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Natural Disasters: Can We Explain Them?
The Asian tsunami raises questions about the justice of God and the need
for an explanation of natural disasters, this article debunks ten common
explanations and provides a more satisfactory biblical explanation.
Has Science Gone Too Far With Cloning?
The cloning of an adult sheep has raised questions about human cloning
which may be a possibility in the near future. This article takes a
scriptural look at the ethical problems with human cloning and concludes
that it is like the Tower of Babel - a proud human technological attempt
to enter God's domain.
Are The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit For Today? by Clare G. Weakley
A compelling argument for the relevance of spiritual gifts to today's
Are There Apostles Today?
The answer is both Yes and No. Four categories of apostles are discussed
and the conclusion is reached that one category has ceased while the
others continue in operation today.
False Miracles In The End Times
There are at least seven warnings about "false miracles" and "lying
signs and wonders" that will be a "great deception". This article digs
into the Scriptures to find what this could be like and how the
Christian should react to signs and wonders today.
The Holiness of God
Takes us for a tour of this majestic attribute of God.
The Spirit and The Word
Poses a few questions about the relationship between these two
interacting parts of God's creative power.
Law And Grace
A sermon on Law and Grace by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
Pharisees, Saints and Evangelicals
Rowland Croucher examines evangelicalism in the light of the biblical
distinction between pharisees and saints.
An Easter devotional by Rowland Croucher.
What Is Eternity?
Eternity is exciting, find out what it means to be "beyond time".
Working Out What The Bible Says About: The Church and The
A look at seven different biblical ways of responding to one's
government. Above all we must respond "in Christ", from the Spirit and
never "in the flesh".
The Evangelization Of Whole Communities
Is "group salvation" (as well as individual salvation) a biblical
concept? Some suggestions on how to evangelize our cities, nations and
The False Philosophy of Evolution by Random Chance and Natural
The book of Colossians tells us why atheistic evolution must be
considered a "false teaching".
Its disappearing from our churches. Here's how to find it again.
Oaths, Vows and Pledges
A look at Jesus' teaching on the making of oaths, vows and pledges and
how they are forbidden for Christians.
Predestination and Free Will
A devotional followed by a reader's response captures the essence of the
issue of predestination and free will.
The Mind of God
Rodney Brydon examines how God thinks, how we should think, and how we
can know some things that God knows.
7 Funding Structures For The Kingdom of God
Looks at 7 different ways funds are raised for Kingdom work, and also at
some ways that are clearly unethical, and concludes with how we should
select the right funding approach that will suit our ministry.PDF file.
New Creation Leadership Applied To Biblical Funding Structures
Looks at how leadership should operate in the Kingdom of
God and applies this to the area of the biblical handling of finances.
Redemption Series - Focuses On The Person and Work of Jesus Christ
The Kingdom of God And Salvation
How entering the Kingdom of God and "being saved" are the same and what
this means for our understanding of what it means to be a believer and
how we become a Christian.
The Cross In Colossians
The cross is central to the Christian faith. This article looks at the
two references to the cross in Colossians. The cosmic all-reconciling
cross (1 :19,20) which is the basis for mission and the cross of Satan's
defeat (2:13-15) which gives us confidence in living.
The consequences for us of God becoming man in Christ Jesus.
The Childhood and Early Years of Jesus
These verses have a lot more in them than you first may think.
The Baptism of Jesus
When the power of God sent our Messiah forth.
Jesus and The Bible
How Jesus used the Scriptures - and why.
Jesus and The Law
Did Jesus abolish the Law?
Introduction To The Sermon On The Mount
Pulls together some of the major themes in Jesus' remarkable sermon.
The Poor In Spirit
Tackles the mysterious first beatitude. "Blessed are the poor in spirit
for theirs is the Kingdom of God".
Gateway of the Aching Heart
The second beatitude "Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be
comforted." Good fruit flows from grieving with God
Hungering and Thirsting
Looks at Jesus saying "Blessed are those that hunger and thirst after
righteousness for they shall be filled".
Blessed Are The Merciful
Looks at Jesus saying "Blessed are the merciful for they shall receive
The Pure In Heart
Looks at Jesus saying "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see
Blessed Are The Peacemakers
Looks at Jesus saying "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be
called sons of God".
Blessed Are The Persecuted
Looks at Jesus saying "Blessed are those who are persecuted for
You Are The Salt Of The Earth
Looks at Jesus saying "You Are The Salt of The Earth" and its
implications for daily witness and family life.
You Are The Light
Of The World
Looks at Jesus saying "You Are The Light Of The World".
The Healing Ministry of Jesus
What the Bible says about how and why Jesus healed people. Asks "how did
Jesus view sickness?". Powerful.
Who Is "The Inner Man"? And What Is He Like? (Part One)
Christ in us the hope of glory. A long article by John Edmiston, split
into two parts. Part One establishes what it means to be born of God and
dead to sin.
Who Is "The Inner Man"? And What Is He Like? (Part Two)
Part Two of the above article looks at what helps and hinders the
maturing of Christ in us. (Please read Part One first!)
A comprehensive look at spiritual warfare.
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