The Bible (Page 2)

The Bible (Page 2)

Life and Temptation

Life is filled with temptations. These temptations can be small and they can be substantial. Temptation that you experience may be a real trial for you, but for others it may be merely trivial, and vice versa. What is it that causes such a struggle within us when it comes to temptation? It would be easy a natural tendency of people is to shift the blame away from…

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…