Christian Living

Sifted Like Wheat

I told everyone, “Satan does not take a summer vacation!” If only I had remembered my own warning. I’ve entitled this summer, Sifted Like Wheat. Complete with multiple opportunities to become hurt, angry – offended!  Tested and failed Enduring love for others testifies that a person is living in light of the future. Where love…

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While we were still sinners

While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Come with me to a trial. True story! It happened in secret, at night. Trials never happen at night. But this one is different. This is the one where Jesus, the Son of God, stands on trial. Watch as faces glow red, and pumping…

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Be patient while evil prevails.

With the recent news of New York’s horrific, new abortion laws fresh on my mind, I’m extremely heavy-hearted. No doubt, you are too. As Christians, how are we to respond to such terrible injustice? Psalm 37:7, reminds us… Be patient while evil prevails (my paraphrase). What? Patient? Yes, and here’s why… Our teacher, Israel Isaiah…

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How Should We Respond to this Troubled Culture?

Protest

God’s plan for this troubled culture There’s no debate, even from unbelievers, we are in the midst of a deeply troubled culture-war. Additionally, the trouble has encroached on church territory. Worldly philosophies have been adopted by Christians, at an alarming rate. How should you and I respond to this troubled culture? Isaiah reveals God’s plan.…

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What’s at the root of your favouritism?

We all have the human tendency to set some people on a pedestal, while showing disregard to others. We can justify our feelings, for sure. But, what does the Bible say about showing partiality? What’s at the root of your favouritism? James reminds you and I that we cannot claim to be a Christian and,…

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What To Do When You Have Doubts

From the fist sentence in James epistle, to the very last, James calls the believer to live with integrity. No matter what. James’ words almost seem merciless, scolding those who experience doubt, especially given their circumstances (trials of various kinds). Yet, nothing could be further from the truth. In love, James gives insight to those…

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FaithWorks: Book of James Bible Study

Welcome to FaithWorks: The Book of James Bible Study I want to begin our study with two simple questions: 1). If you never told a single person that you were a follower of Christ, would they know you were anyway? 2). Would the people who know what God is like, based on they way you…

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Simon of Cyrene meets Jesus

Simone of Cyrene meets Jesus. A powerful story of what it might have been like to be Simon of Cyrene. This is a reminder to all that it was not Jesus’ own cross He carried, it was yours. It was mine. Good Friday marks the day when wrath and mercy met at the cross. That’s…

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How Do I Keep In Step With The Spirit?

Without the Holy Spirit, it’s impossible to be a Christian. We know that faith in Christ is the non-negotiable means for salvation. Similarly, faith in the indwelling of the Holy Spirit as the essential provision for sanctification, is required. However, if having the Holy Spirit was all that was required, much of the New Testament…

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Righteousness: It’s the goal for every Christian

Rigtheousness: It’s the goal for every Christian. How do we reach that goal? What resources do we have to help us be successful? Key verse: For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness. For in Christ neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through…

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