Saturday, March 16, 2013

Thirst No More

While I was driving my car and listening to Christian music a small epiphany occurred in my mind and soul. Rather than describe to you exactly what happened I will share with you what I wrote down....

Have you ever caught yourself wanting something you know you don't need? Or desiring something you have no right to? Have you ever made the wrong choice and followed it up with yet another "wrong choice"?
Perhaps you are guilty of drinking from the world's well. Everyday I see people who not only are relying on the world for their fulfillment but add to it by only calling on God when they're going through a trial or tribulation. God and His grace toward us is to be relied on DAILY!!! When we don't then we soon find the well of the world dehydrating us and leaving us wanting more, and all along God has told us "drink from my cup and I will QUENCH your soul"
The word of God says THIRST no more..... Not drink no more. We are to continually consume and swallow the life giving Word of God. Submerge ourselves in the cleansing of our mind, body and soul.
Our God.
The ONLY source that will truly quench the eternal drought that is a soul separated from our REDEEMER!!!!

But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

John 4:14

After all the noise of a secular world's oppressive lies of strife and struggle our redeemer tells us THIRST NO MORE!!!
Pastor Aaron Oliveria
Chetwynd Community Church
Chetwynd (Burk's Falls) Ont.

Sunday, March 3, 2013


As this is my first blog post I will properly introduce myself.
My name is Aaron Oliveira. I was raised North of Burk's Falls in the little town of Sundridge. My parents are Pedro and Anita Oliveira, they are Godly, loving and sincere parents who raised me to believe not only in the Power of God but also His Grace and Love toward us.
I also have two younger siblings Leah my sister and Isaac my brother. All of my family is serving the Lord in our own abilities and degrees and that alone is a testament to my parents teaching and love in the Lord.
That's enough about me for now :-)
I was listening to some Christian music on my way home from work on Friday and caught the song "Redeemed" by Bog Daddy Weave. The song reaches it's lyrical pinnacle in the third verse when it states....
"Because I don't have to be the old man inside of me
'Cause his day is long dead and gone
Because I've got a new name, a new life, I'm not the same
And a hope that will carry me home"

Tears welled up in my eyes as I drove North on Hwy 11 towards home in the realisation of yet another beautiful and vivid picture of God's Grace toward me.... and toward the world!
 Not only am I redeemed in eternal salvation, but  God has redeemed every one of my doubts, disappointments, fears and negative personal attributes.  I AM A NEW MAN. Not just "eventually" but TODAY!!!
God is speaking to my whole person when I hear the words........... I AM