James 1:1-4 Refining faith God’s way.

Zach (my son-in-law) was telling me the other day that the first couple of weeks at the Gym in the new year are particularly busy but that quickly trails off as people begin to realize the perseverance it takes to retain never mind grow healthy muscle tone. Those muscles don’t happen over night.  Sometimes people […]

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Luke 17:11-19 Healing Graces

Lately I’ve been counting my blessings as I’ve been privileged to see God answer prayer in so many ways.  Those of you who are connected by Facebook to Sylvia’s page have seen several testimonies of God’s wonderful grace.  The one from Kamloops of the young lady who clearly doesn’t know Jesus but was prayed for […]

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Luke 10:38-42 Just do something?

As I sat down to write this morning’s sermon I thought of at least ten things that I could have been doing in that time. Each thing calling and demanding my time away from sitting and waiting upon the Lord.  And each of them seemed very good…well most of them, at one point the thought […]

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A Study on Ephesians (Chapter 3)

The Messenger 1   Introduction We are going to turn our thoughts now to the third and final chapter under the doctrinal section of the letter to the Ephesians. It is a chapter that falls into four main themes: Paul’s concern for his readers (verses 1 and 13); Confirmation of Paul’s special calling to “make […]

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A Study on Ephesians (Chapter 2)

The Messenger 2 Introduction For as long as we live in this 4-dimensional world of space and time there is going to be an ongoing struggle between faith and our senses. Let me illustrate what I mean. Jesus said “Lo, I am with you all the days – perpetually, uniformly and on every occasion – […]

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A study on Ephesians (Chapter 1)

  The Messenger 1 Introduction In the 90’s stereograms, you may recall, were all the rage. A stereogram, of course, is just the fancy name for a 3D image hidden within another picture. When you first look at the picture it appears as nothing more than a meaningless jumble of lines and colours. It does […]

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