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A Good Lesson From a Bad Example

One of the biggest issues Christians struggle with today is the obsession with what the world pursues. As the world promotes materialism and self, Christians fight to keep their hearts and minds focused on God. In essence, it hampers us from hearing what Jesus has to say. In Luke 12, a man interrupts Jesus’ sermon…

Giving it up for God’s Sake!

There used to be a Food Network show called, Glutton for Punishment, where the host, Bob Blumer, traveled around the world attempting different food related challenges. He set records for the most pizzas made in an hour as well as the most pancakes. At the time, he was the best at these two activities. Have…

Pursuing Your Real Treasure

How many of us have ever waved at someone¬†thinking it was somebody you knew only to discover it wasn’t? It’s kind of embarrassing isn’t it? Now imagine you are pursuing something in your life only to discover in the end that it was meaningless… how would that make you feel? In Luke 12, a man…

The Source of Our Blessings

In our Sunday School class yesterday, we had a good discussion on James 5:1-6. If you don’t know the passage, it is about a warning to those who are rich. For many of us in Canada, we don’t realize how well off we are. Yet, in spite of our affluence, we complain more about what…

Where Is My Joy?

This time of year is supposed to be filled with joy and happiness. Many of us take time off to spend with family and friends. We give and receive gifts as well as prepare special meals to be shared together. But for many of us, Christmas is are from joyful. We have the stresses of…