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04
Apr

Too Many Chorus Repeats

Wrong. You have the wrong attitude. It’s not about you. It’s about God and your worship of Him. And clearly He deserves all our praises. The angels never get tired or bored of worshiping or praising God, never sick of the words, never! We sing hallelujah, hallelujah,...
25
Mar

Good Friday – The Death of Jesus

Part 5: The Death of Jesus Two aspects of Jesus’ death have been the source of great controversy, namely, the nature of the wound in his side and the cause of his death after only several hours on the cross. The gospel of John describes the piercing of Jesus’ side and emphasizes...
24
Mar

Good Friday – The Scourging of Jesus

Part 4: Scourging of Jesus At the Praetorium, Jesus was severely whipped. (Although the severity of the scourging is not discussed in the four Gospel accounts, it is implied in one of the epistles (1 Peter 2:24). A detailed word study of the ancient Greek text for this verse...
23
Mar

Good Friday – Medical Aspects of Crucifixion

Part 3: Medical Aspects of Crucifixion With a knowledge of both anatomy and ancient crucifixion practices, one may reconstruct the probable medical aspects of this form of slow execution. Each wound apparently was intended to produce intense agony, and the contributing causes of...
21
Mar

Good Friday – Crucifixion Practices

Part 2: Crucifixion Practices Although the Romans did not invent crucifixion (the Persians did), they perfected it as a form of torture and capital punishment that was designed to produce a slow death with maximum pain and suffering. It was one of the most disgraceful and cruel...
21
Mar

Good Friday – Flogging Practices

Today begins a five day series on the week that lead up to Good Friday. We’ll cover the flogging, crucifixion, medical aspects, scourging, and death of Jesus. What happened to Jesus was a terrible thing for any person, but we need to recognize that this happened to the Son...
14
Mar

Without Faith, Nothing Fun Happens

If you take faith out of the Bible, nothing FUN happens!! Hebrews 11 is often called the “Faith Hall of Fame.” Theses are stories of remarkable men and women whose stories stand out to encourage and challenge our faith. Moses never would have talked to Pharaoh or...
07
Mar

The Silent Sermon

A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the minister decided to visit him – it was a chilly day. That evening, the minister found the man at home all alone sitting by a blazing fire. Guessing the...
29
Feb

Scripture Cake

I recently inherited my grandmother’s recipe box. It includes 100’s of recipes, some from people I remember hearing about in my childhood. I went through it eagerly to discover something new. I pulled out 33 to try and passed on the box to my daughter Nicole, who is...
22
Feb

Ephraim’s Place Partnership

Camp Widjiitiwin is pleased to announce our newest partnership with Ephraim’s Place Community Centre in the Jane/Sheppard neighbourhood of Toronto. We’ll be working closely with Kevin Motiram and Bill Sunberg to bring 30 campers plus volunteers to Widjiitiwin the last week...