Justin B. Fung

Tag: grace

Do you hear the people sing?

The first time I saw Les Misérables was in 1996, when the show came to Hong Kong and my mom took me; and it’s been one of my favorite musicals–and stories–ever since, with tremendous set pieces, brilliant melodies, and explorations of law and grace and fortune and forgiveness and the marginalized. The epilogue version of “Do You […]

Too much grace?

Charles Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, December 13, Morning: A man may have too much money, or too much honor, but he cannot have too much grace. … there is no fear of a man’s becoming too full of grace: a plethora of grace is impossible. More wealth brings more care, but more grace brings more […]

6 Suggestions for Christians for Engaging in Politics

[Disclaimer: I wrote this before I read Bryan Roberts’ “7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics.” Go read that first–it’s shorter and funnier.] With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions having taken place over the last two weeks, we can officially say that we’re entering into election season (i.e. that time when the general […]

Who’s in?

[Adapted and abridged from Sunday’s message at The District Church: “Who’s In?” Click to listen to the podcast.] COMMUNITY Galatians 6:2 says, “Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Bear one another’s burdens—whether it’s a burden of temptation, of sin; or a burden of a difficult situation, […]

Freedom

[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “Freedom.”] Freedom’s something we hear a lot about here in the US. America is, after all, “the land of the free.” The First Amendment of our Constitution grants us various freedoms, including the freedom of religion—and we are thankful for the freedom to worship that we have […]

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