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Luke 16:19-31 Does everyone go to Heaven?  It’s an honest question that preachers hear often, and sadly affirmed by many good intentional preachers heard at funerals.  But is it good intentions or is it fear to tell the truth?  See, I wish I could answer that question with a joyful Yes! “That all people go to Heaven.”  I know our Lord desires this……. “This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” 1 Tim 2:3-4.  But the simple truth and reality is; that this is never going to happen, though we plead for this to happen.  Why? Man love darkness rather than light and men love their sin too much to give it up.  Again Jesus said these words “Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many . For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few .” Matt 7:13-14.  Hea


John 4:46-54 Nothing can shatter a parent more quickly or more completely than affliction falling upon their children.  I can remember rushing to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto with Julie because of complications with Rachel’s valve that connects to her heart.  I can remember rushing Hannah to the hospital after her fall in the kitchen when she busted her two bottom front baby teeth out.  I can remember rushing to Sick Kids in Winnipeg because Sarah’s opening in her skull was swelling up and the doctors were very concerned for her. These are shattering moments for any parent!  They’re moments that make you feel utterly helpless and desperate for someone to take your babies pain away.  I know Julie has much stronger stomach when it comes to cuts, blood or needle, so I can’t image what my little Sarah was going though as they stuck this long needle to collect fluid out of her spine, to see what’s going on in her little body.  BUT! I truly believe it’s those moments where G