John 3:8

The Wind Blows Wherever It Wants

The Wind Blows Wherever It Wants   We can never get enough of the Holy Spirit in our lives. We want the Holy Spirit to lead us so that we go in His direction, at His speed, in His time. The New Testament reveals four commands given to the Christian relating to the Holy Spirit….

The Force of a Belief

The Force of a Belief

Beliefs are views, guiding principles, judgments and decisions about ourselves, people close to us, our community and how the world functions.   Your beliefs filter what you see, hear and feel in the world around you and as a result determine the meaning you associate with an event. Your beliefs, whether they are limiting or…

How Big Is Your God

How Big Is Your God?

How Big Is Your God? Text: Genesis 41   “What’s your favourite attribute of God?”   God is: Perfect love Perfect justice Perfect wisdom Perfect holiness   How does one choose among the attributes of God? There are moments when you cling to God’s mercy as a drowning man clings to a life preserver. At…

1 Corinthians 15:3-4

The Creed

THE CREEDS   Introduction The term “creed” comes from the Latin word ‘credo’, which means, “I believe”. It describes a system of belief, a set of principles, and articles of faith. One of the most widely used creeds in Christianity is the Nicene Creed, first formulated in AD 325 at the First Council of Nicaea….

Proverbs 3-6

Finding God’s Will For Your Life

“Seek God’s will in all you do and He will direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:6)   Gloria Estavan, singer/song writer, in one of her songs she said, “We seal our fate by the choices we make.” Your decisions determine your destiny. Nowhere is that more true than your relationship to Christ. It is of utmost importance…

Jeremiah 3:33

Breakthrough Prayer

At the beginning of this New Year many questions may come to our mind. What will this New Year bring? What is going to happen in the world? What is going to happen in our lives? We can either approach this year with faith or with fear. We can say this is just going to…

Ephesians 5:16-17

Carpe Diem: Seize the Day

‘So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do.’ (Ephesians 5:15-17) There is no doubt that we live in very difficult times today. It has been only a…

Light

The Light Shines in the Darkness

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. God sent a man, John the Baptist, to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. The one who is the true light, who gives light…

Light of the world

Jesus, Light of the World

“Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12) What were you scared of when you were a child? We all know that we need to be careful what we let children watch and…

Why did Jesus have to die

Where Grace and Justice Meet

“and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, 25 whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God’s righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins. 26 It was to show…