When reading the Bible, you’re bound to come across an assortment of behaviours, phrases and terms that might seem a bit odd or bizarre to the world of today. For example, have you ever been so sad, angry, desperate or depressed that you felt the need to tear your clothes? Continue reading Have you ever felt the urge to tear your clothes off?
One night I dreamed a dream.
As I was walking along the beach with my Lord.
Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life.
For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand,
One belonging to me and one to my Lord. Continue reading “Footprints in the Sand”
Instead of pointing fingers and blaming each other for this, that, and whatever, we need to step back and appreciate the truth: because of our inherited disobedience against God, we’re all dying. Yes, we’re saved by the grace of God through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ, but our bodies are still going to die. Continue reading Deadly Viruses, a Good Creation and a Loving God
Whether it was a creative and quirky quote from the The Cat in the Hat card you received that one birthday, or the worn-out, dogeared book you’ve happened upon in a backpacker’s hostel or doctor’s waiting room, Dr. Seuss is a literary icon. Continue reading “Shorth is better than length”
Throughout the Old Testament, the Jewish nation of Israel was God’s chosen people. Through Moses, God led the Israelites out of their 400 or so years of slavery in Egypt and into the Promised Land of Canaan (modern-day Israel and … Continue reading “…there is no Gentile or Jew…”
Shortly before Israel’s exile during the Eighth Century before Christ, Hosea (which means salvation) was the first of the Twelve Minor Prophets found in the final section of the Nevi’im. From the second verse of the first chapter, it’s clear … Continue reading Where, O death, is your victory?
When we look back through history, plagues and viruses are pretty regular, and as a Christian, I’m well aware of the prophecy of the Four Horsemen in Revelations 6:1-8. There’s been plenty of debate amongst historians, theologians, and doomsday advocates … Continue reading COVID-19…just another pandemic?
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us; and we saw His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. Continue reading The Word Became Flesh?
They might be thin, but could one of these Arabian camels go through the eye of a needle? Continue reading It’d be Easier for a Camel…
In his work “Mere Christianity“, Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis stated that, Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often … Continue reading How often are you A-mazed?