Shawn Brix

Shawn Brix

Rev. Shawn Brix has served as pastor in several Ontario churches. He and his wife, Jenny, have three children.

July 31, 2013

There Remains a Sabbath Rest!

Hebrews 4:6-11
There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God… Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest …
—Hebrews 4:9, 11

July 30, 2013

Falling Short of God's Rest

Hebrews 4:1-5
Since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it.
—Hebrews 4:1

July 29, 2013

Jesus at the Center

Colossians 2:13-23
Do not let anyone judge you by … a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ.
—Colossians 2:16-17

July 28, 2013

Jesus' Pattern

Matthew 26:36-44
Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsem-ane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”
—Matthew 26:36

July 27, 2013

Not by Bit and Bridle

Psalm 32
Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no un-derstanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle.
—Psalm 32:9

July 26, 2013

Conversation Between Friends

Acts 9:1-19
Suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?”
—Acts 9:3-4

July 25, 2013

The Gentle Whisper

1 Kings 19:1-18
And after the fire came a gentle whisper.
—1 Kings 19:12

July 24, 2013

The Lord's Day

Acts 20:7-12
On the first day of the week we came together to break bread. Paul

spoke to the people and … kept on talking until midnight.
—Acts 20:7

July 23, 2013

Experiencing Joy

Philippians 3:7-14
I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his res-urrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death.
—Philippians 3:10

July 22, 2013

The Source of Joy

Philippians 3:7-14
I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things.
—Philippians 3:8

July 21, 2013

Rejoice in the Lord

Philippians 4:1-7
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
—Philippians 4:4

July 20, 2013

God Is Love

1 John 4:7-21
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
—1 John 4:8

July 19, 2013

The People Business

John 3:1-17
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

July 18, 2013

Free to Serve Others

Matthew 12:9-14
“How much more valuable is a person than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”
—Matthew 12:12

July 17, 2013

Mercy, Not Sacrifice

Matthew 12:1-8
“If you had known what these words mean, &lsquoI desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the in-nocent.”
—Matthew 12:7

July 16, 2013

Embracing Relationships

Matthew 12:1-4
When the Pharisees saw this, they said to [Jesus], “Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath.”
—Matthew 12:2

July 15, 2013

Telling

Psalm 66
Come and hear, all you who fear God; let me tell you what he has done for me.
—Psalm 66:16

July 14, 2013

Journaling

Psalm 90:1-12
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
—Psalm 90:12

July 13, 2013

Deepening the Memory Traces

Luke 2:1-20
Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.
—Luke 2:19

July 12, 2013

Forgetting

Psalm 78:1-22
They forgot what he had done, the wonders he had shown them.
—Psalm 78:11

July 11, 2013

Remembering

Deuteronomy 5:12-15
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God brought you out of there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm.
—Deuteronomy 5:15

July 10, 2013

Chosen in Love

Deuteronomy 7:7-11
The LORD did not set his affection on you and choose you because you were more numerous than other peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples.
—Deuteronomy 7:7

July 9, 2013

Sharpening Our Axe

Colossians 3:15-17
Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
—Colossians 3:17

July 8, 2013

Pausing

Leviticus 23:1-3
“The seventh day is a day of sabbath rest … You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a sabbath to the LORD.”
—Leviticus 23:3

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