Miyerkules, Hunyo 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 - Wednesday Fellowship - Bishop Ricardo Alcaraz

Bp. Ricardo preached about us having seeking ears and not itching ears (2 Tim.4:1-5).

Strive to remain faithful to the Lord's Word and resist those who revise or change It's intended meaning, just to suit their own personal preferences.

Linggo, Hunyo 26, 2016

June 26, 2016 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop Ricardo Alcaraz

June 26, 2016 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - CEC Foundation Day (+Bp. Ricardo Alcaraz)

Sunday Worship Homily

"The Goal of Saving Men's Lives"

1 Kings 19:15-16; 19-21

Galatians 5:19-25

Psalm 16

Luke 9:51-62

"To Follow the Lord effectively, we must consider His Kingdom purposes worthy of our commitment and priority."

God Calls us according to His time and purpose.

1.(v.51-56) We must be committed to follow God and His purposes.

2.(v.57-62) We cannot be halfhearted in serving the Lord

Malachi 3 - The Coming Messengers - Whoever responds to the call

2 Kings 17:24

- As the day of God approaches, we(Christians) are also called to a more committed life in the Church.

- The foundation of His throne is righteousness and truth

- Follow God without expecting anything in return.! (v.58)

- You do not delay following God. (v.59)

- The only way to follow God is moving forward! no looking back. (v.61-62)

Miyerkules, Hunyo 22, 2016

June 22, 2016 - Wednesday Fellowship - Fr. Fernando Ilustre

2 Samuel 24:18-25 - Characteristics of David and Araunah.

CEC Foundation Offering - to establish the Church that God established; one way for us to manifest the vision of God for the Church - to make the house of Worship visible.

- David does not want to offer God Something that cost nothing.

1 Chronicles 21

- Araunah was also willing to give.

Exodus 25:2 - give willingly not grudgingly.

2 Corinthians 9:6-7 - God loves a cheerful giver.

Luke 6:38 - Give and it shall be given to you.

Ecclesiastes 11:1 - Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Linggo, Hunyo 19, 2016

June 19, 2016 - 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Fernando Ilustre

June 19, 2016 – 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (+Fr. Fernando Ilustre)

Sunday Worship Homily

“The Goal of Standing Against Evil”

Isaiah 65:1-9

Galatians 3:23-29

Psalm 40:1-11

Luke 8:26-39

God wants us to walk in His Kingdom and not in darkness.

We do not reject the grace and mercy of God.

Thankful for what God has done for us, let us follow Him and proclaim His grace.

Miyerkules, Hunyo 15, 2016

June 15, 2016 - Wednesday Fellowship - Fr. Erel Villanueva

Revival and The Flow of the Holy Spirit

1 Thess. 5:19 - do not quench the Spirit
In revival, we could either flow with the Spirit or quench the Spirit.
Isaiah 60:1-2; Luke 21:25; Amos 3:7; Acts 3:19
There will be no revival without repentance.

Linggo, Hunyo 12, 2016

June 12, 2016 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop Ricardo Alcaraz

June 12, 2016 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (+Bp. Ricardo Alcaraz)
Sunday Worship Homily
"The Goal of Loving Much"

2 Samuel 12:1-9;13-15
Galatians 2:17-21
Psalm 32:1-7
Luke 7:37-43;47-50

To be truly thankful for what the Lord has done, we cannot help but look for ways to serve Him more and more.

1.) Thankful for what God has done, we cannot hold back from Him.

2.) Realizing what God's grace has done for us, we will always thank and love Him.

3.) Knowing God's grace gives us the assurance of faith.
  • The woman represented grace.

Biyernes, Hunyo 10, 2016

June 8, 2016 - Wednesday Fellowship - Bishop Ricardo Alcaraz

Wednesday Fellowship Service | June 8, 2016 (+Bp. Ricardo Alcaraz)

Topic: Going up or ascending in the presence of the Lord

"God is inviting us to come up and spend time in His presence."

versus simple, decent relationship with God.

Psalm 100 - Come into His presence with thanksgiving, enter into His courts with praise.

Ascending into a deeper level of intimacy with Him.

Psalm 27:5 - He shall hide me in the secret place.

Psalm 31:20, Psalm 91:1

Matthew 6:6 - go into your room

Eph. 2:18 - We have one access by one Spirit to the Father

Hebrews 10:19-22 - Enter by the blood of Jesus by a new and living way.

Psalm 120 -134 Song of Ascents

Acknowledge God for who He is; Acknowledge Him for His greatness! Serve Him with gladness.

Psalm 46:10 - Flow into Worship; nothing else matters

present your needs before God without hurrying.

Miyerkules, Hunyo 8, 2016

June 5, 2016 - 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Erel Villanueva

June 5, 2016 Sunday Worship Homily (+Fr. Erel Villanueva)

"The Goal of Helping the Helpless"

1 Kings 17:17-24
Galatians 1:11-24
Psalm 30
Luke 7:11-17

1.) As Jesus has touched us, we also touch the lives of others.

2.) Godly and divine compassion will always lead us to do something for helpless

Miyerkules, Hunyo 1, 2016

June 1, 2016 - Wednesday Fellowship - Bishop Ricardo Alcaraz

Wednesday Fellowship Service | June 1, 2016 (+Bp. Ricardo Alcaraz)

Topic: Hearing the Lord (Part 2)

John 10:26-27

“Cultivate the inner atmosphere conducive to hearing God”.

“Atmosphere of peace, rest, and calm confidence in Him on the inside”.

Matthew 6:19-23 (v.19-21) Make God the most important person in our
lives. Make God our treasure. (v.22-23) Where do we focus our eyes.

Psalm 119:37 – Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things, and revive me in Your way.

2 Cor. 10:4-5 – We need to tear down satanic strongholds and not feed them.

What Should we do:

1.) Guard your Quiet Time (Mark 1:35; Isaiah 30:15)

2.) Spend some Time Meditating the Word of God. (Joshua 1:8)

3.) Confess and Decree the Word of God over your life. (Romans 10:8-10, 17; John 14:21)

4.) Worship God (Psalm 100)