Grace And Repropation “What if God, desiring to s…

Grace And Repropation “What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction, in order to make known the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory—even us whom he has called, not from the Jews only but …

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Third time in Ironman: Triathlete dies

CEBU, Philippines – A 47-year-old athlete in the Ironman race in Cebu did not make it to shore as he died during the 1.9 kilometer swim off Mactan Island yesterday morning. The athlete, Eric Nadal Mediavillo, reportedly died of cardiac arrest. He was declared dead on arrival at 8:45 a.m. at the Mactan Doctors Hospital. “We are deeply saddened to …

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Eight Augustinians ordained

CEBU, Philippines – At least eight deacons belonging to the Order of Saint Augustine (O.S.A.) joined the priesthood in a ceremony at the Basilica del Santo Niño de Cebu last Sunday, with Cebu Archbishop José Palma as ordaining prelate. The ecclesiastical seat of the religious order in the country is the Augustinian Province of Sto. Niño de Cebu based at …

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A speed train engineer, now a hotelier

GABOR Bors, resident manager of Radisson Blu Cebu, studied math and physics in college in his country, Romania, then went on to become an engineer specializing in high speed trains. He worked only one day as such, for, as he related, a five-star hotel was recruiting people to man a new hotel it was opening and specified that only those …

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Tim Reed wins 3rd Ironman 70.3 title

TIM Reed of Australia won the men’s pro division of the 2017 Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines on Sunday, August 6 held in Mactan, Cebu. Reed completed the 1.9-kilometer swim, 90K bike and 21K run with an unofficial time of 3 hours and 54 minutes. This year’s competition is Reed’s third straight win in Cebu. Xterra world champion Mauricio Mendez of …

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INFERIOR MISGIVINGS ABOUT JESUS “Sir, Thou hast n…

INFERIOR MISGIVINGS ABOUT JESUS “Sir, Thou hast nothing to draw with.” John 4:11 “I am impressed with the wonder of what God says, but He cannot expect me really to live it out in the details of my life!” When it comes to facing Jesus Christ on His own merits, our attitude is one of pious superiority – Your ideals …

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Mandaue opens ‘food park’

CEBU, Philippines – The Mandaue City government has officially opened its “food park” to the public, showcasing the homegrown flavors of Filipino cuisine. The Mandaue Food Park, which sits in front of the Mandaue City Hall, was opened Thursday night and will operate until the end of the month in time for the business month celebration. The food market will …

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Fire leaves 8 families homeless in Talisay City

CEBU, Philippines – At least five houses were damaged by fire caused by a broken primary line of Visayan Electric Company in Barangay San Isidro, Talisay City Friday afternoon. Senior Fire Officer 2 Rudolfo Luage said the broken line landed at the residential area in Sitio Isla Verde causing the blaze. It started at the house of Joel Francisco and …

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