Everlasting Consolation & Good Hope!

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Be Quiet, Seek Not Glory! Ark Channel 19/10/2022 Wed 2 Thessalonians 2

to which He called you by our gospel, for the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ (v14)

* Stand firm against the attacks of the Antichrist and not be deceived (v1-12). Anyone who exalts himself, claiming to be god, to be great, receiving worship by men, is a sign of danger.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-17

* The artist uses sand painting to inspire people’s heart, using the illusion of dust to depict “the parable of the sower”.

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The True God Of Peace!

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Patience And Faith! Ark Channel 18/10/2022 Tue (2 Thessalonians 1)

since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with tribulation those who trouble you. (v6)

* Lawlessness will prevail in the end times, sinners will be exposed. Whoever steadfastly holding onto the truth, staying away from those who do not comply with rules, diligently working and doing good – they are the ones who are well at peace when the judgement of Christ dawns on the world.

2 Thessalonians 1:1-12

* Prof. King Sing Yui/金新宇教授, former Dean and Vice-President of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Hong Kong tells his experience of God’s grace during the war . His message God’s Kingdom – Now and the Future

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But The Lord Is Faithful!

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Strengthen And Protect You! Ark Channel 20/10/2021 Wed 2 Thes 3

Now may the Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every circumstance.… (v16)

* We need to pray hard for the preaching of the gospel in the end times (v1-5). Before the Lord returns hard work like labor is needed (v6-15). We also need the Lord of peace to protect us from being deceived (v16-18), confident to see the Lord.

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* GoodTV: Born into a gangster family, experienced a rough life as if coming to an end. But through prayer the deadlock was broken. The story of Pui Kwan CHAN / 陳佩君
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Deed Prompted By Faith!

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Don’t Be Quickly Shaken! Ark Channel 19/10/2021 Tue 2 Thes 2

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders… (v5)

* God’s election and calling is the insurance in our heavenly pilgrimage from the dark night. Also with our Lord and God our Father, who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourages our hearts and strengthens us in every good deed and word (v16-17) until that day!

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* Mail from Portugal (continue): We have settled in the capital which the cost of living is lower. A cup of espresso plus an egg tart is only around HK$15. The Lord reminds me to share the gospel with those around me, experience the Lord’s grace and leading with His presence! ~Chris in Lisbon (Lyrics in English and Chinese)

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Faith In The Midst Of Persecutions!

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Suffering For the Kingdom Of God! Ark Channel 18/10/2021 Mon 2 Thes 1

when He comes to be glorified among His saints on that day, and to be marveled at among all who have believed… (v10)

The Lord Will Return And The Lord Will Repay!

* Those in the midst of suffering will ask “why am I facing all these troubles?” Paul reminds us that our Lord will return. Then the Lord Jesus will be revealed from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire (v7), dealing out retribution to those who do not know God, and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus (v8).

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* Mail from Portugal – We are a family of four now settled in Lisbon (7 hours behind HK). We attend Riverside International Church Cascais with an international congregation and the messages are enlightening. The church is on the outskirts of Lisbon, about a half-hour drive. I started to learn Portuguese, a long way to go ~ Bro. Chris (to be continued tomorrow) (Lyrics in English and Chinese)

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The Lord Of Peace!

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Not Working, Not To Eat! Ark Channel 201020 Tue 2 Thessalonians 3

But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. (v3)

Do Not Grow Weary Of Doing Good!
1. Closer is the Lord’s return and the end, the more we need discipline, diligence and to do good!
2. As such the church shines brighter and the Lord’s virtues will be revealed through our living and relationships!

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* In his brokenness Dr. Harold met God and committed to serve the weak and elderly patients. Practicing medicine became his calling. He started geriatric psychiatry at Duke University, speaking around the world. His own arthritis helped him better understand the needs of the elderly and his patients. He said, “Lord, this is a difficult path but with you together, I am willing!”

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Patiently Await The Day Of Reunion!

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Comfort Your Heart! Ark Channel 191020 Mon 2 Thessalonians 2

… because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth. (v13)

Be Steadfast In The Truth:
1. Beware of Christ’s return and the evil works of the great sinner (2:1-12)
2. Always give thanks, encourage and pray until the tribulation pass (2:13-17)

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* Thank you all for your continuous intercession, comfort and care. Rev. Kwok Man Chee’s/郭文池牧師 grandson Mooki has just received his medical report – cancer is gone! Praise the Lord!

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Partakers of Suffering and Rest! Sunday Hope_18/10/2020

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Love Abounds Toward Each Other! – Sunday Hope 181020 II Thessalonians 1

Afflictions are inevitable till our Lord’s return:

Be Steadfast In The Truth:
1. Somehow God’s work is on everyone! Criticise less, give thanks for others more!
2. Our glorious Lord will be revealed soon! Christ will be glorified in you and me. Pray with supplications for each other!

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* Can we ever forget about this hymn? Surely not!
The Way of the Cross Means Sacrifice
Check out for the lyrics here.

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In His Time!

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that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. (v12)

By God’s Mercy, Suffer for the Kingdom of God! May God & Man Be Glorified!

1. Glory to the Name of God – By His abundant mercy, we can live out a life that is worthy of our calling, full of faith and love, endurance amidst suffering. (v3-4/11)

2. Glory to those who belong to Him – Today, men cannot see how we are glorified in Christ! That day when the Lord comes, let them all be astonished at the great glory in the saints. (v10)

Scripture of the Day (NT): 2 Thessalonians 1


* How Can I Not Live for the Lord  <hymn in Chinese>


* Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee…I sanctified thee; I have appointed…(Jeremiah 1:5)

Jeremiah 1-2: I formed…knew…sanctified…appointed you; God spoke, called man to come out of his small universe back to the creator and go back into His plan.

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The Lord Will Come Quickly! – My Heart Is Already There In Heaven!

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But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and guard you from the evil one. (II Thes 3:3)

Love While Waiting For His Second Coming!

1. Love for God – Love Him with all our heart! – Awake and direct our hearts into the love of God and live out the patience of Christ. (v5)

2. Love for Man – Discipline with a good intent! – For the sake of correcting but not punishing; count him as a brother. (v13-15)

Scripture of the day (NT): II Thes 3


* See Him With My Own Eyes/ 親眼看見祢MV by Lily CHIANG/蔣麗萍


* For my people are foolish, they know me not; they are sottish children, and they have no understanding; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge. (Jeremiah 4:22)

Jeremiah 3-4: The navigator in a fool is defective causing him to ignore God whom they should know, not doing the good that they should do!

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The Lord Will Come Quickly! – My Heart & Spirit Be Revived!

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… brethren, touching the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and our gathering together unto him; (II Thes 2:1)

Amidst Temptations, Hold On To Faith In the Lord’s Second Coming!

1. He chose us from the beginning – He chose us before the foundation of the world, all for the sake of salvation in eternity. (v13)

2. He called us through our gospel – He calls us along our life to the ultimate obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ as He returns. (v14)

Scripture of the day (NT): II Thes 2


* Experienced pastor John PIPER took a leave for 8 months, pausing all work to ponder over life. He resumes duty recently and shares a message, touching hearts of many: This Illness Is for the Glory of God. /Sept 10, 2011

* For, behold, I have made thee this day a fortified city, and an iron pillar, and brazen walls, against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, …. and against the people of the land. (Jeremiah 1:18)

Jeremiah 1-2: Behold, weed in Israel! There is a warrior so brave, uncompromising, who fears not of rebuke, mockery, afflictions and tribulations!

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The Lord Will Come Quickly – Christ My Savior My God!

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…which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God; to the end that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:  (II Thes 1:5)

The Second Coming of the Lord – Good Hope Amidst Affliction!

1. Suffer for God’s Kingdom – the key to enter His Kingdom is through suffering for Him! God is righteous and He judges justly, we shall eventually gain glory. (v5)

2.  Magnificent our rights to gain mutual glory! We take pride in Christ today, Christ will be glorified in us that day. (v12)

Scripture of the day (NT):  II Thes 1


* The key is to discern what matters most in life, not how to manage the assets we own. Chinese text:



* For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth;… and there shall be heard in her no more the voice of weeping and the voice of crying. (Isaiah 65:17,19)

Isaiah 64-66: God cleanses our eyes with tears this life so that we can see clearly that day when there is no more weeping,
no more grieving.

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Walk Orderly ?

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But the Lord of peace Himself give you peace continually in every way? <3:16>

Before Lords return3 wishes in hardship?v.15??
1. 1st wish- His Words spread rapidly — which means the gospel will dash!
2. 2nd wish – be delivered from evil — Gods faithfulness protects His Words & his people!
3. 3rd wish – stay in the pure love — By faith to God & love to saints, we can have joy with endurance!
But we have to exhort problematic brothers?v.1112?, encourage disheartened brothers?v.13?, discipline stubborn brothers!?v.1415?

?Ms Kwok, a teacher, brought many students to Lord , her prayer requestMy school is going to have 2 special meetings. The topic is Festival of Devils. We aim to tell students the origin of the Chinese Ghost Festival and Halloween ,the evil nature of these 2 festivals. Ms Tsang and I will speak, but we feel weak , need prayer support! The Ocean Park and Disneyland are going to have great events to celebrate Halloweenin HK . These are used by Satan to disarm the Christians, letting us to think it wont offend God! The enemy is really cunning, please pray for this. —Ruth Kwok (HK)

Stand Firm ?

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and then the lawless one shall be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus shall consume with the breath of his mouth… <2:8>

Guard against Satans work:
1. Warning?v.13a?— The history will come to its end in Lords return. We will be gathered to him for sure, but dont be deceived easily.
2. Revealing?v.3b12?— Before His return, rebellion will occur and the man of lawlessness will appear, but the Lord will destroy him by the brightness of his coming.

?Well-known brands are often counterfeited. The more valuable the brand, more counterfeits found in market . In these days more and more religion counterfeits catch on, so be careful ! may read (Chinese) :
1. Guard Against Heresies by Samuel Ching????published by China Alliance Press.
2. Distinguishing Heresies by Rev. W. C. So????published by Tien Dao. ?
3. Discerning Truth and Heresies?published by China Ministries International?

Look Ahead?

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your faith increases exceedingly…love abounds<1:3>

A climax of the Bible — Our Lords appearing in the last hours!
1. Looking forward to the Lords return — thus gaining hope in hardship ?2 Thes 1?
2. Waiting for the Lords return — so we have faith to face temptations ?2 Thes 2?
3. Preparing for the Lords return — stand firm in love of church ?2 Thes 3?
In the original text of 2 Thessalonians , there are 235, 315 and 274 words in chapter 1, 2 and 3 respectively. Bible scholars tell us that it indicates the focus is in chapter 2In these last hours dont be self-centered. The centre of universe, human life & everything is God!

?Last week I conducted the funeral of the father-in-law of sister Lai??? , who had believed in Jesus before his passing away. Sister Lai few years ago faced a business crisis. At that time she received an invitation card of a gospel meeting from a customer. She accepted Jesus in the meeting, and brought her father-in-law, husband & mother-in-law to Lord, changing the fate of whole family. May our Lord remember her expecting BB in coming week ,& her whole family serve God forever . ( Glory be to God!)
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