30 October 2014

CHRISTMAS A TIME FOR CHILDREN OR FOR GROWN UP THINKING?

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Two fundamental truths about humanity and Christmas. I. The first man is of the earth, earthy (1 Cor.15: 47a). II. The second man is the Lord from Heaven (1 Cor. 15: 47b). THE FIRST MAN The first statement explains the origins of the … [Read more...]

MAN’S DESTINY

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It is not being selfish but rather responsible to be concerned about our own personal end. We can afford to be mistaken about many things in life, but we dare not be lacking in understanding and confidence about our own personal eternal situation. … [Read more...]

WHAT ABOUT THE CHURCH?

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Is it a building with a spire, a noticeboard, and only open on Sundays? Is it an organisation that is visibly represented by religious professionals? Is it a voice that speaks on moral issues to the contemporary culture? What does the Bible … [Read more...]

JESUS CHRIST IS LORD

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JESUS CHRIST IS LORD This is the most fundamental, foundational and important of all Christian doctrines. No other doctrine is so denied as that which says that Jesus Christ is God in human flesh. God was ‘contracted to a span’ at the … [Read more...]

How does God speak to us today?

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Have you ever heard God speak? How do we know when God is saying something to us? Is it the voice of God? God speaks through that which He has created. How can anyone gaze at a starry sky or carefully observe the spring blossoms without … [Read more...]

HOW DOES GOD EXPRESS HIMSELF

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FATHER, SON, HOLY SPIRIT. THE TRINITY It is of interest that the actual word ‘trinity’ does not occur in the Bible. Because of this some people object to its use in the context of theology. Although the term is not ‘written’ in Scripture we … [Read more...]

Truth And Power

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Definition: “God’s truthfulness means that He is the true God, and that all His knowledge and words are both true and the final standard of truth.” Jeremiah says “the Lord is the true God” Jer. 10:10 “And this is eternal life, that they know … [Read more...]

What does God know?

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Every coin has two sides. Last issue we thought about our knowledge of God. We want to turn the coin around and think about what God knows. As always we source information in the Word of God - the Bible. “Your Father knows what you need before you … [Read more...]

Does God exist?

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It seems very appropriate to begin our series on ‘Foundations’ with perhaps the most fundamental and foundational question of them all, “Does God Exist?” This question has been encountered by many in the sharing of their faith. From the corridors of … [Read more...]

The “knowability” of God

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Zophar, one of Job’s so called comforters asked the question “Can you fathom the mysteries of God? Can you probe the limits of the Almighty? They are higher than the heavens - what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave - … [Read more...]