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Perfected Love

I have been preaching out of Galatians for the last few months. Sharing out of chapter 5, we discovered that living a life of love fulfils the law. I started to think about love and I was drawn to 1 John. Here, John calls us to love God and one another in what he calls…

Benefiting from Jesus’ Suffering

I believe that everything in the universe was created by God, therefore, I believe the entire universe exists to display the glory and grace of God. Now it might be simpler to say that the entire universe exists to display the greatness of the glory of God, but the Bible is more specific. The glory…

Born Again

Just over 2 weeks ago, our third grandchild, Alistair came into the world. It was a snowy “summer” day in Edmonton. As far as births go, his entrance into the world was fairly typical and uneventful. There were no complications and he went home with his parents the next day. As he grows up, he…

The Resurrection Changes Everything

Growing up, all of us have seen movies that have both inspired and terrified us. Many directors possess the skills to take our imaginations to new heights. Steven Spielberg was one of the best ones. He directed movies such as E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jaws forming almost the perfect trifecta of entertainment. Childhood…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

When I was growing up, every year we had to go the cemetery and pay our respects to the ancestors. It was based on the Chinese calendar and almost always ended up around Easter. There we would give an offering of rice, an orange, an apple, a shot of tea and an alcoholic beverage, and…