“Diametrically opposed”? To be honest, this is one of those terms I can’t recall ever using throughout my life. And to be fair, it’s probably more familiar with those who sport a mathematical mind or inclination. “Diametrically opposed” is synonymous … Continue reading Christianity and Islam: Diametrically Opposed
JONAH 1 Jonah’s Rebellion and Flight from the Lord 1The word of the Lord came to Jonah, son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” Okay, the first … Continue reading Jonah, an Uncooperative Prophet
I don’t know about you, but when I’m reading the Bible there are many sections that cause me to pause, smile, and then review. Romans 7:14-20 is one such example. In these verses, Paul is explaining to the believers in … Continue reading Free from the Law, bound to Christ
When reading the Bible, you’re bound to come across an assortment of behaviours, phrases and terms that might seem a bit odd or bizarre to the world of today. For example, have you ever been so sad, angry, desperate or … Continue reading Have you ever been so fraught with distress that you wanted to tear your clothes?
“One night I dreamed a dream.As I was walking along the beach with my Lord.Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life.For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand,One belonging to me and one to … Continue reading “Footprints in the Sand”
Since the beginning, humans have fought bitterly against the reality that no matter how healthy, wise or wealthy we are, our time on this earth is very short. That being said, whether it be a personal tragedy or a global … Continue reading Deadly Viruses, a Good Creation and a Loving God
Whether it was a creative and quirky quote from the The Cat in the Hat card you received that one birthday, or the worn-out, dogeared book you’ve happened upon in a backpacker’s hostel or doctor’s waiting room, Dr. Seuss is … Continue reading “Shorth is better than length”
Throughout the Old Testament, the Jewish nation of Israel were God’s chosen people. Through Moses, God led the Israelites out of their 400 or so years of slavery in Egypt, and into the Promised Land of Canaan (modern-day Israel and … Continue reading “…there is no Gentile or Jew…”
Shortly before Israel’s time of exile during the Eighth Century before Christ, Hosea (which means salvation) was the first of the Twelve Minor Prophets (Hosea to Malachi), found in the final section of the Nevi’im. From the second verse of … Continue reading Where, O death, is your victory?
When we look back through history, plagues and virus are pretty regular, and as a Christian, I’m well aware of the prophecy of the Four Horsemen given to us in Revelations 6:1-8. There’s been plenty debate amongst historians, theologians and … Continue reading COVID-19…just another pandemic?