Real meaning

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Does life have any real meaning or purpose? Why are we here? In my search for the answer to these questions, I turned to drugs. I am ashamed of the things that I did to support my drug habit, even though all my sins are under the blood of Christ. at one Great Sacrifice at Calvary has made me perfect …

What is Salvation?

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“I acknowledge my sin unto Thee… I said, ‘I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord;’ and Thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin” (Psalm 32:5). Salvation is not a complex thing. It is a simple yet profound faith in Christ. It is more, however, than a casual inviting of Jesus into the heart. Salvation follows a consciousness of sin, …

Alive!

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“It’s a miracle you are alive,” the doctor said as she indicated the reports and x-rays showing water-filled lungs and low oxygen levels. Scott had proven that, “there is but a step between me and death” (1 Samuel 20:3). Vacationing Scott and Kim Hayes walked on the beach in Mexico. They headed to a sandbar where the Ameca River flows …

From Darkness to Light

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The story of the Chilean miners trapped underground for more than two months captivated the world. People checked the news daily to discover the latest developments. I was glad to hear that the 33 men were given Bibles to read. It must have been a very challenging, fearful time. The miners were in the dark, 622 meters below the surface of the …

He Refused to be Rescued

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It seems bizarre that someone who was perishing would resist being rescued, and yet it happened A 30-year old man climbed over the retaining wall and jumped into the rapids of Niagara’s Horseshoe Falls. Quickly the currents carried him towards the 173-foot drop. Even if he wanted to, there could be no turning back. The 675,000 gallons of water that plunge over the cataract every second hurled him like …

My Citizenship

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I was born a British citizen. This year I became a Canadian citizen as well. Citizenship and Immigration Canada are fully aware of my dual citizenship but they have no idea that I also have a third. I am also a citizen of Heaven! There are criteria that a person must meet before being eligible for citizenship. One of these is having no criminal history. To be eligible for Heaven …

Is Anything Free?

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Do you ever wonder what long-lasting impacts rising prices in the marketplace will have on our lifestyle? One reporter tried to make us feel better about soaring gas prices by informing us that printer ink costs $4,468 per litre, Calvin Klein Eternity perfume costs $1,277 per litre, Red Bull drinks cost $10.44 per litre, and Evian water costs $1.59 per litre, so really the price of gas is not so …

A Changed Destiny

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When I met Randy, he was sitting on a park bench in Great Falls, Montana. He was holding a bottle of beer and looked totally miserable. I listened to his story. When he was quite young, he had lost his sister in a tragic accident. For him, alcohol was the only way he could escape his sorrows. His drinking soon turned into a terrible habit. He began to …