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How do you balance a Christian life while living in the world?

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This is a good question. How do we live, work and interact within our community, country, and the world, yet at the same time obey God and please him.   The earth, in Genesis chapter 6, was full of violence and wickedness. God told a man named Noah to build an ark because He was going […]

Bible Study: A quest for hidden treasure (Part 1)

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It has probably never been easier to study our Bibles. We are living in a time when the Bible is accessible in so many ways: we can read or listen to it in any number of different translations, we can get a list of verses instantly by doing a word or phrase search, we can easily […]

Child birth, labour pains, and a changing world!

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Does it seem that there are an increasing amount of disasters, crises and major issues in the world? Is it a case that the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the problems of everyday life and perhaps we only perceive more crises? Perhaps it is the increase in technology, need for global reporting and an increased access […]

“Jesus the Galilean”

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Galilee in the Bible Jesus was born in Bethlehem and spent part of his youngest years in Egypt, possibly Alexandria. But his step-father Joseph and likely his mother Mary were from Nazareth, in the region of Galilee. This put them several days’ journey north from Jerusalem, which was not only the location of the Temple […]

A World in Crisis: Jesus Said Redemption is Near

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The Lord Jesus Christ was well-aware of the future events regarding the earth. It was Jesus that spoke of the future destruction of the Jewish Temple almost 40 years before it occurred in A.D. 70 (Matthew 24; Mark 13; Luke 21). It was Jesus who gave the apostle John the revelation that bears the same […]

What does it mean to watch and pray?

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At the end of the Olivet prophecy, Jesus says: “Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is” (Mark 13:33 KJV). Jesus had just been describing to them the events that would shortly happen when the great buildings they had been admiring would be thrown down leaving not even one […]

The Promise of Eternal Life on Earth

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Jesus taught his disciples to pray, Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. (Bible, Matthew 6:9-10) Jesus is telling his disciples that the Kingdom of God is a future event and that it will be established on the earth. When […]

The Medicine of the Words we Use

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We have a large number of conversations in a day, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, via email, Facebook, audio/visual platforms, etc. The words we hear and see, speak and type provide a great amount of information and can have a profound effect on us and likewise our words can have a profound effect on others. […]

An anchor in times of uncertainty

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The current situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic raises anxiety, stress and fear. The disease is affecting every aspect of society, and not just in one city, province, state, territory or county, but throughout the world. There is so much uncertainty even with governments, healthcare organizations, businesses, educational institutions and citizens putting so many resources just […]

Have salt in yourselves

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Three times in his teaching Jesus refers to salt, and always in a figurative sense. The first is in the Sermon on the Mount, and follows immediately after the Beatitudes. Jesus had declared who are “blessed”; and all the Beatitudes until the last one were expressed objectively: “Blessed are the poor”; but in the last, […]