Life Issues

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How faith impacts the way one lives ones life and the questions that may make one question their faith.

Sorry seems to be the hardest word

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It’s sad, so sad (so sad) It’s a sad, sad situation And it’s getting more and more absurd It’s sad, so sad (so sad) Why can’t we talk it over? Oh it seems to me, That sorry seems to be the hardest word. Elton John & Bernie Taupin Why does ‘sorry’ seem to be the […]

What is the point?

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For many of us 2020 has been a year of mixed emotions which has left us perplexed. I work in a fairly large office and with a diverse group of people.  It is interesting to listen to conversations and be part of others.  One conversation the other day I was involved in made me stop […]

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 […]

The Peace of God

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Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of […]

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 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, […]

Are you afraid?

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What are you afraid of? A survey completed in 2018 found that at least in the United States, fear is on the rise. The top fear was of corrupt government officials, and other fears were the environment, not having enough money in the future, and those we love becoming ill or dying. It is understandable […]

Keeping the Sabbath Today

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The Sabbath in the Life of the Lord Jesus Christ Strange things about this day begin to emerge in the Gospels. Jesus taught in the synagogues on the sabbath, of course (Mark 1:21; Luke 4:16,31), as did the apostles later (Acts 13:14,42,44; 16:13; 17:2; 18:4), but this proves nothing in the case, save that the […]