In the first centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, there was a flurry of finger-pointing and anti-Jewish sentiment in the burgeoning Christian community. It appears that some of the early copyists chose to omit this passage as it freed the Jewish people of exclusive culpability for Christ’s death. Continue reading “Father, forgive them…”
Alongside believing in the glory of God and the good news of Jesus Christ, all believers have been commissioned or charged to tell others about Him. Continue reading The Great Commission to Believers
What does it mean that God is Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent and Omnibenevolent? Continue reading God is “Omni” everything, so why were WE created?
Why did Jonah disobey the Lord? Well, for starters, the Ninevites were notoriously wicked, they weren’t the kind of people who’d appreciate some bad news from a travelling prophet. Indeed, the widely known and feared atrocities carried out by the Assyrians are well explicated in the book of Nahum Continue reading Jonah, an Uncooperative Prophet
Paul acknowledged that although he’s saved, sin continued to live within him. Take note, he isn’t excusing Christians of sin. Instead, he’s reminding us that even though we will continue to sin, our true identity isn’t determined or found in our actions. Continue reading Free from the Law, bound to Christ
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”
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”