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We Have A Confession!
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We Have A Confession!

“Peace, order and good government” is the introductory phrase of section 91 of the CONSTITUTION ACT, of 1867. This phrase states in general terms the scope of the legislative jurisdiction granted to the Parliament of Canada by Her Majesty the Queen. It is the governing principle of our government. The Constitution of the United States […]

Created in the Image of God
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Created in the Image of God

By: RC Sproul In biblical terms, the sanctity of human life is rooted and grounded in creation. Mankind is not viewed as a cosmic accident but as the product of a carefully executed creation by an eternal God. Human dignity is derived from God. Man as a finite, dependent, contingent creature is assigned a high […]

How Do We Catechise Our Children?
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How Do We Catechise Our Children?

By Rev. Rob Patrick  Most parents will go to great lengths to give their children the best possible opportunities for developing their abilities and interests as they grow up. For instance, some families choose homes on the basis of school zoning, with a desire that children get the best education possible. Other parents of children […]

Sabbath Rest
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Sabbath Rest

By Sinclair Ferguson The anonymous author of Hebrews found different ways of describing the superiority of the Lord Jesus Christ. One of them, which forms the underlying motif of chapters 3 and 4, is that Jesus Christ gives the rest that neither Moses nor Joshua could provide. Under Moses, the people of God were disobedient […]

Images of Jesus
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Images of Jesus

By Peter Kemeny Portrayals of Jesus in religious art, Sunday school curriculums, evangelistic films, and stain glass windows are commonly accepted as good and helpful. Depictions of our Savior abound during the Christmas season. What shall we make of this? Representations of Jesus, though usually well-intentioned, overlook the second commandment’s injunction that we make no “carved […]

The Chaplain's Conflict
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The Chaplain’s Conflict

A Tribute to Renwick C. Kennedy The popular television series, M*A*S*H, brought America’s public face-to- face with one of the most engaging elements of citizen soldiery – life inside an evacuation hospital. But it’s today’s reruns that are unsettling to historian Tennant McWilliams. “… while this noted fictional evac lives on, the historical evac of […]

Connections...strengthening our journey
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Connections…strengthening our journey

Last year, WM President Sherry Bartlett’s timeline connected us with the past through our biblical roots and our history. The “journey” continues into the future. Let’s concentrate this year on the connections we can make now to strengthen our journey into this world’s unknown future and into the known future of eternity. In His wisdom, […]

Words Matter
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Words Matter

As I write this column, the world has just received word that Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, have been blessed with a little boy. The new prince is now third in the line of succession to the throne upon which his great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, sits. For most of you reading […]

Under Christ's Lordship - Every Knee Shall Bow, Every Tongue Confess
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Under Christ’s Lordship – Every Knee Shall Bow, Every Tongue Confess

From the first hours following the fall, until the last moment preceding the last trumpet’s sounding, the people of God have anticipated the final victory of God. On that Day, every knee will bow before Jesus Christ. The first promise of the gospel (“The Protevangelion” Genesis 3:15) anticipates an ongoing struggle (serpent-seed versus woman-seed) ushering […]

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Needed: a conversation about Synod

Over the past several months, I have frequently been asked to say more about my comments to Synod last year, regarding a Confessional Synod. I have continued to think about this and still have not come to any conclusions as far as particular recommendations. My comments at General Synod were meant as planting the seed […]

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