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This is a translation of an article by Zhang Zhe-hao originally published in http://www.luke54.org/view/15/807.html on June 11, 2010
This is a translation of an article by Chen Yu-zhen originally published in http://www.luke54.org/view/15/1079.html on September 9, 2010
When I was in DLSU, I was able to attend two campus meetings with my friend, Faith. I was unable to continue, though, because I devoted more time to my studies and eventually my schedule did not permit. Furthermore, I was hesitant due to differences in perspective on certain beliefs. However, years passed and I had the chance to attend a meeting again when I lived alone while studying in CEU. I had a flexible schedule, so I got to attend a meeting. There I learned something new, thus I opted to attend more meetings.
I learned a lot from the Bible-study. Even if our beliefs were not all the same, we all had faith in God and that is where we were all in common. I learned more from the Bible-study than listening to Mass. Bible-study taught me many things that Mass did not and I enjoyed it because the brothers and sisters helped me understand the topic more by sharing from their experiences. We had a topic in each meeting and it was explained really well. I learned more about God and more about a person's life. It was only in the Bible-study that I learned that a person has three parts: the spirit, the soul, and the body. One of the topics that I really liked was when the brothers and sisters discussed about moving on and going on. I realized that we should never stop. We should get on with life. The thing that struck me was that we should not keep on repenting the same sin that had already passed but should move on and just do not do it again. The important thing is we should never stop. I also learned that the spirit is the instrument [organ] to communicate with God and that Jesus is the ladder to heaven. These are some of the things that I learned.
The word in message 11 is a charge of the king. After seeing that all things are just vanity, King Solomon charges us to remember our Creator in the days of our youth. In contrast to seeing all things are not fit for us to spend our life on, we would see that our best days, our youth, are best spent only to remember our Creator, that is, to love Him.