About

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Welcome to the website of the Canadian Bible Guy—or as I’m known in my day-to-day life, the blog of yours truly, Jeremy Edgar.

There’s nothing particularly special about me. I’m an ordinary guy who lives in Ontario, Canada, serving as a youth pastor since 2009. My wife Sarah and I have been married since 2008 and share our home with some crazy kids: Bella, James, and Olivia. In my spare time I like to read, play baseball, and lift weights. But what I really love to do, and what this website is dedicated to, is teaching people the Bible. God’s Word is powerful and active. It came alive for me when I was 19 and in the throes of a crisis of faith. Since then I have committed my life to proclaiming the good news about Jesus and helping people begin a lifelong relationship with him.

I strive to be like the man in Psalm 1:

[1] Blessed is the man
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers;
[2] but his delight is in the law of the LORD,
and on his law he meditates day and night.

[3] He is like a tree
planted by streams of water
that yields its fruit in its season,
and its leaf does not wither.
In all that he does, he prospers.

I hope that through this website I can help a few other people also discover a richer walk with God as we study the Bible together.

5 Comments on “About

  1. Hi Jeremy, well done! I’ve read through a couple of your posts and I’ll be reading more. It’s also great that you are working with youth, which is so vitally important today. I became a Christian in my mid twenties in Ottawa, Ontario although I now live in Nova Scotia. The aim of your blog is similar to mine, providing factual evidence that supports the Christian faith and worldview. I had a 1001 questions when I started out and I’m slowly addressing them. You may find some helpful resources at my site. I’m looking forward to getting to know more about you and I’m sure we’ll be talking in the future. Grace and blessings my friend. – Bruce

  2. Jeremy,

    just stumbled onto your blog. Looked at an older one on homosexuality. Like much of what you wrote, and your many other blog posts, but you need to rethink this”Work on Saturday. Once againnnnn….the Sabbath was a command in the 10 Commandments given to ancient Israel. Not. For. Us. Although, there are some Christians who observe some sort of Sabbath rest on Sunday’s.” The 10 Commandments are still very much valid for today. And the one on the sabbath – it is the longest Commandment. There must be a reason. Not legalism as Jesus pointed out again and again, but the Sabbath itslef, rest 1 day in 7, is central to Christianity.

    Blessings, Arthur

    • Hey Arthur! Thanks for reading and responding. My current take on the Sabbath is that it is part of the OT law which has passed away. The new law is written on our hearts…which is why we still observe most, if not all, of the moral commands in the OT. Interestingly, all of the 10 commandments are repeated in the NT epistles….except keeping the sabbath! Instead, Colossians 2:16-17, Romans 14:5-6, and Galatians 4:9-10 all state that the OT understanding of the sabbath is gone. If a NT Christian choses to observe a sabbath, they are doing so at their own choosing to the Lord’s glory; yet Christians are not bound to do so. The sabbath was a “former thing” that was a “shadow” of what was to come—namely, the rest we find in Christ. At least, that is a summary of my current understanding. Check out those verses and see what you think. I hope at least that we can agree that the sabbath is a secondary issue, and that what matters more is salvation through faith in Christ. If we agree on that, then we are brothers in the Lord and for that I am grateful!

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