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August 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

Three true things said by Jesus’ enemies

Throughout his ministry the Lord Jesus Christ was subjected to intense scrutiny and criticism from his enemies. They made all sorts of false accusations against him. Yet some of these accusations were gloriously true, in spite of their wicked intention. In this article we look at three occasions when Jesus’ enemies said, in hostility,…

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June 2018
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

God’s Word in a Wikipedia World

I was taken aback by a conversation I had recently following a Sunday service. In the course of the sermon I had made reference to the Great Fire of Rome.  I quoted a Roman historian by the name of Tacitus. Tacitus wrote about the Emperor Nero’s attempts to blame Christians for the fire and…

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March 2018
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

Did Jesus hold false beliefs?

It is becoming increasingly popular for theologians to accept the idea that Jesus, because of his human nature, erred in what he taught and believed about the Old Testament. Recently, well-known apologist William Lane Craig made some interesting comments on this issue, in response to a non-Christian’s question about Jesus’ belief in the historicity…

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November 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

The mystery of sovereignty

God is utterly sovereign in all things, yet we human beings remain responsible for our actions. This is one of the most difficult, yet also one of the most crucial, teachings of the Bible. We cannot easily see how both these things can be true at the same time, but the Scripture certainly teaches…

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May 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

Wanting Wisdom (3)

In the previous two articles we saw that Scripture is the source of true wisdom and that the gospel of Christ is the embodiment of God’s wisdom. In this final article we consider how the divine wisdom applies to us personally. The apostle Paul describes the gospel as ‘the hidden wisdom which God ordained…

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February 2000
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Unity and peace at what price?

'But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship Him' (John 4:23) How much truth are you willing to give up for the sake of unity and peace? While such a question seems ridiculous, yet it…

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June 1999
Articles > Guest column

Guest column: What is Truth?

When Pilate said, 'What is truth?' (John 18:38) he expressed a scepticism that has become commonplace in our own time. Post-modernity, to use the now-popular term, is roughly equated with a denial that there is any such thing as universal verifiable truth. According to the spirit of our times, there is only my truth…

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