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Br. E.G. Carriere

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  • Galations 3

    "Grace, can only be for someone who has transgressed against the law. Therefore, how can someone obtain grace, if they're in denial of the law."Galations 3Transgression of the moral law is our improper conduct, our disobedience to  God in going against His Word, which also involves wrongdoing...
  • Acts 11:11-18

    [The apostle Peter explained,] "Acts 11:11-18 "And, look you, thereupon, three men, who had been sent to me from Caesarea, stood at the house where we were. The Spirit told me to go with them and to make no distinctions. These six brethren also came with me and we came to the man's house. He told ...
  • Your Faith Can Help Others

    https://www.faithisbelieving.org/blogs/1/36/your-faith-can-heal-others Your Faith Can Help OthersThis is a hard question to answer in a short post. Many books have been written on the subject. And yet, it can be so involved, and even so personal, the answer never seems to become clear to many peo...
  • Repentance

  • The Lord's Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations

    https://www.faithisbelieving.org/blogs/1/21/the-lord-s-teaching-through-the-twelve-apostles-to-the-nations The Didache The Lord's Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations 1 There Are Two Ways 1:1 There are two ways, one of life and one of death! and there is a great difference betwe...
  • Romans 8:9

    https://www.faithisbelieving.org/blogs/1/20/verse-of-the-day-romans-8-9 You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.Romans 8:9We show who is in control in...
  • Verse of the day - Proverbs 23:22

    https://www.faithisbelieving.org/blogs/1/46/verse-of-the-day-proverbs-23-22 Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.Proverbs 23:22 Honor your parents. Your life is built on it. Parents will weaken with age, but you still should honor them. God ord...
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  • The Manifestation of Holy Love

    The Manifestation of Holy Love "And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us." 1 John 4:16 The question we mostly ask: In what way is the divine, majestic act of making man a partaker of true love accomplished? Our answer to this is 1. Prepared by the Father in Creation.2. Made pos...
  • Verse of the day - Hebrews 13:20-21

    May the God of peace, ...that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will. Hebrews 13:20-21A good shepherd equips his sheep to face the trials of life. But as Psalm 23 reminds us, no shepherd equips his sheep quite like the ultimate Shepherd. Let's unleash his po...
  • Verse of the day - Psalm 78:72

    David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them.  Psalm 78:72One of the greatest honors and responsibilities a Christian leader can have is to be designated a pastor or shepherd in God's family. While only a few truly qualify biblically to be recognized as sheph...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 6:3

    Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  Romans 6:3It's common to say we're dead to sin in terms of our spiritual self, or that “when God looks at me, God sees Christ and not my sinful human self." In reality we're still sinners...
  • How to be humble?

    How to be humble? It’s never easy to humble oneself, and when our path demands humility of us, we can easily slip up. Humility can be thoght of as the absence of pride, just as darkness is the absence of light. We cannot become more humble by concentrating on humility, as it becomes a begin...
  • Romans 12:15

    Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Romans 12:15 This verse deals with the subject of Christian empathy, not sympathy. Sympathy is subjective emotionalism, whereas empathy is the ability to objectively relate to another person’s situation. Empathy is the ability to ...
  • Isaiah 53:5(KJV)

    But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.  Isaiah 53:5(KJV)For all of us who have trusted Christ as Saviour these poignant words can pierce our own hearts, as we begin to unders...
  • Verse of the day -Isaiah 42:3-4

    In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope.  Isaiah 42:3-4God will not falter! In a world where justice so seldom prevails, God is our only real assurance that justice will ...
  • Revised Statement of Faith & Beliefs

    Statement of Faith & BeliefsThis statement of faith is composed from various sources but relates to my own revised statement of faith and beliefs.Section 1: The BibleI believe the Bible, comprised of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God (Matthew...
  • Verse of the day - Philippians 1:4-5

    In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. Philippians 1:4-5 Paul extends the thanks he began in verse 3. Specifically, he thanks God constantly, in every prayer, for what the Philippian church has been able to ...
  • Verse of the day - Psalm 10:12

    Arise, LORD! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless. Psalm 10:12 We are very much aware that we live in a broken world. Unfortunately, our broken world is also filled with broken people. In days of pain and anguish, in days when those who hurt know their helplessness, we have no oth...
  • Different horizons may hold different views

    Take the time to read this dialogue and think of what it is all about. You will be surprised. Different horizons may hold different views. Once upon a time there was an old monk who was well versed. The art of the mind can subdue the ape and the horse, so the name is decided. One day, the old mon...
  • Faith - 2 Thessalonians 1:3

    We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing.2 Thessalonians 1:3 Our relationship to God is a faith relationship. Faith is the key that unlocks the doors to all His benef...
  • Psalm 25:14-15

    The Lord confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only he will release my feet from the snare.Psalm 25:14-15Where does true deliverance come from? Only from God. Deliverance is found in God through deep reverential respect for his holin...
  • Matthew 10:26-33

    Matthew 10:26-33Jesus said to the Twelve: “Fear no one. Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known. What I say to you in the darkness, speak in the light; what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops. And do not be afraid of those who kill the bod...
  • Recent changes

    I am finding that the changes to the newsfeed makes it more challenging to know how to post content. I had to click on the "Posts" link to see just the posts.. It seems that we can no longer post content directly to the newsfeed and must add content by using the blog feature.  I have been deal...
  • Sharing with others

    The Corinthian church was a diverse community that Paul was encouraging to behave in countercultural ways – in how they ate together, but also in how they gave. Paul sent Titus and the brothers to help with the practical organisation of the gift – to ensure both financial probity and sec...
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  • Revised statement of faith

    The following is a revised version of my statement of faith. It is open for interpretation and lets you know more on how my faith has changed over time. Statement of Faith Section 1: The BibleI believe in the Bible, comprised of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, and autho...
  • Laying down your burdens

    Laying down your burdens Jesus said: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 What is it that burdens you? What is it that weighs you down and tempts you to fall into depression, sorrow or even despair? Is there something that you tend t...
  • Trusting the Almighty

    TRUSTING THE ALMIGHTYBy Raising Hope Ministry Uganda When Jesus arrived at the official’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd who were making a commotion, he said, “Go away! The girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they ridiculed him. When the crowd was put out, he ca...
  • Technology Today?

    The Internet became a mainstream medium around 1996. Those aged under about 25, who grew up with computers and mobile phones, were ‘born’ into this digital world. Those of us in older age groups are ‘immigrants’ to this new world, perhaps on occasional we become confused &lsq...
  • Nothing is without making an effort

    Nothing is without making an effort "He [ John] came as a witness , to bear witness of the Light, that all might believe through him" (Jn1,7). The figure of John the Baptist, which marks each of our Advent is unavoidable. It must go through John to believe in Jesus. To prepare the way of the Lord,...
  • How can we know if a child is ready to become a Christian?

    How can we know if a child is ready to become a Christian? What must a child do to become a Christian? What should we do when a very young child wants to accept Christ as his Saviour? Most parents, teachers and pastors wrestle with the prickly issue of children and salvation. The good news is that w...
  • A Ministers Covenant with God

    A Ministers Covenant with God I have been drafting up a covenant that we as ministers should think about doing. As we are here to pass on the Lord's knowledge and wisdom, we should place our own agendas before that of God. The following a is work in progress and is up for discussion. Having, as we ...
  • Hatred

    A Note to All Haters: Haters, I don't hate you because Jesus is in me and I choose to agree with His way of doing things. Hate divides good and consolidates bad. If you are a hater, you have probably found other like minded Haters that enjoy hating with you. Jesus said, "I didn't come to bring pea...
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  • God's Paint Brush

    God's Paint Brush  Have you ever watched the sun set, or seen the waves crash upon the sand, and look up into the sky to see birds flying above the land.   Have you ever watched two deer play, or seen a wolf howl at the moon, or see a shooting star in the sky on a hot summer night in June....
  • Psalm 31 Prayer

    Psalm 31 Prayer  Father God, I come to You in both humble faith and in prayer; I come, and I lay before Your feet, my every burden. Hear my cry to You Lord. Hear me, as I pray. Save me, and strengthen me. I know you abide in me.   You Father God, are my Rock. You are my shelter and my...
  • Psalm 32 Prayer

    Psalm 32 Prayer  Heavenly Father, I come to You now in the name of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I thank You that I am blessed, my transgressions are forgiven, and my sin is covered. By the power of Your Holy Spirit, and with Your life flowing through me, let there be no deception found in m...
  • Communicating with others

    Communicating with others  We order a meal in a restaurant, a supervisor gives direction on a job site, a child tugs at the skirt of their mother, a deaf couple sign in the park, an ad plays on the radio or on a television, and a teenager texts their friend(s) on smartphones. All of these thing...
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  • Abusing the goodness of God

    Well, we have the theme of the goodness of God and the title of our message, “Abusing the goodness of God.” Turn to Romans chapter 2...Romans chapter 2, the great Magna Carta of the gospel, the great book of Romans, chapter 2, and I want to read you the opening five verses of chapter 2 a...
  • God's Different Names

    What are the different names of God?  EL, ELOAH: God "mighty, strong, prominent" (Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 139:19) – etymologically, El appears to mean “power,” as in “I have the power to harm you” (Genesis 31:29). El is associated with other qualities, such as integri...
  • Prayer for Teenagers to Pray

    Prayer for Teenagers to PrayHeavenly Father, You are a loving and forgiving God and I ask You Lord to forgive me for all my sins and any unforgiveness thatI may have in my heart. I ask You Lord to forgive me for not always making You a priority in my life. I need Your help rightnow. I am being tempt...
  • A Prayer for the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

    A Prayer for the Gifts of the Holy Spirit  Holy Spirit, Divine Consoler, I adore You as my true God, with God the Father and God the Son. I adore You and unite myself to the adoration You receive from the angels and saints.  I give You my heart and I offer my ardent thanksgiving for all th...
  • A Prayer to the Holy Spirit

    A Prayer to the Holy Spirit (by Cardinal Mercier) I am going to reveal to you the secret of sanctity and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination and close your eyes to all the noises of the world in order to enter into yourself. Then, in the sanctuary of your baptized soul (wh...
  • Blessing of a New House

    Blessing of a New House  O heavenly Father, Almighty God, we humbly beseech you to bless and sanctify this house and all who dwell therein and everything else in it, and do you grant to fill it with all good things; grant to them, O Lord, the abundance of heavenly blessings and from the richnes...
  • Keep Us From Harm Prayer

    Keep Us From Harm Prayer  Heavenly Father, I come to You now in the Name of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I ask You Lord Jesus to put a hedge of protection around me and everyone I have prayed for today and for our homes, cars, lands, properties, (vehicles,) animals, pets, work places, finan...
  • Baptism of the Holy Spirit

    Baptism of the Holy Spirit  Heavenly Father, I come to You now in the Name of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Heavenly Father, I plead the Blood of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ over me and I thank You for the most wonderful gift of salvation. Lord Jesus You promised me another gift, the gif...
  • Healing Prayer

    Healing Prayer (speak healing into your body/spirit/life)  Jesus is the Lord of my life. Sickness and disease have no power over me. I am forgiven and free from sin and guilt. I am dead to sin and alive to righteousness. Colossians 1:21, 22   Jesus bore my sins in His Body on the tree...