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  • Struggling With Sin Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 15, 2019
     | 41 views

    The 1) Relational Struggle (Galatians 5:20b-21a) and 2) Personal Struggle (Galatians 5:21b) with sin.

    If you are a fan of classic, dry humor, then you probably know Bob Newhart. There is a skit where he’s a Psychiatrist and a patient comes in. After he explains the billing process, she explains her problem. After listening, he replies that he wants to say just two words. I want you to take them out ...read more

  • God's Unmerited Favor

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Feb 11, 2019
     | 87 views

    What role did you play in God’s plan last year? Is Christ happy with your commitment to his church; did you strive to reach your potential in him or did you coast along doing as little as possible, hoping something good will happen?

    One of the three ships that bring the colonists to Jamestown is Godspeed, a three-mast square-rigger that sails the Atlantic nearly five months to get to Virginia. The ship is just 88 feet long—about the length of a double tractor-trailer—and has a top speed of +/- 4 miles per hour. Colonists ...read more

  • The Awfulness Of Sin Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 8, 2019
     | 105 views

    Paul lists the nature of the Awfulness of Sin in the categories of four specific defilements. He identifies 1) Sexual (Galatians 5:19), and 2) Spiritual (Galatians 5:20a) defilement.

    People mark off times and celebrations in different ways. In Belgium (since 1394, in Binche), Brazil (a four-day celebration in Rio de Janeiro), Italy (in Venice, six months of celebrating in the 18th now 12 days), Trinidad and Tobago (featuring a daylong competition among calypso bands), and the ...read more

  • Spiritual Warfare: The Flesh Vs. The Spirit Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 1, 2019
     | 263 views

    Galatians 5:16–18 introduces the passage by setting forth the nature of Spiritual Warfare between the flesh and the Spirit. In this we see 1) The Warfare Command (Galatians 5:16), 2) The Warfare Conflict (Galatians 5:17), and 3) The Warfare Caution (Galatians 5:18).

    One of the most tragic elements of warfare is the event of collateral damage. Often in military operations, civilians are caught in the crossfire. Whether it is in Palestine or Iraq, civilians often get hurt between two fighting forces. Sometimes, one side, usually the weaker one, deliberately puts ...read more

  • Called To Freedom Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 24, 2019
     | 195 views

    In Galatians 5:13b-15, Paul gives four purposes of God’s call to the freedom of loving Him: 1) To oppose the flesh (GALATIANS 5:13B), 2) To serve others (GALATIANS 5:13B), 3) To fulfill His moral law (GALATIANS 5:14), and 4) To avoid harming others (GALATIANS 5:15).

    Recently, a labour arbitrator has ruled that the municipality of Waterloo will have to rehire a drug-addicted nurse who stole narcotics and falsified medical records. The crux of this ruling was that the municipality, as an employer, has a duty to accommodate the wayward nurse’s disease of drug ...read more

  • The Character Of False Teachers Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 19, 2019
     | 153 views

    False Teachers: 1) Hinder the Truth (Galatians 5:7), 2) Are Not of God (Galatians 5:8) 3) They Contaminate the Church: (Galatians 5:9), 4) They Will Be Judged: (Galatians 5:10), 5) They Persecute True Teachers: (Galatians 5:11), 6)They Should Be Cut Off: (Galatians 5:12)

    One of Aesop’s Fables is about a wolf in sheep’s clothing. A wolf had his eye on a certain flock of sheep, but he couldn’t get any of the sheep he wanted because of the vigilance of the shepherd and his dogs. Then he saw the skin of a sheep that had been flayed, so he put the skin on as a costume ...read more

  • Mary's Song Of Praise

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 13, 2019
     | 119 views

    Do you sing with Mary? Do you have that joy this Christmas—are you overwhelmed by the promise of his return, or simply lost in the holiday?

    On Sunday June 1, 1975, Darrel Dore was on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Suddenly it wobbled, tipped to one side, and crashed into the sea, trapping Darrell inside a room on the rig. As the rig sank into the sea the lights went out and the room began to fill with water. Thrashing about in the ...read more

  • When God Interrupts

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Jan 13, 2019
     | 181 views

    God Interrupts the Mundane to Bring about the Magnificent

    The January 13, 1992, issue of Fortune Magazine featured the "Biggest Business Goofs of 1991": In an act of corporate cooperation, AT&T reached an agreement with the power company in New York City, ConEd. The contract stated that whenever power demands exceeded the utility's grid, ...read more

  • Free At Last Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 10, 2019
     | 352 views

    In Galatians 5:1-6, we see Liberty 1) Defined (Galatians 5:1) 2) Defended (Galatians 5:2-4) and 3) Described (Galatians 5:5-6)

    In 1963 American civil rights proponent Martin Luther King said: "So let freedom ring. From the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire, let freedom ring. From the mighty mountains of New York, let freedom ring. From the heightening Alleghenies of Pennsylvania, let freedom ring. But not only ...read more

  • A Fresh Start For A New Year Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jan 5, 2019
     | 323 views

    In order to make “A Fresh Start for the New Year”, therefore, we need to understand and walk in 1) The Desire for Freedom (Galatians 4:21-23 , 2) The Design for Freedom (Galatians 4:24-27), and celebrate 3) The Delight of Freedom (Galatians 4:28-31).

    Dr. Yoel Abells in his article, Avoiding the failure trap of New Year’s resolutions wrote this: “(A New Year) is an opportunity to reflect on days past and to consider the future”. Typically at this time, we make resolutions or commitments to change something (or multiple things) about ourselves. ...read more

  • The Potter's Hands Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 29, 2018
     | 383 views

    In order to have Christ formed in us, we look to Galatians 4:12-20, where the Apostle Paul shows: 1) The Godly Example. (Galatians 4:12a.) 2) The Godly Focus. (Galatians 4:12-16 3) The Deadly Distraction. (Galatians 4:17-18) and finally: 4) The Godly Objective: (Galatians 4:19-20)

    How you are right now going into 2019 is a result of the choices you have made in 2018. Your fitness, knowledge, compassion and ability to show mercy is a result of how you have cultivated those disciplines in 2018. What is formed in you is a result of how you have allowed yourself to be formed. If ...read more

  • Joseph's Obedience: The Message Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 20, 2018
     | 573 views

    Matthew 1:18-25 highlights that obedience as seen through the: 1) The Predicament of Joseph (Matthew 1:18-19), 2) The Point to Joseph (Matthew 1:20-21), 3) The Prophecy for Joseph (Matthew 1:22-23), and 4) The Performance of Joseph (Matthew 1:24-25)

    Families have various expectations for one another at Christmas. Regardless of how far away you might live, many times they expect a visit or even a grand get together for Christmas. Regardless of the reason, the various means of travel from air, train or road are often congested and difficult. ...read more

  • He Delights In You!

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Dec 16, 2018
     | 305 views

    What if you knew just how much God loves you?

    In September of 2006, Sociologists from Baylor University released the results of a study looking into America's different views of God. The study included a Gallop survey, which identified four distinct views of God's personality and interaction with the world. Those who believe in: • An ...read more

  • Prepare His Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 14, 2018
     | 276 views

    To "Prepare His Kingdom" John the Baptist inquires about Jesus' Kingship through 1) The Request (Matthew 11:2-3), 2) The Reply (Matthew 11:4-6), and 3) The Recognition (Matthew 11:7-11)

    During the opening festivities for Kitchener’s annual German Christkindl (“Christ Child”) Market on Thursday night, a choir sang traditional carols and a hymn. Then a woman stepped forward to read the Christmas story from the German translation of the Gospel according to Luke. She was interrupted ...read more

  • Who Is This Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser, M. Div. on Dec 11, 2018
     | 641 views

    The evidence of Jesus’ deity demands a response from every person: allegiance or rejection.

    We open with these words concerning the identity of Jesus: “I can't help wondering how we can explain away the greatest miracle recorded in history. No one denies there was such a man, that he lived and that he was put to death by crucifixion. Where is the miracle I spoke of? Consider this and ...read more