Reflections

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  • Lessons From Dr. Luke – Luke 15 (12/20/2020) - by Bill Spaans: In John 1: 9 – 13 we read: The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. He was in the world, and […]
  • Lessons From Dr. Luke – Luke 14 (12/5/2020) - by Bill Spaans: We are now into the advent season.  Generally during this season of the church year, we focus on the amazing story of Jesus’ coming in a most […]
  • Lessons From Dr. Luke – Luke 13 (11/21/2020) - by Bill Spaans: Luke 13 may be one of the darker chapters written by Dr. Luke.  In it he tells us the story of the women who had been crippled […]
  • Lessons From Dr. Luke – Luke 12 (11/7/2020) - by Bill Spaans: In chapter 12 Dr. Luke presents us with some of the best loved sayings of Jesus.  Here are some of them: vs. 7 “– the very hairs […]
  • Lessons From Dr. Luke – Luke 11 (10/24/2020) - by Bill Spaans: Chapter 11 of the gospel by Dr. Luke is packed with important life-lessons for us.  In this chapter Jesus teaches His disciples how to pray; about the […]
  • Living Our Faith Every Day (10/10/2020) - by Audrey Lee: Romans 12 Apostle Paul certainly provided plenty of food for thought in this Chapter about how we are to live as a redeemed people in a fallen […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 10 (9/26/2020) - By Bill Spaans: In chapter 10 of his gospel Dr. Luke includes three well known stories – the sending of the seventy, the parable of the good Samaritan and the […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 9 (9/12/2020) - By Bill Spaans: Chapter nine of Luke’s gospel includes the story of Jesus sending out the twelve disciples to proclaim the “good news of the kingdom”. In Luke 9:27 Jesus […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 8 (8/29/2020) - By Bill Spaans: Chapter eight of Luke’s gospel is jam-packed with stories demonstrating Jesus’ sovereignty over nature (He calms the storm), the spiritual realm (He cures the demon possessed man), […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 7 (8/15/2020) -  By Bill Spaans: Chapter seven of Luke’s gospel includes several stories of people who were in relationship with Jesus. There was the Centurion whose servant was ill; the woman who […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 6 (8/8/2020) - By Bill Spaans: Luke 6 is one of the best loved portions of scriptures since it includes the introduction to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.  But first Jesus had some […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 5 (7/25/2020) - By Bill Spaans: Luke 5 starts with a recounting of how Jesus started His public ministry by gathering together an unlikely group of disciples.  For example, first comes Peter, a […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 4 (7/18/2020) - By Bill Spaans: In chapter 4 of his gospel Luke tells the story of Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. It is notable that when Satan tempts Jesus, Jesus’ response is […]
  • Lesson From Dr. Luke – Luke 3 (7/11/2020) - by Bill Spaans: In Luke chapter three Dr. Luke recounts the ministry of John the Baptist.  On reading this chapter recently I was impressed with the fact that when God […]
  • Lesson From Doctor Luke – Luke 2 (7/4/2020) - by Bill Spaans: We know from history that Luke was probably a gentile, and a medical doctor, and that he committed to leaving behind a detailed summary of the life […]
  • A Roadmap to Understanding – paved by God (6/27/2020) - by Cobus du Plessis: God’s roadmap to understanding has five main points: It starts with our realization that God is Great David expresses this so wonderfully in Psalm 145. What […]
  • Kindness and Compassion (6/20/2020) - by Christo Rust: Life tests us constantly. I was reminded of this for the umpteenth time at the beginning of my work week, having to deal with what I call […]
  • Lessons from Doctor Luke – Luke 1 (6/13/2020) - by Bill Spaans: Chapter 1 of Luke’s gospel deals with the announcement of the birth of John the Baptist. As you may recall, central to this story are the couple […]
  • In Uncertain Times (6/6/2020) - by Rob Lee: Read Matthew 6: 25-34Key Verse27: “Can anyone of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?” Like most of you, I spend time worrying about […]
  • Reflection – Six (5/30/2020) - by Pastor Pete Vander Beek: It has been challenging to narrow down what to say in my last meditation. I think I’ve succeeded, but still, it will be a little […]