“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV) I was in the grocery store the other day, and a very smart…

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“Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.” Psalm 25:16 (NIV) As predicted, Canada seems to be entering the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses are being closed again and we are being asked to not congregate with others. Canadians seem to be having a more difficult time…

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“But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:21-23 (ESV) If there is a phrase that marks our Covid-19 world its “new normal.” We’ve been living with…

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“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the Lord your God … you are precious and honoured…

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“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39 (NIV) Structural engineers…

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“Praise the Lord, for he has shown me the wonders of his unfailing love. He kept me safe when my city was under attack. In panic I cried out, ‘I am cut off from the Lord!’ But you heard my cry for mercy and answered my call for help.” Psalm 31:21-22 (NLT) If you were…

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“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him…

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Daily life demands trust. We don’t often think about it, but every time you cross a bridge, walking or driving, you are trusting…

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