It is Pentecost
Today the church (universal) will celebrate Pentecost Sunday. It’s hard to believe that 50 days ago we observed Easter. The Jewish Passover recorded in the Book of Leviticus 23 was held to remember the time when God saved Israel from Egyptian...
Fri, 23-Jun-2017
On What Are You Focused?

 

“I have set the LORD always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.”
Psalm 16:8

We are living in uncertain times. It seems that planning for the future has become somewhat of a hit and miss. Quite often, I will hear what people are planning for their future. Saving for retirement...

09h30 - 18 Jun 2017
Spirit Dynamics
by Dr Bruce Woolard
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Tolerance - A Virtue
Date: 10 Aug 2014

We must not be prejudiced against those who are different from ourselves. Our society is fragmented because people are afraid of others who have a different culture from theirs. By recognising another person’s right to believe what they choose, is a sign of maturity. Christians who love the Lord and His Word are called to be tolerant to others. Tolerance is a strength, not a weakness; tolerance is not compromising your conviction or beliefs, it’s acknowledging the freedom of choice as a gift to humanity. What does the Scripture say? - “Choose this day who you will serve.” 

Fear fuels the fire of fanaticism. Our Creator wants us to be more objective and rational when making choices. Subjective and emotional reaction may lead to
confusion and regret. We are the salt of the earth and the light of the world.

The ministry of Jesus our Lord was singled out by observers as being different. The way He taught and acted made Him different from the other religious leaders of His day. He spoke the language of the people in accents that were easy to understand. He spoke the Word of God, His Father. He promoted justice and equity. He said love those who hate you. His Kingdom was not of this world and therefore it would not come through war or violence. He was unique when He asserted –

“I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father  

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