Be Wise About the Worship of God

The scripture for today is Colossians 3:15-16. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and…

Be Wise About the Will of God

The scripture for today is Ephesians 5:8-20. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 11 Have nothing to do with the…

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter…

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…

The Four Comings of Christ

The Bible text that we will focus on today is Luke 2:1-20. The Bible talks about the four comings of Christ.   1. The Coming of the Baby in Bethlehem We have read about this in Luke 2. While there is a simplicity of the telling of the story in the gospels we never can…

Christ Has Redeemed Us from the Curse of Death

‘Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.”’ (Galatians 3:13) ‘For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.’ (Romans 6:23)   The first…

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…

The Hope for You to Change

“God blesses those people who grieve. They will find comfort.”  (Matthew 5:4) We all have some unhealthy areas in our lives. Habits, hurts and hang ups that mess us up. The first step to healing is the most difficult step for many people because it means being honest about our pain, honest about our hang-ups, honest…

Restoring Your Passion for Life

Mark 12:30-31 The impetus behind all great art, all great music, all great literature, the driving force behind all great drama and all great architecture is passion. Passion makes things great. Passion is what mobilizes armies to sacrifice of themselves in battle. Passion is what enables and drives scientists to find new cures to dreaded…