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Satan's Field Day

January 5, 2014

Many years ago, Edmund Burke, a British statesman, said, "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." One just has to watch the news on the television, read the newspaper, or listen to people's …( read more )

The Star On The Christmas Tree

December 17, 2010

I would have been around eight years old as one particular Christmas was approaching. We lived in the Parkdale area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Our old rented house on Roncesvalles Avenue was a quaint house, as I remember it, with … (read more)

Straight Paths For Jesus

February 17, 2010

My son is a power station boilermaker, a maintenance engineer. He is "a maintenance man" in every sense of the phrase. In every aspect of his life, he is a very practical and regular "Mr. Fix-It". He saves many people, … (read more)

Messiah's Mission

December 30, 2009

Early in 2009, an e-mail friend asked me this question: "If you had a loudspeaker, what would you say into it to the Christian and secular world?" My response was that with my Bible in my right hand and the … (read more)

Salvationists

December 7, 2009

When I was a teenager in Scotland, I worshipped with the Salvation Army. My best friend at the time, George, had joined the Salvationists, and was a great trumpet player. He always seemed to have a good attitude, was very … (read more)

Waiting Expectantly

December 14, 2008

I wonder what would happen if we were to celebrate Advent every day. Most of us think about Advent when we see the candles being lit in church on Sunday mornings. Some of us even think that Advent is the … (read more)

The Awesome Work In Preparation

December 3, 2006

Through this past year, many of us have had things for which we made preparations. Personally, I prepared myself for a graduation that took two years of effort before the day became a reality. Others have prepared for things like … (read more)

Joint Heirs With Christ

December 1, 2004

During Advent, I read a devotional that told about John the Baptist calling for people to repent. The music in the background was "Hark! the herald angels sing." We had just received the news from our son that their precious … (read more)

Giving And Receiving

May 15, 2004

For a short time, some years ago, I served as a hospice volunteer. Some of my most treasured keepsakes, not counting the wonderful memories, came from these people who were my patients. One lady crocheted to pass the time during … (read more)

How Much Have You Contributed?

October 30, 2000

Recently, I received a statement of my contributions to our national pension plan, which stated that should my earnings continue at the level at which they have since I was 18, I could receive a retirement pension of $170.59. If … (read more)

Prepare for Christmas

December 7, 1999

The season of Advent has always been a favourite time for my family and me. I think we've always liked this time of year because it helps us to stop long enough to think about why we celebrate Christmas. If … (read more)

Shoes

June 23, 1997

As Ghandi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped off and landed on the track. He was unable to retrieve it as the train was moving. To the amazement of his companions, Ghandi calmly took off … (read more)

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