Advent

Advent is a pretty common element of the Christmas season but there are so nuances of Advent that we don’t often think about. The word “advent” does not appear in our Bible but it is derived from the Latin word adentus, meaning “coming” which in Greek is the word...

Thanksgiving: The Mark of True Believers

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6 One of the privileges of this time of year is Thanksgiving; for us Canadians this is our second go-around...

The Person Who Sins Will Die

The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself – Ezekiel...

The Afflictions of Life

I am the man who has seen affliction because of the rod of His wrath. He has driven me and made me walk in darkness and not in light. Surely against me He has turned His hand repeatedly all the day. He has caused my flesh and my skin to waste away, He has broken my...

Are There Really Angels?

For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”? And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God’s angels worship him.” Hebrews...