Weekly Bulletin – May 28, 2023


Devotional “Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4 The Bible warns that “the wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23), and “the soul that sinneth, it shall die” (Ezekiel 18:20). These are strange days, however, and there are many “that call evil [...]

Weekly Bulletin – May 28, 20232023-05-26T20:09:27-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 167th Edition – May 21, 2023


“Abide thou with me, fear not: …. with me thou shalt be in safeguard” [1 Samuel 22:23]      These words were spoken by David to Abiathar the priest, who had escaped Saul’s slaughter of his fellow priests.  But though he had escaped, his life was still in danger.  Thus he needed the refuge that [...]

Bits and Pieces – 167th Edition – May 21, 20232023-05-20T15:27:46-04:00

Weekly Bulletin – May 21, 2023


Devotional "Go, and sin no more." John 8:11 The trial of the woman taken in adultery demonstrates Christ's power to cancel the guilt of sin. The law, represented by the accusing Pharisees, is swift to condemn, but Christ, who came to redeem sinners from the law, here shows that He can silence all [...]

Weekly Bulletin – May 21, 20232023-05-20T15:00:54-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 166th Edition – May 14, 2023


     It is a good thing to set aside a day to honour our parents, but not just one day - every day! Today is Mothers’ Day and it has been celebrated in North America since 1914 under President Woodrow Wilson.      The Fifth Commandment reads, “Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy [...]

Bits and Pieces – 166th Edition – May 14, 20232023-05-13T21:49:01-04:00

Weekly Bulletin – May 14, 2023


Devotional “Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.” Psalm 16:11 The 16th Psalm contains the Bible’s first reference to the resurrected Christ at the “right hand” of His heavenly Father, and this is important, for there [...]

Weekly Bulletin – May 14, 20232023-05-13T17:13:12-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 165th Edition – May 7, 2023


“Ye are not your own.”  [1 Corinthians 6:20]      When a failed store or restaurant is taken over by a new company, one of the first things the new owners do is to alert the public that the shop is under new management.  This shows that the otherwise disappointing place is now refurbished and [...]

Bits and Pieces – 165th Edition – May 7, 20232023-05-06T22:07:16-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 164th Edition – April 30, 2023


     The renowned novelist, Charles Dickens, pronounced the Biblical story of the “Prodigal Son” [Luke 15] as the best short story ever told.  Think of how this story might have ended.      The prodigal son might have prospered and remained in the far country. That is what he envisaged when he initially left home.  [...]

Bits and Pieces – 164th Edition – April 30, 20232023-04-29T16:24:23-04:00

Weekly Bulletin – April 30, 2023


Devotional "The Lord taketh pleasure in His people." Psalm 149:4 How comprehensive is the love of Jesus! There is no part of His people's interests which He does not consider, and there is nothing which concerns their welfare which is not important to Him. Not merely does He think of you, believer, as [...]

Weekly Bulletin – April 30, 20232023-04-29T17:46:17-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 163rd Edition – April 23, 2023


“Then began men to call upon the name of the Lord”  [Genesis 4:26]      This is undoubtedly the age of instant communication.  In my lifetime, society has gone from the telephone as a domestic novelty to today’s indispensable ‘smart phones’ that seem to govern every moment of every day for many people.  World events [...]

Bits and Pieces – 163rd Edition – April 23, 20232023-04-22T21:43:46-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 162nd Edition – April 16, 2023


“Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands”  [Isaiah 49:16]      Recently in our town, some people found a newborn baby stuffed into a bag and left in a doorway to die.  Though maternal instinct is proverbially strong, mothers can and do forget their suckling children.  And if mother-love can break [...]

Bits and Pieces – 162nd Edition – April 16, 20232023-04-15T21:26:59-04:00
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