Free Bible Courses For All 
 
Bible courses for children, teens and adults are available online and through the mail. These courses, from the Mailbox Club, are offered to you free of charge. By studying God’s Word, you will come to know the Lord Jesus in a deeper way.
 
 
 
 
 
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Testimonials
 

« I took the Mailbox Club courses when I was a child.   I remember being very excited to receive each next lesson as it came in the mail.  The courses gave me fundamental knowledge about God, the Bible and Jesus at a young age.  I am grateful to my parents for putting me through the courses. »

                                  Ryan – Quebec, CANADA
 

« The lessons have brought me closer to the Lord in knowing what he has done for us.  Since I have been taking these lessons, I will give you one of my testimonies.  I was diagnosed with lung cancer and through a lot of prayer I am now in remission and I am giving all the praise to my Lord.  It also taught me how much the Lord loves us and forgives us, no matter what we do.  And oh, how I love him.  I am so glad I was saved by his grace and know him as my Saviour. »

                                  Edna – Wisconsin, USA
 
« I am french-speaking but I decided to take the English courses because for me, the words really touched my heart.  When I’d work on the Bible courses it was  a time of peace, and I felt closer to the Lord.  The courses are easy but there is so much to learn at the same time.  I won’t forget all the things that I learned from them.  It has helped me to be able to share the Word with others.  I brought my parents to the Lord before they died.  My son wanted to die and I shared with him and know that he believes in God.  The courses are a wonderful gift. »
 
                                  Ginette – Quebec, CANADA
 
« I have been taking these Bible study courses since my early teens and now I’m in my thirties!  They’ve equipped me with wisdom, truth, encouragement and hope to faithfully serve the Lord.  They’ve kept me from Satan’s deceit and given me a deeper understanding of God’s love.  Praise be to God for this wonderful ministry! »
 
                                Heidi – Quebec, CANADA
 
 
« These courses mean everything to me.  I feel lost when I don’t have one to complete.  I wait in total anticipation for a new one to come in the mail.  It is amazing how much I learn.  Always, always, looking forward to learning more. »
 
                                Suzete – Ontario, CANADA
 
« I am Portuguese Canadian. English is my second language.  I really enjoy working on the Bible Courses, but I have difficulty with the English, reading and writing because I never went to school to learn.  I have learned English through my Bible study.  I am very happy with the friends I met during my study.  Every time I read or talk about the Bible study I feel like I am talking to GOD because I really believe in Him.  He’s the source of my life. »
 
                             Georgina – Ontario, CANADA
Who We Are

La Voix de l’Évangile, Québec is a vital part of the extensive radio work of Global Outreach Mission which reaches into many French-speaking countries of the world. The broadcasts are recorded in the studio of the radio follow-up office in Châteauguay.

The ministry began in 1955 in the Back to the Bible Broadcast studios in Lincoln, Nebraska through a staff member who spoke French fluently and had a burden for the French-speaking people of the world. An office was soon established in Aix-en-Provence in France.
 
In 1974, an office was opened in Châteauguay, Québec, under the direction of Global Outreach Mission representatives, Clarence and Pearl Shelly. At the present time, the broadcasts are aired on one station in Montreal, six stations in northern Ontario, seven stations in Atlantic Canada and one in Champlain, NY. Stephen Frank became the director of La Voix de l’Évangile, Québec in 2006. His wife, Karen, is also a representative of Global Outreach Mission.
 
The weekly French-language 15-minute broadcast features Pastor Michel Martel, a Québec evangelist who faithfully teaches the Word of God. Audio messages (in French only) are available on CDs at a reasonable cost as well as approximately 40 books in French on the Christian life.
 
Action Mondiale d’Évangélisation (Québec) Inc is the name of the Québec incorporation of Global Outreach Mission.
Partnership
Our ministry is made possible by the financial and prayer support of individuals, families and churches. Our Bible correspondence courses are sent free of charge to hundreds of students in several countries. Your financial partnership would be greatly appreciated to help defray the cost of materials and postage.
 

Kindly send your donation in Canadian or U.S. currency to:

Action Mondiale d’Évangélisation

110 Principale – P.O Box 80025
Châteauguay, Québec
J6J 5X2
Canada
 

Tax-deductible receipts for donations will be sent to Canadian residents.

Statement of Faith

1. WE BELIEVE the Bible to be verbally inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.

2. WE BELIEVE that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
 
3. WE BELIEVE in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
 
4. WE BELIEVE that all men have sinned and for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
 
5. WE BELIEVE in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
 
6. WE BELIEVE in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
 
7. WE BELIEVE in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ
 
Aches and Praise

Aches and Praise Three Hundred & Twenty One

Dear friends,  

 

For those of you who have been reading this blog for more than a few weeks, you probably noticed that I quote from several pastors, including Dr. David Jeremiah, Dr. Charles Stanley and Warren W. Wiersbe. Today I want to expand my sphere of reference to include a pastor who is very well-liked by many: Dr. John Piper. While visiting the saints in Fergus last month, Karen and I received several excellent books, including one by Dr. Piper. In looking at the table of contents, one chapter title caught my eye: “Discernment by Desire.” I spoke a little about discernment last Wednesday at the “Evergreens” meeting in Niagara Falls, so when I saw this title, my curiosity was aroused.

Dr. Piper writes: “Most of the choices we make in a day are not made after consciously weighing a list of criteria. We dress and eat and sit and walk and a hundred other things without consciously asking: Is this the will of God? I think this is inevitable and good. It reveals our true inner nature. If we are going to do what pleases God, most of the time it will be by reflex, not reflection.” This reminded me of when I learned to play the guitar. After learning a song, I found that I would be able to play it many years later, thanks to muscle memory.
 
Dr. Piper continues: “This means that one faculty of discernment is deeper than reflective reason. What faculty is that? Perhaps we should call it the discerning faculty of desire. If choices are being made, moment by moment, without reflection, then the faculty of desire is not merely following the dictates of reason; it is following its own nose. Desire, or something closely connected to it, ‘smells’ the preferred choice and embraces it before reflection.”
 
Toward the end of the chapter, Dr. Piper writes: “We are to let our Spirit-shaped desires be our guide. We are to discern by desire. In other words, when we have narrowed down the choices into a small circle enclosed by biblical principle and spiritual wisdom and careful observation, then inside that circle we prayerfully ask: In which choice do we delight? According to Psalm 1:1-2, the alternative to walking in the counsel of the ungodly is to ‘delight in the law of the Lord.’ Our faculty of delight is crucial in keeping us from folly.” The Bible teaches that those who say that there is no God are fools. The psalmist David goes on to say that “they are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds” (Psalm 14:1).
 
On the news last night, a man on trial for murdering his wife gave an “explanation” of his violent action by saying that he reacted to seeing her pointing a knife in his direction and that he didn’t have time to think before stabbing her. My first thought upon hearing this was that he did have time to think before he flew into a rage.
 
The first murder in history is recorded in the fourth chapter of the book of Genesis. After God accepted Abel’s offering and rejected Cain’s, the latter killed his brother. I’ve heard different viewpoints as to why God chose Abel’s offering. It is my understanding that Abel was favoured by God because he brought an offering that involved the shedding of blood. In Genesis 3:21, we read that God made garments of skin for Adam and Eve after they sinned. I believe that God’s approval of Abel’s offering reflects the link between the shedding of blood and atonement and forgiveness, as recorded in Leviticus 17:11 and Hebrews 9:22. Proper worship requires obedience to God’s directives, which is what Abel demonstrated.
 
Karen and I received some sad news today: Ernie Presseau, the brother of a Christian friend, passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Ernie was very involved in community life in Châteauguay, organizing St. Patrick’s Day parades and other events for many years. We offer our sincere sympathy to Bob and all of Ernie’s family.
 
Scripture for the weekend: “And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once, and after this comes judgment; so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, shall appear a second time, not to bear sin, to those who eagerly await Him for salvation.” Hebrews 9:27-28 (NASB) 
 
Thought for the weekend: “We have the juice of grapes only because somebody has crushed the grapes. We have bread only because somebody has crushed the grain into flour. We have fully productive and useful lives only because God has crushed our self-will.” – Dr. Charles Stanley (from his book “The Blessings of Brokenness”)
 

By His grace,

 

Steve




How to have eternal life

Epicurus, the Greek philosopher, said: « Each of us leaves life with the feeling that he has just been born, » while according to the Arabic proverb, « Death is closer to us than the eyelid of the eye. »

The thoughtful man therefore thinks of the afterlife, but only one throughout the history of mankind has triumphed over death; one who spoke with authority and simplicity of eternal life – Jesus Christ.

What is eternal life?
Eternal life is a life that never ends, and moreover, has a spiritual dimension. Jesus told His listeners, « I tell you the truth, whoever hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life. » The Gospel according to John 5:24.
His listeners were alive, but because of sin (and all are sinners) they were dead spiritually. Many brilliant men are nevertheless agnostics, atheists, because they are spiritually dead. Their relationship with God is broken, for they do not know Him. Jesus said to His Father, « Now this is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. » John 17:3
 
You and eternal life
« Anyone who believes in the Son of God has this testimony in his heart. Anyone who does not believe God has made Him out to be a liar, because he has not believed the testimony God has given about His Son. And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. » First epistle of John 5:10-12.
The theme of the Holy Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is that of the Redeemer, the Son of God. Over 300 prophecies were fulfilled to the letter in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.It is God speaking to you and if you do not believe in this message, or if you modify it, you make God a liar and you bring upon yourself everlasting destruction, far from the presence of the Lord.But, if by faith you receive Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour, you will live forever.
Jesus knocks at the door of your life. He wants to give you eternal life. You can experience the forgiveness of sin, peace and communion with God, and the power of a new and spiritual life. This life also has an eternal dimension; therefore, death is not the end but the dawn of an eternal and glorious day in the presence of Jesus Christ and His Father.
 
How do we receive eternal life?
« For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. » John 3:16. 
What needs to be done to inherit eternal life? We must trust in Jesus Christ. Sin caused death: spiritual and physical. Every man is spiritually dead and all die physically. Jesus paid the debt of our sin and therefore, if we are willing to turn from our sins and trust Him, He will forgive us and give us eternal life, for « the Son gives life to whom He is pleased to give it. » John 5.21
 
Can we know that we have eternal life?
The apostle John completed his first epistle with the words, « I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. » 1 John 5:13. Jesus gave this assurance to the repentant thief, telling him, « today you will be with Me in paradise. » The Gospel according to Luke 23:43
 
Can you lose eternal life?
In this case it would not be eternal. Moreover, Jesus said, « And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that I shall lose none of all that He has given Me, but raise them up at the last day. For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in Him shall have eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. » John 6:39 & 40. Speaking of His « sheep” He says: « I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of My hand. » John 10:28. As Jesus gives eternal life to all who trust in Him, He also keeps.
 
It’s Your Decision « For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him. Whoever believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because he has not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son … Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on him. » John. 3:17, 18 & 36
These verses in the Gospel of John say that you have the responsibility for your eternal fate in your hands. Jesus has done all that is necessary for your salvation and now offers you eternal life. « He who believes has everlasting life. » John 6:47.That is His promise.
What will you do with Jesus? Draw near to God in prayer and tell Him with all your heart that you trust in Jesus Christ in order to receive His salvation and eternal life.
 
Let us know of your decision so that we can rejoice with you and send you literature to help you in your new life of faith in Jesus Christ.
 
Ernest Keefe (servant of God; now with the Lord)