Justin B. Fung

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Don’t grumble

Philippians 2:12-16: Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Do everything without grumbling […]

God is good: the comfort of goodness

[Adapted from Sunday’s message at The District Church: “Trusting in the Goodness of God.” Part 2; part 1 here.] Nahum 1:7 says: The LORD is good, a stronghold in a day of trouble; he protects those who take refuge in him. God is good, and the Bible makes it clear that to those who are […]

A Roman Appeal

Romans 12:1-2, 9-21 (MSG): So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture […]

A Colossian challenge

Colossians 3:12-17: As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything together […]

The story of your life

[Adapted from yesterday’s message at The District Church: “Story.”] Today we’re going to talk about “Story”: about the story that we’re telling with our lives, but perhaps more importantly, about the story that God is telling in, through, and with our lives. Story, #1: God never wastes an experience. A mentor of mine first said […]

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