Gratitude or Love

As Christians, we are supposed to love God, but how many of us actually know why we love God? Sometimes we get confused between the gift and the giver and we tend to value the gifts and the promises more than we value the actual One who gives them to us. So we need to … Continue reading Gratitude or Love

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God says “Keep the Peace”

This world is corrupt with sin and sickness and it's bringing fear upon people everywhere. The Ten Commandments are being replaced with "rights" and with "privilege" to those with money and power, making God's law of no effect. The time we're living in is bringing sorrows and hardships and now more than ever before, we need to obey God and keep the peace. … Continue reading God says “Keep the Peace”

Yes, God Hates Some Things!

The impression of God in this new age is that His only character is love. He loves everyone, accepts everything and has made a home in Heaven for all of us. We're led to believe that if we are a real Christian then we, too, will love everyone and accept everyone as equally loved by … Continue reading Yes, God Hates Some Things!

Misguided Treasures

Many Christians look for the confirmation of God's love in the big things in life; things such as cars, financial freedom, material blessings, a great job and even social status. But we will never see God when we have to look through "things" to find Him. Sometimes our priorities get twisted and we actually believe … Continue reading Misguided Treasures

God is Greater than the Attack!

Sometimes it's really hard to be joyful. We're attacked from different directions and we get knocked down, and the joy we once had slowly oozes out of us. Maybe we had plans for that extra bit of money that came in and it got sucked away by an unexpected bill. Or maybe a health issue … Continue reading God is Greater than the Attack!

Abusing God’s Love for Personal Gain

Nothing excites the heart more than love. Nothing quiets a restless spirit more than love. And nothing gives us the confidence to endure trials and temptations more than love. Life is all about love and, in fact, the entire theme of the Bible is love - God’s love for us. Yet, many people miss God because … Continue reading Abusing God’s Love for Personal Gain

Don’t Get Caught in the Doorway

 So many Christians are standing in the doorway between this world and Heaven without truly knowing Jesus and just trusting that they’ll make it in when the time comes. But this is really one doorway that you don’t want to get stuck in, especially if the door closes when you're not looking. It’s like standing … Continue reading Don’t Get Caught in the Doorway

The Boundaries of Love

When we think of the word “love” our minds reflect on several aspects of love in our own lives. We have a love for our spouse, which is a strong heartfelt bond that’s greater than any other human relationship, and we have a love for our children that is equal in commitment and totally unconditional. … Continue reading The Boundaries of Love

Are You a Real Christian or a Wannebee?

There are many Christians who really don’t know if they’re saved or not. One of the biggest reasons for this is that they don’t study the Bible and have no idea who God really is or who Jesus is. They don’t understand grace and much of their limited knowledge of Him is lost in the … Continue reading Are You a Real Christian or a Wannebee?

Being Thankful Just One Day a Year

Like most other Canadians, I joined in with the traditional celebration of Thanksgiving this past weekend and there was so much that I had to be thankful for. I have so many wonderful blessings from God and I’m grateful for every one of them. I have to pinch myself sometimes to realize that I’m alive … Continue reading Being Thankful Just One Day a Year

Hurting Words

We’ve all been there and we’ve all done it. We’ve said things that we wished later we hadn’t said. Our emotions overcame us and we spoke hurting words. When we’re hurting inside and we can’t deal with the things that have come upon us, sometimes out of frustration we’ll shout out or speak words that … Continue reading Hurting Words

Who is the Real Jesus?

The world is becoming overwhelmed with people preaching the gospel and proclaiming Jesus as their Lord. There are countless establishments being built across the globe to glorify God and to bring Christians into the fold. Yet, instead of the global Christians uniting in thought and heart toward God, there is a great division among them. Why? It's because … Continue reading Who is the Real Jesus?

Love Isn’t Love Until You Give it Away

“Love isn't love until you give it away”. It's an old saying that's been passed down through the ages, but what does it mean? Love is a commitment of the heart that we have towards someone and this begins with our love for God. In Mark 12:30 we are told to “...love the Lord our … Continue reading Love Isn’t Love Until You Give it Away

Love Gives us Strength

Love gives us the strength to overcome adversity in our lives because it's the foundation of our being that presents us with a purpose. And when we have a purpose, the love within us becomes an unbeatable force. When children grow up together in families they often remain close friends throughout life because there's a … Continue reading Love Gives us Strength

Love is a Passion Fruit

The Bible says in Galatians 5:22 that love is one of the fruits of the Spirit, and in fact, it's listed as the first fruit, which indicates that it's a priority. It's one of the virtues or the characteristics that make up the wholeness of the Spirit of God; a virtue that we could refer to as … Continue reading Love is a Passion Fruit

Why Do We Need to Love God?

Many religious denominations teach us that obedience is the key to a successful Christian life, but obedience is only one of the contributing factors; it's not the main issue. For a healthy Christian life we need to love God. It's not difficult to develop a love for God when we understand who He is and what He … Continue reading Why Do We Need to Love God?