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Top Ten #6 Pro-Life - Promoting and Protecting Life

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 22, 2015

The Ten Commandments are not God’s way of telling how to be good to win his favour. Neither are they the key to entering heaven and having our sins forgiven. The Ten Commandments teach us about the character and glory of God. They also teach us that we have fallen short of his glory. Life and death are huge...

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Love

Posted by Rod Neufeld on February 17, 2015

We love him, because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19 KJV) Last week we celebrated love! Valentine’s Day is great, you get to eat candy, maybe a nice steak and you get brownie points for it! Seriously, brownie points for eating steak and candy! Does it get any better? Now how much time and effort do we put into loving...

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Top Ten: #5 Top People - Honour your Parents

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 17, 2015

One’s attitude toward their parents reveals their attitude toward God. The question is, who is the top person in your life? Exodus 20:12 Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you. (NIV) This command goes back to the very beginning when God created everything. God is...

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A blog for Husbands… REAL Husbands!

Posted by Rod Neufeld on February 12, 2015

Rod Neufeld, a leader at Abundant Life, is back with a blog aimed at real husbands. Since we tend to fail at that, let’s listen carefully so we can become that real husband Jesus has called us to be. We have an epidemic in North America, not just divorce but adultery, bitterness etc… We have people “staying together for...

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Rewrite My To-Do List

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 11, 2015

Matthew 9:35-37 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the...

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Top 10 #4 Take a Break: the Sabbath

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 10, 2015

God set up a day to remember Him, to rest and ultimately to demonstrate the true destiny of those who believe in Jesus Christ and commanded us to “take a break!” This day is called “The Sabbath”. What is the Sabbath? 1. Part of Creation Genesis 2:1, 2 Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array. 2 By the...

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Prayer and the Christian life

Posted by Rod Neufeld on February 6, 2015

Our blog today is courtesy of Rod Neufeld, a member and leader at Abundant Life. And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples (Luke 11:1) We all do it, but do we truly understand...

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Guard your Heart - The Plan for your Life

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 4, 2015

The Abundant Life men’s group is working through a study series titled, “Stepping Up”. The latest lesson had to do with “vision”. The whole idea is that we need to think about and develop an intentional plan for our lives and families. What was interesting about this is that several of the people interviewed in the DVD had actually...

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New Pastor - New Congregation

Posted by Brad Quiring on February 3, 2015

Abundant Life Baptist Church and I celebrated a special day on Sunday, February 1, 2015. It was the “induction service” or “installation service” for me as a pastor. Pastor Richard Quiring gave a challenge to the congregation and to me based on 1 Peter 5 and it was followed up by a call to commitment by Phyl Putz, the regional minister for the Northern...

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Top Ten #3 The Top Name

Posted by Brad Quiring on January 26, 2015

The Ten Commandments reflect the One who gave them to us. Those who believe in God through faith in Jesus Christ are His representatives. God has given His representatives a great call and has set a high standard. Everything we say and do will represent who God is before a world that rejects Him. We need to take care of...

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Who is in the driver’s seat of your life?

Posted by Brad Quiring on January 12, 2015

Who is really in control of your life? If we look honestly at ourselves we realize that there is so much out of our control. Nevertheless, we don’t want to submit ourselves to the one who is able to be Lord of all, we try to create a god that looks much like us. The result of this is...

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