Contributed on Feb 21, 2011
Part 1 of Lord's Prayer Sermon Series
I love the internet! I now can access information that fifteen years ago would have been difficult to find or a long time in arriving. For example, I no longer have to wait for the Seminary library to snail-mail me books and papers on subjects I’m interested in. If I can’t simply ...read more
Contributed on Mar 8, 2011
Show the Holiness of Your Reputation 1) To me 2) Through me
Apparently more than 10 million people a day check out eBay, that online auction website where you can buy anything from a broken laser pointer (the first eBay item ever offered for sale) to a jet (the most costly item purchased on eBay). If you’re not among the 10 million shoppers on eBay, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2011
We want God's kingdom to come to our hearts to se up his royal reign.
Do you know how World War II started? Germany invaded Poland. Most people remember that from high school history but do you know why Germany invaded Poland? They were invited to do so. At least that’s what Hitler wanted the world to believe. On the night of August 31st, 1939, a small group of ...read more
Contributed on Mar 21, 2011
Sermon on Third Petition of Lord's Prayer: “Your Will Be Done On Earth As It Is In Heaven”
How would you finish this sentence? “I want to be like…” When I was in junior high everyone on my basketball team would have said, “I want to be like Mike,” Michael Jordan that is. Perhaps you want to be like a famous singer, a celebrated author, or a successful ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2011
An explanation of the Fourth Petition: "Give us today our daily bread."
Ordering at an ethnic restaurant can be a daunting experience. For one, many of those places have a menu that’s as thick as a phone book. If you diligently read through all the entree choices, it may take you longer to pick your meal than to eat it! For another, unfamiliar words like pho ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2011
Sermon on the Fifth Petition: "Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us."
According to the latest statistics I could find, Canadians are carrying close to 74 billion dollars in credit card debt. That comes out to about $5,000 per adult. That doesn’t include other debt like student loans, car payments, and mortgages. If you factored in those costs, the debt total is ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2011
Sermon on the Sixth Petition: Lead us not into temptation.
We all know how dangerous drinking and driving is but did you know that texting and driving is even riskier? Car & Driver magazine found that it took an impaired driver traveling 110 km an hour, 5 meters longer to stop than when he was sober. Five meters is more than a car length. When they ran the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 17, 2011
Sermon on the Seventh Petition of the Lord's Prayer: Deliver Us from Evil.
Have you ever dialled 911 by mistake? I have. When I realized it I hung up quickly – hands sweaty, heart thumping sure fire trucks were going to show up on my front doorstep followed by a police car to haul me away when they realized there was no emergency. It’s nice to know that we can ...read more