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East, West, and the True God

There Is One God The God of the whole earth, the God of the Bible, is not the God only of the West. As a matter of fact, people in the West have not usually had a true picture of God because they have not read and obeyed the Bible. And the God of the…

Combine God’s Word with Faith

Today’s Scripture is Hebrews 3:6-19, 4:12. ‘But Christ is faithful as a son over God’s house. We are his house if we continue to come boldly to God. We must also hold on to the hope we take pride in. 7 The Holy Spirit says, “Listen to his voice today. 8 If you hear it, don’t…

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The Foundation for No-Fear Living

Ephesians 3:12 ‘In Christ we can come before God with freedom and without fear. We can do this through faith in Christ.’ What were the first words the angels said after Jesus rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!” What were the first words Jesus said after He rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!”…

Stewardship Principles that Make a Difference

Learning about and practicing stewardship is a lifelong process. Stewardship is more than raising money; it is God’s way of raising Christians. Let me give you 10 principles that show us why every Christian ought to be a good steward of all that God has entrusted to us! RADICAL STEWARDSHIP PRINCIPLES 1. The Who’s in…

Drawing Near to God

James 4:8 Here we are given a wonderful invitation and a glorious promise. The invitation is to draw near to God. The promise is God will draw near to you. If anyone of us received a personal invitation from the Prime Minister of Canada, or if perhaps the Queen of England personally invited us to…

Four Tests of a Real Believer

We’re going to look at the four tests of a real believer and at the life of Abraham. He is an example of the four ways that God tests our faith. Abraham, in his lifetime, went through four major tests and, although your circumstances will vary, I guarantee you that you will go through these…

Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

One day Sir Lionel Luckhoo, one of the most successful lawyers of all times, was challenged by someone to take his monumental legal analysis powers and to apply them to the evidence of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and come to a conclusion. He spent several years of his life studying the historical record. I…

If I Believe, Why Do I Still Doubt?

I want to talk today about a topic that is relevant for every single person here whether you’re a Christian or not. It is a topic that will affect us sometime in our life. We all wrestle with that to some degree. Let me read you a part of a letter written to the pastor…

Does Prayer Make Any Difference?

Christianity does not promise that you will have every question fully answered to your satisfaction before you die, but the answers it gives are consistently consistent. There may be paradoxes within Christian teaching and belief, but they are not conflicting or opposing to each other. There are those people who feel that Christianity has failed…