June 17th, 2023
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The Lord God claims his right as a father to his people. And he expects the honour that should be due him as a loving father who provides for his family. His example is the one that he calls all fathers to emulate. So what advice does he give to fathers when it comes to teaching and nurturing children in the way of the Lord? What approach and attitude should motivate fathers and what are the vital lessons they should be transmitting to their children. Join us for a journey through the scriptures that we might better understand our responsibilities as parents in preparing our children to meet life’s challenges. More
June 17th, 2023
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Consider God’s attitude towards pride and all of its related attributes and actions.
June 3rd, 2023
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The picture of who are qualified to be saints and what will their responsibilities be in the future is very fuzzy in the minds of many believers. Jeff examines the scriptures and walks through the many things that saints will be doing when Christ returns as King of Kings. Come along on this exploration of the promises of Jesus Christ to his disciples. Consider the evidence of the writings of Paul, Luke, and John relating to the time of the restoration of all things. And, read the witness of the prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Zechariah and Micah who outline the events that will transpire at the return of the Messiah. Join our live stream for those who love and live the biblical scriptures. More
May 28th, 2023
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Pentecost – Ruth’s Story
The story of Ruth embodies vital truths relating to the Feast of Pentecost. It invites us to examine the relationship between God’s covenants with the nation and with individuals. God’s word provides the instructions we need to keep this holy time for all generations, so we can consider God’s message for our time. The book of Ruth was traditionally read during this harvest festival and it reminded the people of their duty to care for the poor and the foreigner. The topic of gleaning as a way of providing charity for the needy was intimately tied to Pentecost/Feast of Firstfruits.
But Ruth’s personal story goes beyond these surface connections to embody the essence of God’s nature and his purpose. More
May 27th, 2023
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The apostle Paul readily admitted that it was not his motivational speaking that had brought so many Gentiles into a knowledge of the hope of the gospel. Rather these new converts were being convicted by the spirit of God. The Spirit of God had worked in their minds so they could renounce their past, put away their sinful lifestyles, and embrace a totally new way of living
These changes were not without their challenges and often left new believers in difficult situations in a society that was wholly absorbed in pagan thought. But God’s spirit in them would be the power they needed to resist outside influences, while being transformed spiritually on the ‘inside.’ Paul’s audience was familiar with temple worship, so Paul used this idea but totally reframed it to help the Gentiles understand God’s plan. No longer would they ‘go to the temple’ for they themselves were temples of the Holy Spirit and had been purchased by God with Christ’s sacrifice. Now they were to live new lives empowered by the Spirit to take care of the ‘temple’ of their mind and body. And why? God had work for them to accomplish through his spirit. Take a walk with us through the scriptures to gain a deeper understanding of the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of every child of God. More
May 6th, 2023
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The recent coronation of King Charles III and his duty to reign justly bring to mind God’s instructions to kings and the hope that Christians have of the return of the King of Kings. The modern Oath that the king affirms has many valuable components. However, curiously, the promise to honour God and the law of God are seemingly in opposition to the promise to promote the state church. Jeff considers some of the aspects of the scriptures that highlight this irony and that would pose a dilemma for any king. More
April 26th, 2023
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God – Healer and Provider
One of the great lessons of the Exodus was that God would provide. He would be their leader and guide to the promised land and he could be trusted to keep his promises. One of those promises was that the people would not suffer all the diseases of Egypt and its culture. But this would also be a test of the people and their willingness to follow God’s guidance and obey his instructions. More