The Golden Rule

Many people will appeal to the so-called Golden Rule as their guide as to how they conduct their lives – or how they think they conduct their lives. It is …

One Thing Needful

While being distracted by a number of battles – all of them which I believed to be valid, and still do so believe – I came to Spurgeon’s exposition of …

Doctrine and Sentimentality

In 1923 J. Gresham Machen wrote his devastating critique of liberal theology in Christianity and Liberalism. With precision and logic he showed that Christianity and liberal theology were two different …

Does God Need Us?

A few weeks ago, in a Scripture class, we drifted off the topic onto ‘the attributes of God’. In answer to a question, I referred to Acts 17:24-25, ‘The God …

Believing in God

Recently I had someone confront me quite vigorously with the question: ‘Why believe in God?’ Pilate famously asked, in the presence of Christ: ‘What is truth?’ but he does not …

God’s Love In Our Redemption

Seeking to be succinct, the apostle Paul told the Corinthian Church: ‘For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified’ (1 Cor.2:2). His basic message …