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He Dwelt Among Us: He Spoke to Us

By Brad Quiring on December 16, 2018

God has spoken to us and revealed himself to us in many ways. But the greatest way is by Jesus coming to this earth. The Law and the Prophets were but a shadow of that which is to come, and Jesus Christ is the reality that these symbols pointed to. Jesus confirms everything in the Bible as He is the...

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What We’ve Learned: What We’ve Learned

By Brad Quiring, Bill Lennox on November 25, 2018

When you study God's word, you will learn. As you learn you will be changed.

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What We’ve Learned: Count It All Joy

By Harry Hirsch on November 18, 2018

Trials, testing, difficulties, challenges. This is a hard life. It's not fun. But it is joyful. What? God leverages all of this for His glory and our good. Through all of these hardships, God makes us stronger in our faith, builds us up in our hope and gives us more and more wisdom. Read James 1:2-4.

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What We’ve Learned: Commit Your Way to the Lord

By Brad Quiring on November 4, 2018

Psalm 37:1-8. Trouble all around. What does one do? Well, we tend to worry. We fret. We get angry and frustrated. But, that's not going to do us any good. One of Abundant Life's seniors, Loraine Haaksma, is repeating the challenge to read through the Bible in a year and has come up with some great insights. The biggest: God...

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Indispensable: God

By Brad Quiring on October 7, 2018

Indispensable God. We need God. Period. Without God, we have no life, no blessings, no hope, no existence at all. God is real and he is the One who defines all things in this universe. So many us live as if we don't believe that we need God for everything. A refining of our faith will then manifest itself in...

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Indispensable: Gospel

By Brad Quiring on September 30, 2018

We cannot be saved on our own. We need Jesus. How do we know this? We have a message: the Gospel, which means, literally, the Good News. We need this Good News in order to be saved from our sins and from God's punishment. We also need to proclaim this message to others.

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Indispensable: Cardinal Virtues

By Bill Ehlers on September 23, 2018

Our guest speaker this week is Bill Ehlers, who is speaking on the theme of "Cardinal Virtues", based on Micah 6:8, "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." The virtues will be linked to the Beatitudes of...

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Indispensable: Bible

By Brad Quiring on September 9, 2018

There are certain elements of our lives which are indispensable. They are absolutely necessary for our spiritual and relationship life and health. This week the first "indispensable" is the Bible. In God's Word we find direction for life, satisfaction for life, and protection for life. Both the study and application of the Bible are indispensable for our lives and our...

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What Christ Did for Us

By Lowell Ethier on August 19, 2018

Pastor Lowell Ethier will be sharing from his years of experience in churches and workplace. This week he takes us through what Jesus really did for us and how we are so blessed. Join us for a special blessing from passionate follower of Jesus. Read ahead to Romans 5:1-11

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A Walk with Jesus

By Lowell Ethier on August 12, 2018

How pleasant it would be to walk with Jesus, right? While our eternal future with Jesus is bright and pleasant, the journey there may be far from that. Yet, Jesus is still with us and we can get through it all through our faith and obedience. Pastor Lowell Ethier will be sharing from his years of experience in churches and...

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Ignite!: Reinforcement

By Brad Quiring on June 17, 2018

Acts 14:21-28. After Paul, Barnabas and their team completed their tour of Asia Minor, they returned to all the places they had been and reinforced the churches: praying with, teaching, warning and encouraging them. They established leadership teams and helped strengthen the work that had begun. God has called us to reinforce our churches with prayer, the Word of God...

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Camp Nutimik Sunday: God Changes People

By Wayne EisBrenner on June 7, 2018

For its whole life as a church, Abundant Life has been a partner of Camp Nutimik. The camp is located in the Whiteshell Provincial Park and plays an important role in helping children and youth learn about Jesus and to develop leaders. Nutimik’s executive director Wayne EisBrenner on how God changes people's lives, and how participating with Camp Nutimik...

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Bread, Water and Sleep in the Desert

By Brad Quiring on February 18, 2018

Depression, anxiety, worry and fear overtake everyone of us at different times and stages of life. For some this comes with a situation, for others it is a constant medical condition. The greatest in the Bible, including Jesus, faced times of crushing emotions. Unfortunately, our society and churches have not dealt well with the raw, very human condition. On the...

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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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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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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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The Unlikely Suspects: The Unlikely Suspects: Lois and Eunice, the Teachers

By Brad Quiring on July 24, 2016

1 Timothy 3:14-15, "But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed. You know those who taught you, and you know that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus." So, who taught Timothy this from childhood? His grandma and mom. Learn about...

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Lessons In-Between: Lessons in the Whole Picture

By Brad Quiring on April 3, 2016

Luke 24:36-49. The eleven remaining disciples of Jesus were hiding out. Hiding out of fear of the Jewish religious leaders who had Jesus killed were after them, next. They were hiding in their shock and grief over the events of Jesus’ brutal murder. All they had hoped for and dreamed was gone. Then Jesus appeared to them! He came to...

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It All Counts: The Study: 100

By Brad Quiring on May 3, 2015

The Bible. We know of it. Some of us have read it. Some have studied it. Many are baffled by it. Does the Bible matter? Should I really get into it? Is it worth my time and will it change my life? The Bible counts in that you will know God’s way for your life through it. We’ll...

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