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Murray's midweek Message
October 10, 2019

Robert’s Midweek Message: “Did Paul make a mistake?”

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.” Romans 13:1 How are we to respond to our government? Paul, are you telling me I must submit to their authority because God put them there!? I thought I […]

October 3, 2019

What is God’s will for my life?

What is God’s will for my life? “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s MERCY, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship,” Romans 12:1. We have all had seasons in our lives where we found it difficult to discern God’s will […]

September 26, 2019

God’s unwavering commitment to Israel 

“Some of the people of Israel have hard hearts, but this will last only until the full number of Gentiles comes to Christ.” Romans 11:25 God does not have favourites. He loves everyone with the same powerful love and undeserved grace. But to engage with his creation God had to begin somewhere and he chose […]

September 6, 2019

What about those who have never heard about Christ?

“Blessed are those who wash their robes. They will be permitted to enter through the gates of the city and eat the fruit from the tree of life. Outside the city are the dogs—the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idol worshipers, and all who love to live a lie,” Revelation 22:14-15. Would an […]

August 29, 2019

What about those who have never heard about Christ?

“Blessed are those who wash their robes. They will be permitted to enter through the gates of the city and eat the fruit from the tree of life.Outside the city are the dogs—the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idol worshipers, and all who love to live a lie,” Revelation 22:14-15. Would an all-loving, […]

August 21, 2019

The Church Multi-Vitamin

Last night in Young Adults Bible Study we were reading Colossians 2:6, and we asked what it looked like to walk in faith. This sparked a conversation about the church and Psalm 1. It is easy to supplement one’s diet with the required vitamins with the help of a multi-vitamin tablet. This means that we […]

August 14, 2019

What should our attitude be towards people practicing a homosexual lifestyle?

Midweek Message Jesus confirms and endorses the Genesis account of faithful heterosexual relationships,“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are no longer […]

August 7, 2019

What else could be understood by a child and yet examined for a lifetime?

“Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!” Romans 11:33a It is amazing to see the extent to which Scripture affirms that God brings about various events in our lives: God plans our days before we are born (Psalm 139:16); all our actions are under God’s providential care (Acts 17:28); all our […]

July 17, 2019

What is the difference between mercy and grace?

Question: “What is the difference between mercy and grace?” Answer: Mercy and grace are often confused. While the terms have similar meanings, grace and mercy are not the same. To summarize the difference: mercy is God not punishing us as our sins deserve, and grace is God blessing us despite the fact that we do not deserve it. […]

July 4, 2019

Who determines what is good?

“This is a trustworthy saying, and I want you to insist on these teachings so that all who trust in God will devote themselves to doing good. These teachings are good and beneficial for everyone.” Titus 3:8 Who determines what is good? When Paul wrote to Titus saying, “so that all who trust in God […]

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