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Truth

If Christianity were true, would you believe? Maybe you find that a difficult question to answer. Of course, we thing that anything which is true, should be believed. And yet...

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On into 2019

A year’s end brings with it the pondering of life. Why are we here? What is time all about? A younger person eagerly looks forward to what lies ahead: graduation, career opportunities, relationships. A middle-aged person is hopeful things will ...

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Being Gracious in Our Judgments

Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and ...

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Teaching Sound Doctrine

Teaching Sound Doctrine as Redeemed Servants This is the abridged version of a speech that was given at the Convocation evening of the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary, September 10, 2010. The following is a true story. Back on December 29, ...

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A Servant Prays

A Servant Prays “Bring joy to your servant, for to you, O Lord, I lift up my soul.” Psalm 86:4 Prayer is an important part of your life as a Christian. Through prayer, you can thank and praise God and ...

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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 is this important ...

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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 power alone sustains life. ...

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Raised to Life

“We will certainly also be united with Him in his resurrection.” Romans 6:5b Jesus Christ was not the only one who arose on Easter morning. That is Paul’s emphatic argument in Romans 6: when Christ died on the cross, the ...

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Your Labour Prompted by Love

 “… your labour prompted by love…” 1 Thessalonians 1:3 Writing first about work produced by faith, Paul now turns to labour prompted by love.  Labour is a much more intense word than work.  It involves putting greater effort into that ...

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