Ask, and it will be given to you. Search, and you will find. Knock, and the door will be opened to you. Everyone who asks will receive. The one who searches will find. The door will be opened to the one who knocks. Matthew 7:7-8 (NIrV) Ask, Search, Knock According to the United Nations Refugee…

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So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today. Matthew 6:34 (NLT) One Day at a Time In Yellowknife, the longest day of the year is celebrated with Raven Mad Daze. At the event, roads get closed to traffic as thousands party in the streets, golf…

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Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. Matthew 6:33 (NLT) Seek the Kingdom of God During the Charlottetown Conference of 1864, John A. Macdonald, who later became the first Prime Minister of Canada, talked of “founding a great British monarchy”, in connection with the British Empire. He advocated,…

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Then the man—Adam—named his wife Eve, because she would be the mother of all who live. Genesis 3:20 (NLT) Mother of All Ten years ago, a Toronto-based businessman had the idea of erecting a 24-metre statue in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It would depict a grieving mother with her arms outstretched towards Europe, to…

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Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. Matthew 6:21 (NLT) Where Your Treasure Is A fabled treasure purportedly lies hidden on Oak Island in Nova Scotia. If the stories are to be believed, everything from millions in cash to Shakespeare’s lost folios, Queen Marie Antoinette of France’s jewels and…

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No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and be enslaved to money. Luke 16:13 (NLT) Two Masters While having two official languages has posed challenges to Canada as a nation, there are positives…

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Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Psalm 37:7 (NIV) Be Still In July last year, Nestle Canada said it was selling its Pure Life bottled water business to Ice River Springs as Ontario prepares to…

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A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) Gentle Answer When David Mainse passed away in 2017, the CBC reported that the “gentle host and pioneer of Canadian televangelism [has died] at age 81. He was the Pentecostal minister who brought televangelism Canadian-style to the nation with…

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The wise are glad to be instructed, but babbling fools fall flat on their faces. Proverbs 10:8 (NLT) Babbling Fools According to an article in Canadian Living magazine, “Research indicates that up to the age of five or six months, infants are good at distinguishing a variety of speech sounds, called phonemes, from all languages.…

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