Posts by Andrew Courtis

Posts by Andrew Courtis

The Message of Micah

SUMMARY The book of Micah contains a series of prophecies that took place during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah (1:1). This makes Micah a contemporary of the prophet Isaiah. Micah was a prophet of the Lord, and he was called to preach to the people of Samaria (capital of Israel) and Jerusalem (capital of Judah) by denouncing their corruption. This corruption was…

A Winsome Warrior: My Tribute to RC Sproul

  I first heard about R.C. Sproul when I was a teenager. Very soon after I discovered Renewing Your Mind the wider world of Ligonier Ministries became a continuous blessing to my life and ministry. When I had saved up money to go to the Christian bookstore during my theological training, I often made a point to purchase a book by Sproul.  I loved to tell friends…

A Prayer for the Postal Plebiscite

Great and Holy God, You alone are the Lord and King. To Your Name belong glory, greatness, power, and praise. As our nation discuss and debate the matter of marriage, I thank you for the gift of marriage. You established and designed it to be the union between one man and one woman in covenant faithfulness. Thank you for the blessings of sexual pleasure, spiritual…

The Priorities of a Godly Father

  The 3rd September is Father’s Day here in Australia. I’m sure many dads will enjoy receiving cards, gifts, and maybe celebratory meals from their children. No doubt for many dads their sock or chocolate supply will be replenished until Christmas. With this wonderful celebration going on over the weekend, I would like to take the time to reflect on the…

An Overview of Habakkuk

Have you ever noticed that strange and terrible things are happening in the world? The answer to that question is really obvious. It would be really hard not to notice. But what’s not always obvious is why strange and terrible things are happening. Sometimes things happen and we simply have no answers. One of the most common questions we ask is “Why?”

Buddies, Beer, and Bibles

Trending on social media the last few days is the controversy raised by a campaign and a conversation. This was a conversation that involved Buddies, Beer, and Bibles. The Bible Society of Australia is celebrating their 200th Anniversary and in commemoration of this occasion, Coopers Brewery will produce a special batch of limited edition light beer cans. A part of this…

Bible Reading 2017

“Resolved, to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as that I may find, and plainly perceive myself to grow in the knowledge of the same.” This was the 28th of Jonathan Edwards 70 resolutions.