Our sentimental approach to Christ’s birth sanitizes the event to the point where we re-cast the story for palatability, nostalgia, and commercial manipulation.
Insight for Living Canada exists as a ministry at this time to communicate God’s Word so that people understand it, come to faith in Christ, and grow in their relationship with Him.
Sincerity, effort, or focusing on your faith doesn’t grant true assurance. The real ground of God’s acceptance is the grace that He has showered on you through the life, death, and resurrection of Christ.
Christ is building His church, He is setting the captives free, and the powers of hell cannot conquer it.
Conflict, like anger, is natural. What makes conflict sinful is wrong motives for it and negative manifestations of it.
Participation and involvement in something helps to make it more real.
People want and need peace. The truth is Jesus was born to die to secure the needed peace with God for all who believe (Isaiah 53:4-5). This is our message and what everyone needs to hear.
The nature of grace means that God doesn’t owe it to us. Grace is simply defined as undeserved favour. As such it cannot be owed; it would cease to be grace.
People, including Christians, are confused about forgiveness. The Bible speaks mostly about God’s forgiveness of us and doesn’t say much about how forgiveness between people works.