Monthly Archives: January 2018

Idolatry

What is idolatry? The dictionary simply defines it as, ‘The religious worship of idols.’ And what is worship? It is ‘reverent honour and homage paid to God or a sacred personage, or to any object regarded as sacred.’ There’s an … Continue reading

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Women Teaching from the Scriptures?

Does a woman have authority to teach from the Bible, and if so, where and under what circumstances? These are questions which are emotionally charged, especially now in the UK when women are seeking equal pay and equal working conditions … Continue reading

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The Transfiguration

The transfiguration is recored in Luke 9:28-36; Matthew 17:1-9 and Mark 9:2-13. Eight days prior to the transfiguration (Luke 9:28) Jesus was explaining to His disciples the ‘cost of discipleship’. Peter had confessed that Jesus was the ‘Christ of God’ … Continue reading

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Treasures of the Gospel According to John (Part 2)

[For Part 1, please see previous article.] Feeding the five thousand was a truly remarkable miracle, but He also brought people back to life. He raised Lazarus who had been in the tomb for four days (11:17, 39, 43, 44). … Continue reading

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Treasures of The Gospel According to John (Part 1)

I love John’s Gospel. Through reading it I came to know the Lord, and I was convicted of my sin and of His righteousness. The Holy Spirit spoke to me through the words of John. I was convinced that what … Continue reading

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Our Battle with Sin and Satan

Both the Old and New Testaments have much to say about sin, but what is sin? Sin is disobedience to God, any action, thought or word that is unpleasing to Him. Everyone sins (Romans 3:23), and because of their sinning … Continue reading

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The Angel of the LORD

The first occurrence of the phrase ‘The Angel of the LORD’ appears in Genesis 16:7 – ‘Now the Angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on her way to Shur.’ … Continue reading

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