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 …

Feminism’s Miss Takes

It is obligatory to be a feminist these days, but this has led to some bizarre situations. Recently, Yassmin Abdel-Magied declared on ABC television (where else?) that Islam ranks as …

Misleading ‘Christian’ Slogans

There  is  a  strong  element  of  disguise  and  deception  in  the  spiritual  battles  that  we  face.  In  Paul’s  day  there  were  false  apostles  who  disguised  themselves  as  apostles  of  Christ,  …

The Wonder of God

The  Christian  faith  must  ever  fill  us  with  a  sense  of  wonder  that  it  is  true.  One  of  the  many  sad  passages  in  the  autobiography  of  Charles  Darwin  concerns  his  …

Prophecies of the First Coming of Christ

The  great  French  scientist  of  the  seventeenth  century,  Blaise  Pascal,  was  a  devoted  believer  in  Jesus  the  Messiah.  He  set  about  writing  a  work  on  Christian  apologetics  to  refute  the  …