Posts with the category “daily-devotion”

9月23日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 23rd, 2020
Romans 8:26 I must admit that there have been days that I'm not sure how to pray, or what to pray for. There are times where the words come out, but my heart seems to lag behind. Or other times where my heart is full • 羅 馬 書 8:26 我必須承認,許多時我不肯定當怎樣禱告,或為何事禱告。這等時候,禱告的話是說出來了,但心思似乎就是跟不上。又或者,我內心是充滿激情  Read More
9月22日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 22nd, 2020
Isaiah 66:1-2 Starting September, as my wife has to serve in the Chinese school on Saturdays, I need to take care of our three children, thus every Saturday a "Father's Day". Before winter comes, I tried my best • 以賽亞書 66:1-2 從九月開始,因為太太要在最期六在中文學校事奉,照顧三個孩子的責任就在我身上,所以每個星期六都是 “父親節”,而在冬季來臨前都盡量帶他們到郊外走  Read More
9月21日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 21st, 2020
Psalms 23:4 I have prepared everything and used all my wisdom for my parents who came from Hong Kong as they have to be quarantined. A lot of things • 詩篇 23:4 為了父母剛來加拿大,而要被隔離的事項.我已盡我的所有能力,用盡我所的智慧去為他們安排. 但很多事情並未能如我所願,出了很多亂子, 因而產生  Read More
9月20日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 20th, 2020
Genesis 41:14 Joseph intrepreted the chief cupbearer's dream in the prison. He hoped that the cupbearer could help him leave the prison. Yet, the cupbearer forgot Joseph. Two years later, Pharaoh dreamt, but no one was able to interpret his dream. The cupbearer mentioned Joseph before Pharaoh, and he could finally get out of • 創世記 41:14 約瑟在監裡為酒政解夢,他希望酒政能幫助他離開監牢,可惜酒政當時忘記了約瑟。過了兩年,當法老做夢,沒有人能為法老解這個夢,這時酒政對法老  Read More
9月19日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 19th, 2020
James 3:5-6 On our journey to becoming disciples of Christ, it requires a transformation of our entire being. This includes our thoughts, our actions, and our words. James 3 emphatically teaches us how even though the tongue is • 雅各書 3:5-6 在我們成為基督門徒的旅程中,會需要我們整個人的轉變。這包括我們的思想,我們的行動和我們的話語。雅各書第3章著重教導我們即使舌頭很小,但舌頭卻非常強大。舌頭可以用於善或用於惡。不幸的是  Read More
9月18日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 18th, 2020
Luke 5:3-9 XXX• 路加福音5:3-9 神的話語如同鑽石,從不同的角度讀就發出不同的亮光。初讀這段經文和當時的西門及同伴一樣,驚訝於這一網所打的魚。按著今天基督徒圈子裡的話,這無疑是一個神跡,但是問題來了,西門和他的同伴們並沒有  Read More
9月17日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 17th, 2020
John 10:2-5 "The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out...and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.". The verses here point out the position of the shepherd. The sheeps • 約翰福音 10:2-5 「他的聲音...呼喚自己的羊....他把自己的羊聚集在一起....羊跟著他....羊群熟悉他的聲音。」這裡的幾節經文點出了牧羊人的位份。是羊聽到牧羊人的聲音,是羊自己聽見牧羊人的呼喚去回應  Read More
9月16日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 16th, 2020
1 Timothy 5:21 If we have prejudice about people and use so-called "tinted glasses" to see people, this not only influences our judgment of things, but also creates a barrier • 提摩太前書 5:21 我們若對人心存成見,用了所謂「有色眼鏡」看人,這樣不謹影響自己判斷事物,更會造成人與人之間的隔膜。關懷或輔導他人的,更切忌一些先入為主的偏見  Read More
9月15日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 15th, 2020
1 Timothy 5:18 ¶ Deut. 25:4 ¶ Matthew 10:10 The scripture, through Paul, Moses and Christ, clearly teaches that the Christian workers deserve their financial supports. But they are not to demand remuneration from those they serve, but to trust the Great Shepherd • 提摩太前書 5:18 ¶ 申 命 記 25:4 ¶ 馬 太 福 音 10:10 透過經文中的保羅,摩西和基督清楚地表明,基督的僕人是應該得到他們的經濟支持。不過他們不是要從他們服務的人那裡要求報酬,而是要相信那大牧羊人會滿足他們的所有需求,使他們一無所缺。我遇過  Read More
9月14日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 14th, 2020
Romans 9:5b Who is Jesus Christ to you? Disciples are to be Christ-Centred. So how we think about Jesus is very important. Here Paul notes that Jesus is God. He echoes John 1:1 in declaring Jesus is God! Jesus doesn't • 羅 馬 書 9:5b 耶穌基督對你來說是誰?門徒要以基督為中心,所以我們如何看待耶穌是非常重要。保羅在這裡指出耶穌是神,他在宣告耶穌是上帝的過程中與約翰福音1:1互相呼應!耶穌不僅認識神,而且他是神  Read More
9月13日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 13th, 2020
Romans 15:13 Sometimes it is difficult to feel joyful, or to have peace in our lives. We actually spend a lot of our time trying to find both! We do things and buys thing in an attempt to find joy. And we take holidays • 羅 馬 書 15:13 有時候很難在生活中感到喜樂或感到平安。我們實際上花了大量時間試圖找到兩者!我們做事和買東西以嘗試尋找喜樂。我們並會放假或為自己留出時間以經歷  Read More
9月12日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 12th, 2020
Romans 12:1-2 School restarted last week, my workplace is also officially back to office this week. What is normal? What is the right thing to do? Is going back a right decision? There are many different opinions on • 羅 馬 書 12: 1 – 2 學校上星期重開了,我本星期亦正式返回辦事處上班。甚麼謂之常態呢?做甚麼才是正確呢?「恢復從前」是正確的決定嗎?每個論點都會有很多不同的意見,哪個才是正確的呢?當我還參加伯利恆團契時  Read More
9月11日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 11th, 2020
Isaiah 56:6-8 I have believed in Jesus for many years. Over the years I often heard people query whether a certain person was saved or not. Of course, people can't judge others as • 以賽亞書 56:6-8 信了耶穌這麼多年,很多時都聽到人去疑問究竟那個人能不能得救等問題。當然人不能去  Read More
9月10日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 10th, 2020
Acts 19:2 During Paul's third missionary journey, he met a couple of disciples in Ephesus. Although they had believed in the Lord, when Paul asked if they received the Holy Spirit • 使徒行傳 19:2 在保羅的第三次宣教旅程中,他在以弗所遇見幾個門徒。雖然他們信了主,但當保羅問他們信主的時候受了聖靈沒有,他們竟然  Read More
9月9日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 9th, 2020
Hebrews 4:12 In today's world, we are suffering from information overload. Our brains are constantly bombarded by social media posts, carefully culled news feeds, streamed TV shows/movies, internet ads, podcasts, • 希 伯 來 書 4:12 於當今世界,我們蒙受資訊氾濫之害。不斷轟炸我們腦袋的計有社交媒體帖文,細心剪裁的新聞,串流電視節目/電影,互聯網廣告,「播客」(podcasts),視頻遊戲....等等。而恐怖之處是,當我們吸收這一切媒體資訊的時候  Read More
9月8日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 8th, 2020
2 Timothy 2:8-9 Since the pandemic outbreak, for almost half a year everyone has experienced many imposed changes. Originally planned travels to visit relatives were cancelled, so were originally arranged revival and gospel meetings and • 提摩太後書2:8-9 從疫情爆發至今將近半年時間了,每個人的生活都經歷了很多不得已的改變,原本計劃的探親旅行取消了,原本安排的培靈布道會取消了,原本期盼的朋友相聚取消了……真是應了一句俗語“計劃趕不上變化”。然而,  Read More
9月7日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 7th, 2020
Acts 20:34 & 1 Corinthians 9:15 Paul taught that Christian workers were fully entitled to financial remuneration from those they ministered. But he • 使 徒 行 傳 20:34 & 歌 林 多 前 書 9:15 保羅教導說,基督的工人完全有權從服事對象收取酬勞。但保羅就選擇自我供養  Read More
9月6日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 6th, 2020
Philippians 2:3 We're living in a season where it is so easy to be focused on ourselves: our problems, our needs, our wants. There is a growing sense of self-entitlement among people. "You owe me. I deserve it. What's in it for • 腓 立 比 書 2:3 我們活在這段時期,很容易會專注自己:專注自己的困難,需要和欲求。人們愈來愈覺得自己擁有權利,會說:「你欠我。這是我應得的。這對我有甚麼好處  Read More
9月5日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 5th, 2020
Romans 8:31 One of Satan's tricks is to isolate us and confuse us regarding our relationship with Him. In isolation, we get insecure and are tempted to forget the goodness of our God. This mid-September day, how are you • 羅 馬 書 8:31 撒旦的其中一個把戲是使我們孤立,使我們對與衪的關係感到困惑。當孤立時,我們變得不安穩,並容易忘記我們神的良善。在這9月中旬的一天  Read More
9月4日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 4th, 2020
Matthew 10:28-31 "And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell". What is the most important reminder in here? Many parents and I are worried about • 太10:28-31 那殺身體不能殺靈魂的,不要怕他們;唯有能把身體和靈魂都滅在地獄裡的,正要怕他。裡面提醒什麼是最重要? 我和很多家長都擔心九月份的子女開學  Read More
9月3日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 3rd, 2020
Ephesians 5:15-18 Being moved by the Holy Spirit does not necessarily have a special sign. We easily think of "Holy Spirit Inspiration" as the Holy Spirit being active, and we are passive • 以弗所書五15-18 被聖靈感動不一定有特別的表徵。我們很容易將「聖靈感動」視為聖靈主動,我們被動,即如以弗所書所述「不要醉酒,酒能使人放蕩,乃要被聖靈充滿  Read More
9月2日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 2nd, 2020
2 Kings 2:14 Suppose God asks us a question: Are we willing to manage our own assets by ourselves or rely on Him for daily supplies? Most likely • 列王記下2:14 假如神問我們一個問題:我們願意自己管理我們自己的資產或是依賴祂每日供應?很可能,大部份人都會選擇前者。在列王記上十七章,以利亞卻是選擇後者的一個人  Read More
9月1日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on September 1st, 2020
Hebrews 4:3a Today is the first day of school for many school boards in Calgary. How are parents, students, and educators feeling this morning? I confess, as a parent of two • 希 伯 來 書 4:3a 今天是卡加里內許多學校開學的第一天。家長們,學生們和教育者們在今天早上感覺如何? 我承認,作為兩個孩子的父母和一個教育工作者的丈夫  Read More
8月31日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 31st, 2020
Matthew 6:9-13 Today is the last day of August and also is the end of summer break. September 1 is the first school day and also flip a new page for us to step into more unknowns. The unknowns cause us different level of • 馬 太 福 音 6:9 - 13 今天是8月31日,也是暑假最後的一天 。9月1日,也是開學的頭一天。 這一天,我們各人在不明朗情況下踏出第一次,難免有焦慮和不安,從而産生各種壓力  Read More
8月30日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 30th, 2020
Psalm 14:4-7 When watching the news recently, from traditional media to online news media. Whether it’s about Hong Kong, mainland China, or Europe and the United States, there are many government leaders, police • 詩篇 14:4-7 最近看新聞,從傳統媒體到網上新聞媒體,不論是關於香港、中國大陸,或是歐美的新聞都發現很多政府的領導人、警察、政治領袖等,都在發表一些沒有事實根據的言論,以至引起民眾更加激烈的反應  Read More
8月29日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 29th, 2020
Acts 17:11 I recently learnt from a piece of news that a couple thought that COVID was fake news. So they ignored the health guidelines issued by the government. They even did not seek help • 使徒行傳 17:11 最近讀到一則新聞,內容提到一對夫婦,他們以為新冠肺炎是一些假新聞,所以沒有理會政府所發佈的一些健康指引,甚至乎在發病初期亦沒有尋求任何幫助。最後他們確診為新冠肺炎患者,雖然丈夫康復了  Read More
8月28日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 28th, 2020
1 Samuel 16:7 We are very familiar with the story of David and Goliath, a young man who was not particularly strong striking down a giant who was fully armed. This looks very legendary. But we can learn from the analysis of a thesis "David's Choice" • 撒母耳記上16:7 我們都很熟識大衛與歌利亞的故事,一個並不是特别强壯的少年將一個有强大武裝的巨人打倒。 看似十分傳奇,但從一篇在 International Symposium on Ballistics, May 21-24, 1995 的論文 "David's Choice" 中  Read More
8月27日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 27th, 2020
Lamentations 3:22-23 The book of Lamentations is such an interesting book. Lamentations was written after Jerusalem and its temple were destroyed by the Babylonians, and records the Jewish people's feelings of extreme despair, suffering, and humiliation • 耶 利 米 哀 歌 3:22-23 耶利米哀歌是一卷很有意思的書,寫成於巴比倫人拆毁耶路撒冷城及其聖殿之後。它記錄了猶太人的感受:極度絕望,悽苦和屈辱。有感於現在世界各地正在發生的多種悲惨事端(例如冠狀病毒,種族歧視及其關連的  Read More
8月26日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 26th, 2020
2 Corinthians 12:7-10 • 哥林多后书12:7-10 迄今为止,使徒保罗的这一根刺是什么,解经家们还没有达成共识,有人说是身体的疾病,有人说是恶人的逼迫……但是可以确定的是,神允许这根刺留在保罗身上,有神清楚明确的心意和计划。第一、免得保罗自高  Read More
8月25日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 25th, 2020
Luke 22:31-32 These verses recorded Jesus' words to Peter. When Luke wrote the passage, he was in fact speaking to all the believers, stressing the point "when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers • 路加福音 22:31-32 以上這節經文記錄了耶穌對彼得所講的話,路加寫這段話期間,其實是對教會眾信徒說的,重點就在「你回頭以後,堅固你的弟兄。」 堅固一詞清楚帶有使弟兄固守信仰;怎樣堅固而不至跌倒?試想這番話   Read More
8月24日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 24th, 2020
John 14:27 The peace that God gives us is through Jesus Christ is permanent. It does not depend on how good we are or how hard we try • 約 翰 福 音 14:27   Read More
8月23日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 23rd, 2020
Ephesians 2:8/1Tim 4:16 David Pawson used to love to say, “I am not saved, yet. I am being saved.” He effectively taught us all that salvation is a life long journey made up of three intricately connected parts. There are justification • 以 弗 所 書 2:8/提 摩 太 前 書 4:16 大衛鮑森生前常說:「我並非已然得救。我是不斷被拯救。」 他有效地教導我們眾人,救恩是畢生的歷程,由三方面奥妙地組成  Read More
8月22日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 22nd, 2020
Colossians 1:13 "He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son" (Verse 13). This is a relocation, a transfer of life. This is also a life change, and this transformation is • 歌羅西書1:13 「他救了我們脫離黑暗的權勢,把我們遷到他愛子的國裡」(13節) 脫離黑暗的權勢,遷進他愛子的國裡。這是一種搬遷一種生命的轉移  Read More
8月21日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 21st, 2020
Psalms 44:4 Is Jesus Christ your King? Your Lord? What does that mean for you this day as you long for Him with all your heart? This verse reminds us 1. He has authority. He has the power to ordain, command, give and decree anything • 詩 篇 44:4 耶穌基督是你的君王嗎?你的主嗎?這天當你全心全意地渴望祂時對你意味著什麼? 這節經文提醒我們 1.他有權威。他有權  Read More
8月20日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 20th, 2020
Exodus 14: 10 - 15 The Israelites recently came out of Egypt and experienced God's work one after one including the Passover. When things didn't go with the way they would like to see, they would blame Moses. In this case, they would • 出 14:10 - 15 以色列人剛剛在埃及一次又一次的經歷神包括 第一次的逾越節。在曠野,當事情並沒有他們想像一樣,他們會責怪摩西,寧願回到埃及去服侍埃及人。今, 若果埃及是我們網上的教會,而回到實體就是那應許之地  Read More
8月19日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 19th, 2020
Habakkuk 3:17-19 When the prophet Habakkuk asked God why He allowed the savage act of the Chaldeans to be executed among the Israelis, he was still delighted in God despite his pain. When everything was one-sided towards • 哈巴谷書 3:17-19 先知哈巴谷在質問上帝為什麼容讓迦勒底人的暴行施行在以色列人當中時,在痛苦中仍然以上帝為樂,當所有事情都是一面倒的傾向負面時   Read More
8月18日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 18th, 2020
Psalm 139: 13-16 My heart feels great comfort when I read this scripture. When facing the many turmoil in the world and the impact of the pandemic, there is always some anxiety in my heart. But the Psalmist mentions in here that this God • 詩篇 139:13-16 讀到這段經文的時候我的心感到很大的安慰。面對著世界很多的動盪,疫情的影響,內心總會有一些不安。但詩人在這裡提到,這個創天造地的神衪無所不知  Read More
8月17日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 17th, 2020
Mathew 15:8 God cares about our inner hearts. He wants us to worship Him wholeheartedly. He wants us to love Him, and submit to Him. Do we truly love our Lord? • 馬太福音15:8 上帝在乎我們的內心。祂要我們全心敬拜祂。祂要我們愛祂,順服祂。我們真的愛我們的主嗎? 我們是否像聖經中的  Read More
8月16日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 16th, 2020
Ephesians 1:3 "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places". We receive blessings in the Lord Jesus Christ, this includes all kinds of blessings in the heaven • 以弗所書1:3 「願頌讚歸於我們主耶穌基督的父神!他在基督裡曾賜給我們天上各樣屬靈的福氣,」 主耶穌基督裡我們就得著福氣。更加是天上各樣的福氣。這是什麼福氣, 包括: 愛, 盼望, 安息, 平安, 休息, 和平共處, 與神和好  Read More
8月15日靈修禱文|DEVOTION
by Bryan Lay on August 15th, 2020
Luke 22:31-34 On the night Jesus was betrayed, Peter was perplexed, not knowing what to do. Jesus said to him, "Simon, Simon, Satan wants to have you and has asked to sift you as wheat." Peter said to the Lord • 路加福音 22:31-34 主耶穌被賣那一刻,彼得當時心情茫然不知所措,耶穌對彼得說:西門,西門!撒但要得著你們,好篩你們像篩麥子一樣,彼得對主說「主啊,我已準備好要同你坐牢,與你同死。」 耶穌望著彼得,心裏想彼得不是走上歪  Read More

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