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IMG_3188.JPG October 25

From Sea To Sea

In the wake of the death of two Canadian soldiers, many politicians (and others) have stood before microphones and cited the expression which ‘geographically’ describes Canada, namely, “From Sea to Sea to Sea….” It would be politically incorrect today, I’m sure, to read Psalm 72, the psalm from which the “Dominion” of Canada derived its […]

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Heartaches, Broken Pieces, Ruined Lives

Over the past twenty-four hours this chorus, penned by the Gaithers, has been a source of reflection. The tragic news yesterday from Ottawa and earlier in the week from Quebec remind us of the urgent need for the gospel. Heartaches, broken pieces, ruined lives…..that sadly sums up much of what makes up our news. May […]

IMG_3160.PNG October 21

Only To Be What HE Wants Me To Be

A simple chorus has been a source for thought during these recent days. “Only to be what He wants me to be Every moment of every day. Yielding allegiance to Jesus alone Every step of this pilgrim way. Just to be clay in the potter’s hands, Ready to do His Word commands. Only to be […]

IMG_3145.PNG October 17

God Resists The Proud

Leadership is a dangerous responsibility – with the challenge of authority without authoritarianism, leadership without ‘lording it over,’ power without pride, shepherding with the temptation of only taking care of ourselves (Ezekiel 34:2). The list continues……. No leader has mastered leading, save Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd, the Great Shepherd, the Chief Shepherd. (Remember shepherd […]

Glorify October 15

The Catechism Got It Right!

The catechism got it right!   “The chief end of man is glorify God and to enjoy Him forever.”   So, how shall we then live?  How may the Triune God be glorified through my life?  Today’s hymn answers that question…. Oh, may my life be to Thy praise, O Father, In all I do may Thou […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise…..“ Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! We’re returning back from a trip to the USA and have a multitude of things to give thanks for to God. After all, isn’t thanksgiving a God-directed holiday? The rest of the world can celebrate “Turkey Day” but I choose […]

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He Who Finds A Wife

Thirty-one years ago today, I stood with my bride at the front of High Park Baptist Church and there we declared our vows to each other before God and the witnesses who had gathered. “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favour from the LORD.” (Prov. 18:22) One of the many […]


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