'Holy Spirit' tagged posts

The Gospel according to Peter

With Easter quickly approaching, we are coming to the pinnacle of the Christian calendar. As much as we celebrate the Incarnation at Christmas, it is Easter, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, where the miracle of the events of the Incarnation took effect. These events and their purpose are the gospel. Today, the gospel…

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 Church: God’s Strange Assortment

As a diabetic, I need to watch what I eat. I now read labels, examining protein amounts, carbohydrate and fibre amount to see if this food item fits into a healthier lifestyle. One of my favourite things to eat though does not fit into this category. One of my favourite treats is licorice allsorts. Now…

God’s Extraordinary Power

How many of us have ever taken on a challenge that we could not do by ourselves? Maybe it was a home project like putting together a BBQ or repairing something around the house. You start well, but soon find yourself over your head unable to continue without help. One of the earliest lessons we…

The Considerate Christian

If you ask a Canadian to describe themselves, many wouldn’t know how to answer. Some would point to the fact that we are not Americans! But if you ask people from other countries, the most common description of Canadians is they are nice. Canadians are generally nice people. If the same question were to be…