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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…
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…
The Need for Reminders
To forget is a tendency of being human. The condition of forgetfulness can be frustrating and even embarrassing at times. We forget items on a shopping list, stickers or tags on new clothes, to check the mail, to turn the light off, special occasions, appointments and even people’s names. There are many things that we do so as to help us remember. We write post it…
Passing Greatness or Permanent Glory?
In preparation of the construction of the Tower of Babel, the people declared, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be dispersed over the face of the whole earth” (Gen. 11:4). This people had departed from God’s original command for humanity. God commanded Adam to be…
Bible Reading for 2016
God is not silent. He has spoken and continues to speak through His Word. For this reason, reading Scripture is of critical importance for the people of God. As we approach a New Year, this is a great time to choose a Bible reading plan, be resolved and start reading!
The Believer’s Eternal Security
It would be unwise to leave all your money or valuables on your front door mat. Why is that? Such an act is an open invitation for people to take that which you deem precious. It really is no surprise that security and safety are very important to us. Money or valuables will be stored in a bank or in some secure place in people’s homes. Security guards, safes, and…
Marriage Under Attack: Adultery, Divorce and Homosexuality
In my last post I looked at the sins of pornography, premarital sex and cohabitation. In this post I will now consider three more sins that are an attack on marriage.