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Take Another Look (1)

Take Another Look (1)

In the KJV, it says, ‘Henceforth know we no man after the flesh’ What does this mean? Simply this: Instead of focusing on another believer’s faults and failings, try to see them as a regenerated spirit living in an unregenerated body. The fact is they’re ‘made right with God

Bob Gass

February 29th, 2016

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Get Involved!

Get Involved!

When someone you love gets into a situation that can hurt them – get involved! The Bible says, ‘On some have compassion, making a distinction; but others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire’ (vv. 22-23 NKJV). The Greek word for ‘save’ means ‘to take immediate,

Bob Gass

February 28th, 2016

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‘Saved Through Faith’

‘Saved Through Faith’

The Bible says, ‘By grace you have been saved through faith’. Faith in Christ alone gives us the assurance of heaven. Poet Henry van Dyke put it like this: ‘I am standing upon the seashore. A ship…spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. ...

Bob Gass

February 27th, 2016

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Fame and Fortune are Futile!

Fame and Fortune are Futile!

Society’s fascination with Hollywood and celebrities has gone a little crazy. Millions idolize those who have achieved fame and fortune, yet stardom does not provide the satisfaction it advertises. Marilyn Monroe could have told us that. So could Elvis Presley and Michael ...

Bob Gass

February 26th, 2016

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Dealing with a Loved One’s Suicide

Dealing with a Loved One’s Suicide

When a loved one dies from sickness, accident, violence, or advanced age, our grief, according to counsellors, is labelled ‘uncomplicated’ or ‘simple’. However, when they die by suicide our recovery process becomes ‘complicated’, fraught with often unanswerable questions. We

Bob Gass

February 25th, 2016

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Seek Reconciliation (2)

Seek Reconciliation (2)

Are you at odds with someone? Is it constantly on your heart, robbing you of peace and even affecting your job performance? Here’s what Jesus said you’re supposed to do: ‘If you are offering your gift at the altar and…remember that your brother has something against you, ...

Bob Gass

February 24th, 2016

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Seek Reconciliation (1)

After explaining the commandment that says, ‘Honor thy father and thy mother’ (Exodus 20:12 KJV), a Sunday school teacher asked her class of six-year-olds, ‘Can you think of a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’. Without missing a beat, a ...

Bob Gass

February 23rd, 2016

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Is It God’s Plan?

After being anointed king of Israel, instead of immediately going to Jerusalem and claiming his throne, David was forced to spend years living like a fugitive and hiding in caves because Saul was out to take his life. More than once he must have asked himself, ‘What about ...

Bob Gass

February 22nd, 2016

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What God Expects from You

Added blessing always brings added responsibility, so: 1) Stop complaining. Happiness doesn’t come from getting what you want; it comes from recognizing and enjoying what you have. So keep a positive attitude and be grateful every day. Rudyard Kipling said, ‘Don’t pay too ...

Bob Gass

February 21st, 2016

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The Power of Kindness (2)

The Power of Kindness (2)

Truly great people understand the power of kindness. Once while Abraham Lincoln was dining in the White House one of his guests blew on his coffee, poured it into his saucer, and drank from it. As you might imagine, some of the refined ladies and gentlemen seated nearby were

Bob Gass

February 20th, 2016

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