The Bible (Page 2)

The Bible (Page 2)

The Life of Faith

The Christian life has been likened to running in a race. The writer to the Hebrews said, Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was…

The Second Coming and the Snooze Button

The alarm clock is designed to wake us up. An interesting invention added to the alarm is the snooze button. By pushing this button the sleeper is granted another 5 or so minutes of rest. Some have mastered the art of pushing the button more than once. Whether this is you or not, as Christians we must not be pushing the spiritual snooze button when it comes to our…

The Earth is the Lord’s – Part 1

Have you noticed that the world is a big place? I live in Melbourne, Australia. If I want to travel north to Sydney by car, it will take me at least 9 hours (and that is without pit stops). That is only one example that reveals the size of the Australian continent. Consider the vast range of terrain and resources in the North and South American continents. Travel across…

The Christian and Government

What is a Christian’s responsibility to their governing authorities? In Romans 13:1-7 we will observe three realities regarding the Christian and the Government. When it comes to this relationship, the Christian has an obligation to display the behaviour of one who is being transformed by the renewing of their mind (Rom. 12:2). This passage begins with a clear-cut…

Bible Devotion Series: Read, Study and Apply

Reading and studying the Bible is a rewarding experience. The Psalmist declared, “I will lift up my hands toward your commandments, which I love, and I will meditate on your statutes” (Psalm 119:48). By means of this consistent activity, we come face to face with what God has spoken. This is a true delight! On the HBC blog, in addition to the various topics…