Friday, May 6, 2011

Sampung utos sa Iglesia Ni Cristo (Ten commandments to Church Of Christ)

I hope you don't mind me copying it, thank you =)


I’m an Iglesia Ni Cristo and I’ve copy and paste these commandments for myself to see what our minister told us during our worship day. We did have the copy on our own but I didn’t able to read it but now I did. The minister told us that we should check if we were following all the commandments we had received. These commandments will help us to know what the things we failed to do and that is for the sake of serving our father, GOD and for our faith to grow even stronger. I agree to what he told us during our worship day. And I realized something.

Some says that it’s hard being Iglesia ni Cristo. I asked them why they think so? They told me because there were many rules to follow. And they were afraid of not fulfilling all of the rules inside the church. They were afraid to take a responsibility that they couldn’t handle. They can’t leave their old ways of living and they can’t offer their time to know what the church will going to tell them. It’s like they close their eyes and ears for them not to see and hear what the church can teach them. I can’t force them though; I don’t have the right to do that because I honestly say that some of the brethren were like them too. I, too, can sometimes be like that. But to think that the problem is not the rules or the commandments but “MYSELF”. It hurts me more when I think about what I’m still missing. Sometimes I wish that I'm perfect so that it's not hard for me to follow and my conscience is all clear. But he made us not perfect... why? because we should understand that we're not living in the fantasy but in reality, in this world.

Yes, it’s true. We, Iglesia ni Cristo were all afraid too, of not fulfilling all of the rules that had given to us. We sometimes find time in our busy day fulfilling our duty and make a hard time to be what we’re expecting us to be. Because we’re also people like you, we can be exhausted, we can feel hunger, we sometimes got sick and sometimes face difficulties that it’s hard for us to handle… but what we have is what you don’t have and that is “Our FAITH!”.  Not simple faith that can be vanishing in thin air but a deeper faith that whatever you do it’s still there inside your heart and mind... and you couldn't erase it. But GOD is great because although he kept it  deep inside his brethren's heart and mind, if this will be covered with fears, doubts, envy, and all the thoughts about the material world it will not disappear but it will just stuck inside there and you’ll never find it unless you’ll remove all the things that covers it.

So we are not fulfilling our duty because we’re told to do so, or our minister told us to do so… but it’s what our heart and mind told us to do. We were using it to make us tougher, to make us braver and specially to show our love to the “Church”, to our “Savior Jesus Christ”, and esp. “to our “Father GOD in heaven”.  Don’t think of false accusations… (I’m talking to not brethren)…

So what I’ve realized is that not counting the things you have done of following that list but being aware of who you are as a brethren. It might be hard but no matter how hard it is we should face it with great courage for us to win our battles. As a brethren, I will never forget that what I had can't be bought with anything and it was given to me not with just somebody… so we should be tougher as always, smarter than before and always hoping that our sacrifices will never ever be forgotten. We should remember that the reason of these commandments should not just to be read or posted but to be done. And that is what “INC true calling”.  (Now, I’m talking to brethren)…

9 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for this! We have this in my lola's house (where I grew up); unfortunately when I got married I did not get to have one for my own house. Now I can probably have this enlarged and printed. May God bless you more.

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  2. you know sis/brother hindi nman importante yung religion eh,ang importante yung relasyon mo sa panginoon,yung mag repent ka sa mga sala mo at mag pray ka mag babasa ka nang bible,dahil ikw lang ang makakasave ng soul mo..at believe JESUS CHRIST OUR SAVIOUR.. (john 14:6 Jesus said to him,i am the way the truth and the life no one comes to the father except through me.)dapat wag niyong gawing tao si jesus,dahil siya ay diyos..

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    1. My blog only says what's inside my heart. And I'm talking about the way or my way in fulfilling our commandments as INC. I'm just saying that it's not made for us to just read it. But the true meaning of commandments is for us to FOLLOW it with all our hearts. In your question, if church is important for us to be save...? I'll answer that with confidence... YES, it is! But only if you will find what the true Church mean and what Is the TRUE flock of Jesus is. I can't force you to believe but I'll say you have to find it by yourself because " I had found mine"! and that is INC. =) God Bless you.

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  3. sabi mo ikaw makakasave sa soul mo kala ko ba si Jesus ang savior. ? contra yata un. kung di mahalaga ang religion bakit nagtayo pa si Cristo ng tunay na iglesia ( mat. 16:18, roma 16:16) na ito ang iglesia ni Cristo. u mean di mhlaga yung ginawa ni Cristo? mahalaga magrepent pero sino ba ang pinatawad at tunay na nagrepent? yung sinunod utos ni Cristo na pumasok sa knya ( juan 10:9) sino ung pumasok kay cristo? saan sila matatagpuan? sa kawan ( juan 10:16) alin ang kawan na ito na kinaruruunan ng katubusan? Acts 20:28 LAMSA Iglesia Ni Cristo na tinubos ng dugo ni cristo. ngayun mo sabihin di mhlaga ang religion o iglesia

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    1. I will repeat it... "My blog only says what's inside my heart. And I'm talking about the way or my way in fulfilling our commandments as INC. I'm just saying that it's not made for us to just read. But the true meaning of commandments is for us to FOLLOW it with all our hearts." and It's NOT about saving one soul or the meaning of our church, just like what you thought about... Because it is a different story. You just misunderstood what I had said. I notice that you have so many questions about INC and that's good, meaning that you are curious what it's all about. I advice you to come to our pamamahayag or even in our doktrina everyday except in our worship day. Your questions will be answer clearly with our minister. Thank you for reading though. I'm glad you did. =) GOD BLESS!

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  4. It's really complicated my decision if i be an INC it's not just because of the tradition I've waked as a Catholic .. It's just an offer to me .. but it's not just an ordinary offer of being INC .. it's an of offer of my Bestfriend that I've treated as a my Brother .. I feel confused because I can't resist any of his request and I can fulfill it without any thinking .. But this one is too complicated to me .. I need some advice ..

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    1. Bro. Ronniel, I cannot see any problem at all. You will not be confused if you choose the offer of God and not of your best friend. Read your Bible and pray for the Holy Spirit to guide you to the true church of the true God, Jesus Christ. This church teaches a biblical doctrine and has the seal of God, the Sabbath. I am praying for you.

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  5. Thanks for posting this, i've always wanted to have a copy of my own...

    God bless us all.

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