THE TEMPTATION OF CHRIST

Sometimes I think I'm just casually going to scan through a portion of Scripture in a couple of minutes, and instead the message contained therein comes alive, and I'm making all kinds of discoveries about it, even though I've read it countless times before. The Word of God is truly alive. It has unfathomable depth and significance. It's no creation of man.

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MIRACLES AND SCIENCE

While secular scientists claim to have backed the concept of God into a corner by explaining things in physical terms instead of what they dismissively and condescendingly describe as superstition, the truth is that the physical universe and all the laws they observe were created by God in the first place.

A FAITH-BUILDING CONFERENCE

Guliuzza stressed that we need to stop seeing creatures as being passively shaped by their environments, as Darwinism asserts, and to start seeing them as active problem-solving entities, designed to adapt (to a limited extent) enabling them to fill the earth according to the will of God.

ARE TONGUES REALLY FOR PRAYER?

Is the gift of tongues really to be used for prayer? Are you really missing out if you don't have it? Should we all be praying in tongues? If you are genuinely wanting answers to these questions, and if you believe that the Bible is the Word of God, this article will help you.

SHOULD CHRISTIANS BE INVOLVED IN POLITICS?

Should Christians be involved in politics? This isn't a lengthy Bible study on the question, just a brief outburst of my thoughts... Photo by Brian Wertheim on Unsplash Our world is being run by evil, wicked, foolish people-East and West. Should we stand back and say "Go ahead, destroy our economy; take my hard earned money and spend … Continue reading SHOULD CHRISTIANS BE INVOLVED IN POLITICS?

ARE TONGUES REALLY HEAVENLY LANGUAGES?

Great claims are made of the gift of speaking in tongues today. Among them is the belief that tongues are heavenly prayer languages, or the languages of angels. Is this true? Is it Biblical? Photo by Christophe Van der waals on Unsplash We can search the Scriptures with a fine tooth-comb, and not find one example of angels … Continue reading ARE TONGUES REALLY HEAVENLY LANGUAGES?

IS THE HOLY SPIRIT SPEAKING IN TONGUES?

In a large portion of the Christian church the claimed gift of speaking in tongues is held up as being almost supremely important to, and the sign of, a spirit-filled life. I'm going to examine this view today and in coming posts.

SHOULD CHRISTIANS TITHE?

Those who insist that we must tithe are regularly citing two Old Testament passages to support their claims. In the first Abraham, they say, gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything he had, long before the law was instituted...

FREE WILL AND SUFFERING

The number one reason people will give for not seeking or believing in God, so I'm told and so I gather, is the amount of suffering in the world. If there really were a loving God, we think, there would be no wars. There would be no crime, no disease, and no hunger or poverty...

HOW TO AVOID INSANITY

We all know (or at least, not long ago we all knew) that a man who thinks he is a fish is probably suffering some kind of mental imbalance, and we say that he's insane. But insanity extends further than just those whose brains are physically sick and damaged

THINKING ABOUT THE SECOND COMING

I've been interested in this subject long enough to know that there are a lot of very mistaken people out there, predicting, prognosticating, and generally confusing and misleading themselves and others, on the subject of the second coming of Jesus Christ.

Dear Mr. Smith

As a caution to those of you who are unfamiliar with the nature and intent of satire in this post-comedy age, please be aware that the following letter is not genuine. Mr. Smith. From the office of the President of the United States. Having emerged from government bunkers, and the craziest post-war party you could … Continue reading Dear Mr. Smith

WAS ADOLPH HITLER A CHRISTIAN?

I cannot help stating here very plainly that Jesus’ message was exactly opposite to that of Hitler’s, that the two names should not even be mentioned in the same breath, and that attempting to paint a link between the two is, in the case of a Professor of History who should know better and probably does, blasphemy.

HOYLE AND FINE-TUNING OF THE UNIVERSE

In chapter seven of "Return of the God Hypothesis", Stephen Meyer begins to consider the fascinating subject of the fine-tuning of the universe in his chapter titled, "The Goldilocks Universe".