Story 10: Benson Lim

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(MANDARIN SERVICE) Our family joined the COR Chinese Congregation in 2013. At that point in time, my parents-in-law were already existing members of COR. My mother-in-law often shared her testimonies and the word of God with us. Then, we knew that God existed but never did take the initiative or the step forward to open our arms to welcome Him into our lives. However, the turning point came when my father, who was diagnosed with cancer, suddenly decided to accept God into his life, after more than 70 years of being a free-thinker! From that day on, our lives changed for the better. We were deeply touched when Reverend Lee Kong Kheng and many COR members kept our family in their prayers and supported us throughout the entire journey until my father passed away in the last quarter of 2013. They treated us like family and this touched our hearts. We decided to learn more about God and eventually joined COR.

Every single memory with COR has been wonderful and I do not have any particular favourite. I always look forward to attending our church camp with my family every year. I really enjoy being able to take a break from the rigors of life in Singapore to spend a few days completely immersed in the presence of God. It is also a great opportunity for me to interact with the other members and learn more about them on a deeper level. Not to mention, every single year, the church camp committee never fail to choose amazing locations and bless us with yummy food!

I believe that every single individual in COR has impacted me greatly in one way or another. Seeing how everyone gives their best to serve the Lord never fails to encourage me to be a better person. My wish for COR is for everyone to remain steadfast in their love for God and to spread His love to more people out there.

COR is family. I love how closely knitted everyone is and how much I feel at home whenever I go to church!

我和我的家人是在2013年加入复活堂华文部这个大家庭的。


在我们还没信主之前,我的岳父和岳母已经是复活堂的会友。我岳母时常和我们分享神的话语以及她生命的见证。那个时候,虽然我们知道有神的存在,但我们始终没有踏出第一步邀请祂进入我们的生命。这情况却因着我那无宗教信仰的父亲突然信主而有了转折点。


我父亲在过去的七十多年里,一直都是个无宗教,无信仰的自由思想者。然而,在他得知自己患上了癌症后,他竟毅然决定要接受主耶稣进入他的生命,成为他的救主。从那天起,因着他信主,也奇妙地改变了我们的生命。从我父亲患病一直到在2013年年底离世的期间,李光庆牧师以及很多其他复活堂的兄弟姐妹常常为我们代祷,也给予我们很多的关怀与帮助。他们待我们就像是一家人一样,让我们很感动。因此,我们全家决定要向神敞开心门,更深入地认识神。我们最终也接受了主耶稣,加入了复活堂这个大家庭。


在复活堂的每一个记忆都是美好的,并没有特别喜欢哪一个。每一年,我都很期待与家人一起参加教会举办的生活营。它让我们可以从忙碌的生活中停下脚步,来到主的跟前,与复活堂这个大家庭一同沉浸在主的同在中。这也是一个很好的机会,能让我和其他教友交流,更深入地认识他们。除此,我也很享受组办委员每一年所安排的非常棒的营会地点及美味佳肴!


我相信复活堂的每一个会友都在我的生命中留下了他们的足迹,深深地影响了我的生命。每一位兄弟姐妹全心全意的事奉主,也激励了我,愿为家人和身边的人成为一个更好的人。我期望复活堂每一位兄弟姐妹都能够坚定地爱主,也更加热心地传扬主的爱给周边的

每一个人。


复活堂是一个大家庭。我很喜欢我们彼此同心合一,紧密的关系,还有那让我每一次去教会都有回到家的感觉。


This article first appeared in Issue 19, April 2019 CHORUS Magazine.

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