Author: Wei Feng Ho

Our God Has Set the Times

Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 For believers and nonbelievers alike, the first eight verses of Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 is a well-known poem of the Bible. For you baby boomers, you might even be humming that familiar tune of “Turn! Turn! Turn!” from the 60’s band The Byrd’s who used this entire poem in their song. I remember reading this poem somewhere in my public school days in the English literature textbook; I was probably in elementary or middle school at the time. It was stuck right next to other famous English literature poems, but I didn’t even know that it was from the...

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The Vanity of Wisdom

Ecclesiastes 1:12-18  “The Vanity of Wisdom” Intro: “I, the Preacher” (v.12) big shift This week Rick started us off in the book of Ecclesiastes by introducing us to Qohelet, the Preacher and King whose words make up this book and we were told he has one thing that he says over and over again. Vanity of Vanities! All is vanity! He asks the question, “What does man gain by all the toil that which he toils under the sun?” And we’re told the rest of the book are his words to that. Today we actually get to see that....

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Evangelism, Missions, and Calvinism

The name John Calvin is a controversial one that evokes a broad range of reactions from different people around the world. To some, he is the tireless, larger-than-life, second-generation French reformer who changed the world forever with his Reformation ministry in Geneva. To others, he is the ruthless dictator of Geneva responsible for the deaths of men like Michael Servetus. Even though he was not the first to teach and write about it, Calvin will always be associated with the doctrine of predestination, and many argue this meant Calvin didn’t care at all about evangelism and missions work. One...

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