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The Benefit Of Christmas

December 1, 2015

Advent begins the countdown to Christmas. In the church, Advent marks the beginning of a new year. Similarly, the Jewish new year and the Chinese new year do not align with the first of January — the new year on our ordinary calendars. …( read more )

Cross, Cleft, Rock

September 22, 2011

Many years ago, I heard a preacher present a riveting sermon on the sufferings of Jesus Christ, beginning with His agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, through His trial, scourging, and ultimate suffering and death on the cross by crucifixion. … (read more)

Glimpses Of Truth

April 25, 2011

The foundation of the Christian message is the historical resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Lord conquered death as He had promised. He was seen by a number of people on several occasions following His resurrection. One such occasion, was on … (read more)

For Zion's Sake

October 3, 2010

Current events in Israel remind me of an old cartoon I saved depicting modern day news in the language of Scripture. While the cartoon makes light of the serious ongoing conflict in the Middle East, it clearly demonstrates how little … (read more)

Blessed Are The Merciful

May 3, 2010

Through God's perfectly gracious mercy to me thirty years ago, I was given a lastingly grateful heart, ever growing in thanksgiving, praise, and worship. Through my family's godly mercy I was given their total "let's not remember" forgiveness, and shared … (read more)

The Rite Of Spring

May 4, 2008

In Ontario, as the ice-covered streams and lakes begin to melt, we call it "the spring break-up". This year, it came with ease. Many of us are glad to think, "Off with winter and all that snow!" Yet, how damaging … (read more)

Cornerstone

December 7, 2007

It seems that the world is beginning to feel stressed out about Christmas, and there isn't any fun in it anymore. Recent news items and magazine articles appear to be bewailing the fact that Christmas is putting so much pressure … (read more)

Listening

March 26, 2006

Colleen was past two years old and just didn't talk. We were beginning to worry, although she could say the usual "Mamma", "Daddy", etc. We had been to visit grandparents three hours away. Coming home through the dusk, we rounded … (read more)

Ploughing Ahead

March 18, 2005

Beginning in winter and continuing through until spring, the farmers in the west of Scotland plough their land. The ground is hard, but the farmers are determined to have the soil exposed to the elements, so that it will break … (read more)

Lost Sheep – Where Are Your Resting Places?

November 22, 2003

Recently I forgot where my resting place was. When Sunday came, my husband asked if I was going to church. As I had not been well all week, I felt more like staying in bed. I did get up, and … (read more)

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