MOUNTAIN MESSAGE

By: Ely Lagajino But this thing I commanded them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk...

GUIDED GUERILLA 2

By: Ely Lagajino In the cover of your presence you hide them from the plots of men; you store them in your shelter from the...

GUIDED GUERILLA 1

By: Ely Lagajino And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be...

SERGEANT SATUR 3

By: Ely Lagajino God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1(KJV) ​As I massaged my Lolo’s head, he continued telling the...

SERGEANT SATUR 2

By: Ely Lagajino Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 (NKJV) The Commander in Chief of the Commonwealth ordered the Philippine Constabulary (PC) to train teams of...

SERGEANT SATUR

By: Ely Lagajino And this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also…the pledge of a clear conscience toward God. It saves you by the...

UNITED UNITS

By: Ely Lagajino Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. Many are the plans in the mind of...

METAL OR MINERAL

By: Ely Lagajino He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.” John 7:38 (NKJV) By passing through...

OFFENSIVE OPPRESSORS

By: Ely Lagajino …I will punish Amalek for what he did to Israel, when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt….1 Samuel 15:2 (NIV) While the Israelites...

MORNING MANNA

By: Ely Lagajino Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; Whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me...

REFRESHING REST

By: Ely Lagajino “But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will...

WONDER WATER

By: Ely Lagajino But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give...

SAVING SEA

By: Ely Lagajino The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring out the people of Israel...

EXCITING EXODUS

By: Ely Lagajino I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth...

PAINFUL PLAGUES

By: Ely Lagajino And the next day the Lord did this thing. All the livestock of the Egyptians died, but not one of the livestock of the...

FIRST FIVE

By: Ely Lagajino The Egyptians shall know that I am the Lord, when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring out the people of Israel...

DELIVERANCE DENIED

By: Ely Lagajino But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek...

BURNING BUSH

By: Ely Lagajino Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help...

MOSES IN MIDIAN

By: Ely Lagajino And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in...

PRESUMPTUOUS PRINCE

By: Ely Lagajino Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for the wrong!” Wait for the Lord and He will avenge you. Proverbs 20:22 (NIV)...

BASKET BOY

By: Ely Lagajino …And she called his name Moses: and she said, because I drew him  out of the water. Exodus 2:10 (NKJV) King Pharaoh Thutmose I, ordered a cruel decree...

DREADFUL DECREE

By: Ely Lagajino And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written, “The Deliverer will come from Zion, he will banish...

HIDDEN HOUSE

By: Ely Lagajino If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1John 1:9 (NKJV) The success...

RUSTY REVOLVER

By: Ely Lagajino “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will...

FEARLESS FORECAST

By: Ely Lagajino Declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all...

BLESSING OR BITTERNESS

By: Ely Lagajino For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off. Psalm 37:22 (NKJV) Israel called...

BLESSED BROTHERS

By: Ely Lagajino “…but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations.” Genesis 48:19 (NKJV)...

PANDEMIC PROSPECTS

By: elynnvlagajino And Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” 2 Kings 6:17 (NKJV) Novel coronavirus disease-2019, aka COVID-19,...

JACOB AND JOSEPH

By: Ely Lagajino Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 NIV Jacob’s sons return home with the news...

“BANGUS” BAIT

By: Pat De Vera II My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. Proverbs 4:20 (NKJV) ​One afternoon my Aunt Nesa, carrying a basket full...

WIDE WINDOWS

By: Ely Lagajino …and I will send down the showers in their season; they shall be showers of blessing. Ezekiel 34:26 (ESV) The techniques I...

TRACK AND TRAIN

By: Ely Lagajino Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth… Ecclesiastes 12:1 (NKJV) In 1973, I was 15 when I joined the literature...

REUNITED RELATIONS

By: Ely Lagajino For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a...

CAPRICIOUS CUP

By: Ely Lagajino Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another. Romans 12:10 (NKJV) Reuben told Jacob everything that...

CHANGED COMRADES

By: Ely Lagajino And to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. Ephesians 4:24 {ESV) Joseph stored substantial food supplies...

DANGEROUS DOG FIGHT

By: Ely Lagajino For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways. Psalm 91:11 (NIV) I’m afraid of taking a bath...

DYNAMITE DIVING

By: Ely Lagajino And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” Matthew 14:31 (NKJV) Boom,...

SERVANT TO SUPERINTENDENT

By: Ely Lagajino Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.James 4:10 (ESV) Joseph remained in prison for two more years. But one night, Pharaoh had a two...

DREAM DETERMINER

By: Ely Lagajino And he said, “Hear my words: If there is a prophet among you, I the Lord make myself known to him in a vision;...

DIGNIFIED DISTANCING

By: Ely Lagajino …God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way...

BULLY BROTHERS

By: Ely Lagajino And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm,...

DREAMER DREAMS

By: Ely Lagajino …God Says, “I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see...

FAMILY FEUD

By: Ely Lagajino Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins. Proverbs 10:12(NKJV) Jacob had 11 sons and one daughter from among his wives when they left Haran. Rachel...

JONAH’S JITTERS

By: Ely Lagajino “Go to great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” Jonah 1:2 ​One of the requirements...

WHALE WAITING

By: Ely Lagajino Can anyone hide himself in secret places, so I shall not see him?” says the LORD; “Do I not fill heaven and earth?” says...

VANITY VINEGAR

By: Ely Lagajino I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. Ecclesiastes 2:1 (ESV)...

SERVICE TO SENIORS

By: Ely Lagajino Listen to your father who gave you, life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. Proverbs 23:22 (ESV) Some years before the COVID-19 pandemic,...

WRESTLING WINNER

By: Ely Lagajino But he who endures to the end shall be saved. Matthew 24: 13 (NKJV) Built physically healthy, Jacob survives walking more than...

HOMECOMING HAZARD

By: Ely Lagajino God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 (NKJV) While nearing his homeland, Jacob focused on the danger of his brother...

SPECKLED SHEEP

By: Ely Lagajino And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you; He will not leave  you nor forsake you; do not fear...

LABOR OF LOVE

By: Ely Lagajino So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for...

WELL WISHERS

By: Ely Lagajino The generous soul will be made rich, and he who waters will also be watered himself. Proverbs 11:25 (NKJV) A speaker surprises his listeners by...

LUMINOUS LADDER

By: Ely Lagajino If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1John 1:9 (NKJV) Rebekah tells...

BROTHER’S BIRTHRIGHT 4

By: Ely Lagajino Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight. Proverbs 12:22 ESV Rebekah wrapped Jacob’s arms and neck with...

BROTHER’S BIRTHRIGHT 3

By: Ely Lagajino Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel. Proverbs 20:17 (ESV) ​ Old age made...

BROTHER’S BIRTHRIGHT 2

By: Ely Lagajino Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern...

BROTHER’S BIRTHRIGHT I

By: Ely Lagajino The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge; the word that I have spoken will judge...

TWIN TRAILBLAZERS

By: Ely Lagajino Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within...

ROLLING RIDERS

By: Ely Lagajino He answered their prayers, because they trusted in Him. 1 Chronicles 5:20 (NIV) Pastor Ben Ezra Adap a district pastor in Sorsogon province requested me to assist...

FRIENDS OR FOES

By: Ely Lagajino A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city, and quarreling is like the bars of a castle. Proverbs 18:19 (ESV) After two years of...

MARRIAGE MARATHON

By: Ely Lagajino Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 3:2 (NIV) Love,...

Prosperous Prayer 2

By: Jeruel B. Ibañez “He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all— how will he not also, along with...

Prosperous Prayer 1

By: Jeruel B. Ibañez But for You O Lord do I wait; it is You O Lord my God who will answer. Psalm 38:15 (ESV) Streaks...

BIRTHDAY BOY

By: Ely Lagajino “For nothing is impossible with God.” Luke 1:37 (NLT) After spending more than twenty-four years in Canaan, the Lord appeared again to...

TATOO TALE

By: Ely Lagajino Whether therefor ye eat or drink or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (ASV) The...

LABOR TO LEARN

By: Ely Lagajino For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a...

BREAD BOY

By: Ely Lagajino I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God,...

FASTEST FORMULA

By: Ely Lagajino And we know that to them that love God, all things work together for good… according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 (ASV)...

Apple Apprehension

By: Patrociño de Vera II And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food…she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat…Genesis 3: 6 (KJV)...

Sins of Sodom 3

By: Ely Lagajino Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is...

Sins of Sodom 2

By: Ely Lagajno “For the sake of ten, I will not destroy it (Sodom). Genesis 18:32 (NIV) Abraham believed that aside from Lot’s family there...

Sins of Sodom 1

By: Ely Lagajino But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so...

SAVING SALT 3

By: Ely Lagajino Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost its savor wherewith shall it be salted? It is...

SAVING SALT 2

By: Ely Lagajino And he went forth unto the spring of waters, and cast the salt in there… thus saith the Lord, I have healed these waters;...

SAVING SALT 1

By: Ely Lagajino Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one. Colossians...

PLUSH PILGRIM

By: Ely Lagajino Good will come to those who are generous, and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice. Psalm 112: 5 (NIV) The...

CELESTIAL CALLING 2

By: Ely Lagajino Walk in obedience to all that the Lord has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days...

CELESTIAL CALLING 1

By: Ely Lagajino Abram believed the LORD, and because of this faith the Lord accepted him as one who has done what is right. Genesis...

Basketball Boys 3

By: Ely Lagajino “But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water…will become in him a fountain...

Basketball Boys 2

By: Ely Lagajino There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death. Proverbs 14:12 (ESV) The...

Basketball Boys 1

By: Ely Lagajino Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. 1Corinthians 4:2 (ESV) It was summer, 1966 when water was scarce...

Language Lampoon

By: Ely Lagajino In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 (NKJV) A Tagalog...

Trending Tower 2

By: Ely Lagajino “Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.” Genesis 11:7 (NIV) Shouting to communicate proved impossible as the...

Trending Tower 1

By: Ely Lagajino For the LORD of Heaven’s Armies has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty and bring down everything...

Solid Support

By: Agie Ravalo They confronted me in the day of my calamity, But the Lord was my support. 2 Samuel 22:19 (NKJV) How many times have we experienced...

Challenged Champion III

By: Ely Lagajino …be sure your sin will find you out. Number 32:23 (NKLV) Our teacher, Mr. Cruz, gave us time to review our lesson. He adopted...

Challenged Champion II

By: Ely Lagajino Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy. Proverbs 28:13 (NIV) It was a sad moment...

Challenged Champion I

By: Ely Lagajino Pride will destroy a person; a proud attitude leads to ruin.Proverbs 16: 18 (NCV) At lunch break in a provincial public elementary school,...

Funny Fare

By: Ely Lagajino Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each other. Colossians...

Slighting Son

By: Ely Lagajino Honor your father and mother so that you may live long in the land your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 (NIV)...

Faithful Flood II

By: Ely Lagajino Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. John 1:3 (NIV) God gave Noah assurance...

Faithful Flood I

By: Ely Lagajino “Follow my decrees and be careful to obey my laws, and you will live safely in the land.” Leviticus 25:18 (NIV) The...

Notable Numbers

By: Ely Lagajino You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect. Luke 12:40 (ESV) There...

JESS OR JESUS?

By: Jeruel Ibañez “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”  Philippians...

WILY WISEGUY – III

By: Ely Lagajino …Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those…who persecute you. Matthew...

WILY WISEGUY – II

By: Ely Lagajino Do not be afraid of them for I am with you, and will rescue you, declares the Lord. Jeremiah 1:8 (NIV) The...

WILY WISEGUY – I

By: Ely Lagajino Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9 (NIV) I went to my hometown in the...

QUASI QUARANTINE – II

By: Ely Lagajino He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.  Psalm 91:1 (NIV) When Noah...

QUASI QUARANTINE – I

By: Ely Lagajino Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and your household, for you alone I have seen to be righteous...

SMART SAILBOAT

By: Ely Lagajino Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will...

JESTING JACKPOT

By: Ely Lagajino The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble. Proverbs 21:5 (NLT)...

PECULIAR PILOT – II

By: Ely Lagajino And Jesus answered and said to them, “Truly I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt…it will happen....

PECULIAR PILOT – I

By: Ely Lagajino Therefore, let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle...

Philippines Hosts 265 Paper Presentations

Two hundred sixty-five (265) researches from 33 schools are featured in 59 parallel sessions of paper presentations in the 6th International Scholars Conference (6ISC) hosted...

Cavite World Class Choirs Win in Varna, Bulgaria

Imusicapella of Imus Cavite, and Philippine Meistersingers (PMS), former AUP Ambassadors, of Silang, Cavite bagged major awards in the recently concluded 39th International May Choir...