ICS Online Service
Join our online service as we prepare the following online agenda so that you will still be able to connect with ICS during this period. ICS continues to minister to fellow Christians and Church members through our Praise and Worship, studying the Word of God via online sermons (both audio and video), questions and answers, and also prayer requests.
欢迎参加 ICS 线上聚会。我们致力于提供以下的聚会流程，协助你在这段期间连结ICS ，让我们与你同行。ICS会持续地透过线上主日信息（音频、影音）。包括赞美敬拜，读经，问题讨论，代祷，来服事基督肢体和教会家人们。
Today’s Sunday Service
Speaker: Pastor Daniel Ho
Title: From Despair To A New Assignment
Main Scripture: 1 Kings 19:1-10, 15
ICS thank you for your Giving.
English Service with Chinese Translation 英文聚会 (中文翻译)
English Service with Chinese Translation 英文聚会 (中文翻译) Page Link (access and/or download here)
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(列王纪上 19:2; 提摩太后书 1:7)
(箴言 15:4; 列王纪上 19:10)
(列王纪上 19:7-9, 15)
English Service 英文聚会
English Service Page Link (access and/or download here)
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CG Discussion Questions:
1. How does the situation where Elijah, the mighty man of God with powerful prayers slipped into despair and depression after receiving the life-threatening word from Jezebel tell you about the vulnerability of an individual towards hearing people’s harsh or unkind words irrespective of his/her position, achievements or social status?
(1 Kings 19:2; 2 Timothy 1:7)
2. Have you come across anyone you know who may be struggling with mental health issues or depression as a result of harmful words, pressure from parents, peers or worldly expectations, including third culture kids, youths, young adults or successful career people and what are the key issues that can be addressed? Discuss your experience from hearing the 3 categories of words (monotonous, affirmative, destructive) and the different effects on your emotion, self-esteem or self-pity.
(Proverbs 15:4; 1 Kings 19:10)
3. Knowing the power of word can either bring damage or assurance to the life of the listener, discuss by choosing to listen to the positive voice, what scriptures (Word of God) helped to comfort you or bring you out of fear or despair whenever you felt down, lonely or even forsaken. How can you practically help or journey with those who are suffering from despair or depression, seeing how God would never forsake us but looked after to restore His servant, Elijah from the lowest point in his life with provision of food by the angels?
(1 Kings 19:7-9, 15)
Having problems watching or listening?
If you are experiencing difficulty watching or listening to our online services, kindly try the following solutions:
1. If you can, try to avoid watching or listening through our website on peak hours which is on Sundays from 7am to 12noon.
如果您可以的话，建议您避开网页的高峰期（每周日早上7:00点 至 中午12:00点）观看线上聚会。
2. You can download the video or audio file to your laptops or desktops first and listen at your convenient time. Approximate download time is 8-15 minutes for the video file and 4-10 minutes for the audio file but it may take longer depending on the connection.
3. If you have VPN, you can watch the sermons via our Youtube Channel.
Thank you for your kind attention.
Weekly Prayer Points
1. Pray for Pastor Daniel as he ministers to the congregation via online sermon this Sunday. Pray for the Lord’s anointing and Holy Spirit moves among our online service and worship sessions. May we worship the Lord whole heartedly as the He desires. Pray for God’s grace to helps us grow spiritually.
2. Pray for favor with the authorities in reopening our church services, for wisdom and cooperation for our church staffs and members, Marriott hotel and the authorities in the preparation and precautionary procedures needed. Pray for smooth transition with administrative and technical set-ups and to be operationally and spiritually ready when we resume church services. We pray that our Lord will guard the heart and mind of our dear brothers and sisters in faith. We believe that our Lord is the one in control, as we await His timing. We Pray for the health, wisdom and strength of the ICS staff team across all ministry work.
3. We continue to ask the Lord to guide ICS Kids Church, Anchor Youth, and Cell Groups online meetings. May His Word speak into their spiritual life and they can have a transformed life. We also ask the Lord to let the family stay connected through the Word of God and also allow the children to be fed spiritually with His truth and prayers. We pray for the right people to be sent to Anchor Youth and Kids ministries. May more children be coming to know God through our ministries.
4a. Pray for our weekly fellowship to be filled with the presence of God, that our youths online and onsite to be touched by the Holy Spirit and have personal encounter with the Lord. We want to pray that our youth will not fill their Sundays with assortment of other activities but keep Sunday as communion with The Lord and His people.
4b. We pray that His words will breathe freshness to the youths and that Anchor youths are truly anchored in His Word and they blossom and flourish in the Lord. Pray for heart of worship in the youths and commit daily devotion and quiet time with the Lord.
4c. We pray for good parent-children relationship as well as sibling relationship in the youths home.
4d. IGCSE and IB exam in May-June. Pray that our youths are healthy physically, mentally, emotionally and most importantly spiritually, that they will prioritize their life in correct order and be assured of their position as children of God. Their definition of success should not be just on grades but their attitude of life having Jesus at the center.
5a. Pray for the staff team as we start planning for the INTL 3E FAIR happening on 23 to 24 October. Pray for active participation in the Social Entrepreneurship Competition (SEC); the roll-out of Youth and Adult Entrepreneurship Programs, and call-out to partner sponsorship to help sponsor the event. May God supplies all our needs according to His will and purpose in Glory by Christ Jesus, may our labor of works truly be the salt and light of this world and touch the hearts of the lost souls through this highly anticipated initiative.
为TEC团队目前正在策划10月23日至24日举行的国际3业交流会祷告。 祈祷有更多的团队报名参加社会创业大赛 (SEC)； 参与“青少年和成人创业精品课程”，祷告有合作伙伴和赞助商能够给予帮助赞助此次活动。 愿上帝按祂的旨意和目的满足我们一切的需要，祂的名被荣耀，愿我们手所作的工真正成为这个世界的盐和光，并通过这项备受期待的项目活动感动失落之人的心。
5b. Pray for TEC and ICS as we strive for the common purpose in reaching out to the expatriate community, to continue to pray for greater provision as ONE team, to listen more sensitively in our daily devotional and receive direction from God.
6. Pray for our missionary Amanda, who’s joined an organization with a vision for Israel. Pray for wisdom as she studies Hebrews online with the gift of the language before flying into the land of Israel in September and prepares her study towards the Masters in Peace and Conflict. Pray for violence will cease in Israel, and for Arabs and Jews to live together peacefully and prepares the journey together to proclaim Christ and make disciples in Israel.
7. We pray for our sisters in Christ who are recovering from chemotherapy. We pray for those suffering from chronic diseases, depression, and difficulties in life. We also stretch our prayers for those who are currently unemployed, under pressure at work, in between jobs, and marital crisis. May the Lord bless us richly with wisdom and in strength, as we believe God’s grace is always sufficient for us! We also rely on God’s love to continue to spread the gospel with family members who are still in sin and of people around us.
8. We ask the Lord to bless each cell group’s prayer meeting and may the Lord ignite their passion for prayers and make us strong prayer warriors within ICS. We pray for God to hear our prayers as we ask for His grace to be upon those who are sick, facing a crisis, churches, and nations. We shall pray in accordance with the Will of God.
9. Pray for God’s protection to be with China and the global condition of the pandemic. May God is merciful with the help for the adequate supply of vaccines to help prevent, and spread of the mutated viruses. We pray for peace and safety upon those children and families abroad is entrusted to the Lord.
10. Pray that God will guide as He leads us according to the vision He has intended for ICS to share the good news and be a blessing to the nations. Pray that we will submit to God’s authority, may the Lord provide resourcefully for us as we carry out His good works.
11. Keep In Christ Singapore, Pastor Sandra Westerdahl, board members, church staff, volunteers and their family members in our prayers. Pray that the Church can reach out and serve those whom are lost and have strayed from God, pray for the younger generation to come of knowing Jesus and be able to cultivate the correct values as His disciples.
请为新加坡分会，Sandra Westerdahl 牧师，董事会成员，志愿者以及其家庭成员代祷。教会能为失丧的，迷失的人服事，能吸引更多的年轻人来认识耶稣基督，能培养跟随耶稣的门徒！
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