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    Contributing sermons since Feb 26, 2007
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Everton Community Church
Everton *Province/Other , N0B2K0
519-856-1185

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  • In The Midst Of Suffering

    Contributed on Feb 11, 2018
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    When suffering for righteousness sake, Christ promises to be with us “In the Midst of Suffering”.

    Charles Spurgeon once said that true love is measured by the degree to which the one loving is willing to subject (themselves) to crosses and losses, to suffering and self-denials. With love comes responsibility, and that responsibility is grounded in truth. What disturbs and disillusions those on ...read more

  • Manifestation Of Glory

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2018
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    Revelation 1:9-20 provides 1) The Setting for the vision (Revelation 1:9–11), it 2) Unfolds the vision itself (Revelation 1:12–16, 20), and it 3) Relates its effects (Revelation 1:17–19).

    A hate speech law that generated years of heated controversy over free speech before being repealed in 2013 could be making a comeback, at least in some form. Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act made it a discriminatory practice to convey messages over the phone or internet that contain ...read more

  • The Alpha & The Omega

    Contributed on Feb 7, 2018
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    1) Necessity (Revelation 1:7a), 2) Glory (Revelation 1:7b), 3) Scope, Response (Revelation 1:7c), and 4) Certainty (Revelation 1:8) of the Alpha & the Omega.

    Productivity experts advise clients on ways to efficiently operate to maximize effectiveness. Stephen Covey, in his work: “The 7 habits of Highly Effectively People”, in habit 2, notes that people should: “Begin with the end in mind”. He said that “if your ladder is not leaning against the right ...read more

  • The Battle Cry Of Love

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2018
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    In Revelation 2:1-7 Christ sees not only our works but our heart. As believers He calls us back to our first love in a Battle Cry of Love. Christ clarifies His expectation for the church.

    Today is Super Bowl Sunday, and it’s obvious that a lot of people really love this day. Some love the pure competition of football. Others, are Patriots or Eagles fans. Some paid out as much as $10 000US for a ticket. Some love to tailgate party, others are looking forward to eating their body ...read more

  • Soon & Very Soon

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2018
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    In Revelation 1:1-6, believers can experience grace and peace through understanding the 1) Prologue (Revelation 1:1-2), 2) People (Revelation 1:3-4) and 3) Praise (Revelation 1:5-6) to the One who is coming “Soon and Very Soon”.

    Following the many year-end recaps, are the new year projections. Everyone from economists, politicians, meteorologists, farmers to everyday families attempt to look at past data related to present circumstances. Naturally, they seek to glean useful information from that data in order to make ...read more

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  • Security

    Contributed on Jun 28, 2009
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    SECURITY Consider this story in relying upon God: The 3-year-old felt secure in his father’s arms as Dad stood in the middle of the pool. But Dad, for fun, began walking slowly toward the deep end, gently chanting, “Deeper and deeper and deeper,” as the water rose higher and higher on the child. ...read more

  • Your Grumbling Goes With You

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
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    YOUR GRUMBLING GOES WITH YOU There was a boy named Grumble Tone who ran away to sea, "I’m sick of things on land," he said, "as sick as I can be; A life upon the bounding wave will suit a lad like me!" The seething ocean billows failed to stimulate his mirth, For he did not like the vessel, ...read more

  • 1938 God Moves In Mysterious ...

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
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    1938 God Moves In Mysterious Ways At age 32, William Cowper passed through a great crisis in his life. He tried to end his life by taking laudanum. Then he hired a horse-drawn cabbie, ordering the driver to take him to the Thames, intending to throw himself from the bridge. It was one of London’s ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of Trying To Cover Up Our Sin Is ...

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2009
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    The foolishness of trying to cover up our sin is well illustrated with the story of the drunk husband who snuck up the stairs quietly. He looked in the bathroom mirror and bandaged the bumps and bruises he’d received in a fight earlier that night. He then proceeded to climb into bed, smiling at the ...read more

  • Traders Vs. ...

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2009
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    Traders vs. Investors We all have seen the effect of those who have given up on the economy. In his newspaper column called “Market Report,” Bill Barnhart once explained the difference between investors and traders in the stock market. “A trader in a stock,” writes Barnhart, “is making ...read more