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Be an Encourager

1 Thessalonians 5:11 says, “Encourage one another and build one another up.” In the book of Acts, we are introduced to a man named Joseph, but he was better known as Barnabas or the “son of encouragement.” He was a man who loved God and saw himself as someone called to help others in their…

Essentials to Prayer

Jesus exemplified a meaningful prayer life. He took regular time to pray often escaping away by Himself to spend time with His Father. Prayer was an important aspect of His life and ministry. Jesus saw prayer as a time of refreshment, an opportunity for communion, and to intercede to God on the behalf of others.…

Jesus, our High Priest

Have you ever been given an important message to deliver? In the Bible, the person that was given that responsibility was the prophet. Their function was to deliver the word of God to people. The function of the priest is to provide access to God for the people. On Mount Sinai, God gave Moses the…

It is Settled

When we lived in Calgary, our home was located in one of the city’s most coveted neighbourhoods. People drove nice cars and many lived in massive homes. The sad part of living in a community like that is when people would come home, they would drive into their garages and you would never see them…

Once and For All

Most of us like to live a settled life. We like to have a place that we can call home and to which we can safely retreat at the end of a long day. We like to know that we will receive a paycheck on a particular day, and we do not like to guess…