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Only: Sola Fide - Only Faith

By Brad Quiring on October 8, 2017

Ephesians 2:8 says, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” We are saved through faith in Jesus Christ alone. We are saved by believing and placing our trust in the person and work of Jesus Christ as revealed in the Bible. We are saved by faith, not by...

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Only: Sola Scriptura - Only Scripture

By Brad Quiring on October 1, 2017

2 TImothy 3:16-17. The Bible is of divine origin and is the only authority for our individual lives and our churches. From the Bible we discover God's heart and will, the definition of good and evil and the way to salvation and truth. The Bible is to be studied and obeyed. Truth can be found in many things, but only the...

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Focus on Union Gospel Mission

By Jeff Gilfillan on September 24, 2017

Abundant Life and Union Gospel Mission (UGM) have been partners for years as we all obey Christ’s command to be kind, compassionate and practically helpful to those in need. UGM’s Development Manager Jeff Gilfillan joins us this Sunday to challenge us not just about supporting UGM in prayer and practical service, but also about our responsibility to serve...

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Focus on Union Gospel Mission

By Gilbert Plante on September 24, 2017

Gilbert Plante is director of the Family Life Centre of Union Gospel Mission. Abundant Life is pleased to welcome our friend back as he will challenge us on putting our faith in Christ into service for the community, the very community in which we live.

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Prayer: The Attitude of the Action

By Brad Quiring on September 17, 2017

Prayer is a key part of being a follower of God. In fact, from what we see in the Old and New Testaments, prayer is essential. We cannot call ourselves believers in Jesus or followers of God without incorporating prayer as a priority action in our life. It is an action, but there is an attitude behind it. Jesus addresses...

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Ministry Launch Sunday

By Brad Quiring on September 10, 2017

Abundant Life launches its new ministry year on September 10. So, what is the best thing to do for my church? Be there, serve and pray. Romans 12:3-8 and Hebrews 13:15-17 give us our guide.

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The Whole Picture: Hard Work

By Brad Quiring on September 3, 2017

2 Timothy 2:15 Work hard to attain God’s goals, beyond just studying the Bible – James 1:22. Our good works do not save us, but God does have good works planned for us when we have been saved. Studying the Bible and putting it into practice can be a battle, it can be hard work. Living the life God has called us to...

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The Whole Picture: The True Consequence of “Skipping Church”

By Brad Quiring on August 27, 2017

Hebrews 10:23-25: This is the traditional thought: “Good Christians never miss church. If you miss church you are in sin because church is for your growth and learning and you’ll end up suffering.” According to the Bible, when we habitually neglect getting together as believers, the whole body suffers. It’s far more than getting together on Sunday. The...

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The Whole Picture: The Escape

By Brad Quiring on August 20, 2017

1 Corinthians 10:13 Temptation to sin comes in many forms. Tests of our faith are constantly there. Our integrity is always under attack. Satan is at the forefront of these attacks and he always is dirty and vicious in his dealings with us. He wants to completely destroy us. We are never able to handle temptation. That's why we need God and...

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The Whole Picture: True Healing

By Brad Quiring on August 13, 2017

Isaiah 53:5: By Christ’s stripes we are healed from the eternal sickness of sin and all its consequences. Physical healing is one of the tools with which God works in our lives. It can be a sign of his undeniable power. Isaiah 53 is a powerful chapter in the Bible as it predicts not only Jesus coming to the earth, it...

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The Whole Picture: The True Abundant Life

By Brad Quiring on August 6, 2017

August 6 – John 10:10 The truly abundant life IN CHRIST is our salvation. Satan comes to destroy us in every way. There are many who say they care about us, but no one can truly protect, help and heal but Jesus. Jesus gave his life to give us life, a life that is far beyond our temporary conditions here on the earth....

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The Whole Picture: All Things Work Together for Good

By Brad Quiring on July 30, 2017

Romans 8:28. All things work together for “good”: ACCORDING TO GOD’S PLAN FOR US. The entire universe has been affected by sin. Nothing truly works right in this creation because we have chosen to be slaves to sin, therefore God subjected everything to frustration and loss. This is a direct consequence of a sinful nature and sinful actions. Yet all...

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The Whole Picture: God’s Good Plan for You

By Brad Quiring on July 23, 2017

Jeremiah 29:11. A prosperous spiritual life coming out of God’s discipline in our lives. God DOES have a wonderful plan for our lives. That plan may very well include some strong discipline has God changes the direction of our lives to line up with his perfect plan. God spoke through the prophet Jeremiah to Israel. He clearly told them how...

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The Whole Picture: All Things Through Christ

By Brad Quiring on July 16, 2017

Philippians 4:13: We can do all things through Christ. All things while being persecuted and weakened by the battle against sin and opposition. We can do all things through Christ when we have nothing but success and help. It begins with our dependence on Christ It continues through our contentment in Christ. Read ahead to Philippians 4:10-13

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Ignite!: Igniting Cooperation

By Brad & Lori Quiring on July 9, 2017

Pastor Brad and Lori are back from their trip to Europe, where they spent time with Abundant Life's missionaries Marvin and Heidi Schmidt. It was a time to be together with the missionaries and pastors who are working to proclaim the message of Jesus in their country, with the goal of establishing churches that will proclaim Jesus throughout the world....

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The Whole Picture: God So Loved the World

By Brad Quiring on July 2, 2017

John 3:16 is one of the most familiar and most loved passages in the Bible. It has been a key Bible verse for the faith of many followers of Christ. But this verse comes in the middle of a powerful message from Christ. A message that deals with the true dark nature of our sin, God's justified condemnation and the powerful...

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Special Guest Speaker: Kevin Trembley

By Kevin Trembley on June 25, 2017

Kevin has preached all over southern Manitoba, challenging people in the church to seriously consider the message and Truth of the Bible and Jesus Christ. Join us this Sunday for a dynamic time of learning from the Bible.

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Special Guest Speaker: Uwe Betzing

By Uwe Betzing on June 18, 2017

One doesn't need the title of pastor to teach the Bible and challenge us to follow Jesus. God has called and equipped people to do His work in many ways. Uwe is a financial counselor and a graphic artist. But his life is defined by his relationship to Jesus Christ. He has been equipped to teach others in order to...

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Missions’ Sunday. Mike Reimer, Avant Ministries

By Mike Reimer on June 11, 2017

Mike and Carolyn Reimer and their family served for many years in Bolivia and Uruguay, helping churches develop leaders to continue the work of proclaiming Jesus and starting churches not only in those countries, but around the world. Mike is now the Canadian director of Avant Ministries and joins us today to inform and challenge us with regards to our...

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Ignite!: Igniting Spiritual Victory

By Brad Quiring on May 21, 2017

Acts 13:4-12. Under the direction of the Holy Spirit, Paul, Barnabas and John Mark were sent by the church in Antioch to go into the world to preach the message of Jesus. Their first destination was the Mediterranean island of Cyprus which was Barnabas' home. They proclaimed Jesus and taught the Bible. Their audience included a government official. Their audience...

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