Christian Thought

God’s Flower Power

‘The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom. . . .” Isaiah 35:1-2a Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic sleuth once quipped: “Our highest assurance of ...

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What Kind of Soil Are You?

“Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed.” Mark 4:3 We respect the authority of the Word of God as the rule for faith and life. But why do we have the impression sometimes that the Word of God ...

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How then should we live?

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The sermon is based on Colossians 3: 1 – 14, delivered by Rev. Matthew VanLuik, Pastor at Grace Canadian Reformed Church, Brampton ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. How then should we live? 1. As one raised in Jesus Christ. 2. ...

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Jesus Christ – Source of My Delight

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The sermon is based on Psalm 16, delivered by Rev. Theo Wierenga, Maranatha CanRC, Fergus ON., Word and Spirit Ministries. The LORD is the source of all my delight. 1. Delight in God’s saints. 2. Delight in our inheritance. 3. ...

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Remembrance Day Reflections

True Freedom “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.”   Galatians 5:13 There is a close connection between physical freedom and spiritual freedom. ...

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An Easter Earthquake

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An Easter Earthquake “There was a violent earthquake.”                 Matthew 28:2a It wasn’t the first one. On Good Friday too, “the earth shook and the rocks split” (Matt 27:51). On Easter Sunday, it happened again: “There was a violent earthquake.” Why ...

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God’s Son Guarantees Life

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God’s Son Guarantees Life “But He answered, ‘You give them something to eat’.” Mark 6:37 Our text tells us about an impossible yet encouraging and promising meal. By feeding this crowd of more than 5,000 people, Jesus shows that God’s ...

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