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Resting in the Saviour’s Embrace


In one of those calendary coincidences that happen from time to time, Ash Wednesday coincides with Valentine’s Day this year. Part of me thinks that this is unfortunate. (“Attendance might be lower than usual at this year’s Ash Wednesday service,” … Continue reading

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A Beloved Child of God


And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” (Mark 1:11) What a wonderful joy it would be to hear words like that from a heavenly Father! Such words of … Continue reading

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God’s Greatest Gift of Love


Have you ever noticed how hard life is sometimes? Throughout this season leading up to Christmas, this season called Advent, we have been focusing on the themes of Hope, Peace and Joy. And those are all things for which we … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Mission: To Believe that God Loves Us


If one were to boil the message of Jesus down to one word, that word would be LOVE. God loves us. We see that most clearly in Jesus who gave up his life to set us free. The freedom that … Continue reading

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Love Will Save the World (John 4:16-26)


Love will save the world. That the world needs saving should not be in dispute. All one has to do is survey the news and see that there are constant concerns about wars or rumours of wars, there 65 million … Continue reading

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The Surprising Saviour


[Jesus said,] “But whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:14) As I read the Gospel accounts, … Continue reading

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Love Will Save the World


 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. (1 John 3:16) We cannot overstate the importance of love. Love will … Continue reading

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