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“Howbeit certain men clave unto him and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.” Acts 17:34 Paul had just finished his famous sermon in Athens in front of the Areopagus. He had called to their attention that he had seen an altar with the inscription: “TO THE UNKNOWN GOD.” He had then proceeded to tell them that even though they worshipped Him ignorantly, there was a God not made with hands. He preached unto them the message of Jesus Christ, who had given His life for mankind and had risen…

“If he set his heart upon man, if he (God) gather unto himself his spirit and his breath; All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.” Job 34:14-15 In a recent poll conducted by a major survey group, only 27% of Canadians in their early 20’s and 61% of those 75 or older said they strongly believed in God.  In our province only 28% said they strongly believed in God. I guess we should not e surprised by these findings considering the direction our country has been going in the last few years. When Job was…

Matthew 4:19-20 “And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.” This has always been a fascinating portion of scripture to me. I am often drawn back to it, and my imagination runs wild with possibilities. We live in 2019, and the world can be a scary place. So if someone approached you and said “leave everything you know behind and follow me” you probably would say no, and maybe even call the police. But that’s exactly what happened to Peter and Andrew. They didn’t…