Category Archives: Bible Stuff

Justification might not be the whole Good News – but it is the best news you will ever hear in this life.

Today is Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement – surely the most solemn day in the calendar of the Jewish people. It is also a day that we remember the perfect atonement that took place. Jesus/Yeshua died on a … Continue reading

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The Difference between Magic and Miracle

“The righteous shall live by faith” was initially a prophetic declaration by the prophet Habakkuk, this truth was then seized upon by the Apostle Paul as a cornerstone of the gospel of Jesus Christ. In two letters where the Apostle … Continue reading

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Cornelius’ Journey in the House of Prayer for All Nations

My name is Cornelius. I am a Centurion in the Italian Cohort. I have been stationed in a remote Roman province called Judaea. I was initially resistant to this posting, but in recent years have become very interested in the … Continue reading

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Were the Confusion of Languages at Babel a Curse or a Blessing in Disguise?

Some people jokingly ask the question what language will be spoken in heaven. Is it English, Chinese, Hebrew or Aramaic? Humanity speaks about 7000 living languages on the earth today and throughout history this number increases dramatically (I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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When Will We Give Up “Falling in Love?”

I was watching a movie last night (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen). It was typical Hollywood fare (albeit set in Britain and the Middle East). One scene struck me; the main male protagonist of the movie was shown to be … Continue reading

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Making Decisions?

We all have choices to make, some of them are small and inconsequential like what color socks I should wear today, whether I should order a burger or a salad (which might not be inconsequential if you order a burger … Continue reading

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The Korean Church and the Great Commission

I’ve just spent three days at Wheaton College to interview a number of Christian leaders. The reason the leaders were gathered at the college was to minister to a Korean Missions Conference. In addition to the general mission leaders, I … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Tweet?

Jesus spent 21 years as an adult. For three of those years he was a wonder-working Rabbi, that is one seventh of his adult life. For the other six sevenths we have very little information, but it seems likely he … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Assumptions to Share the Good News

  We are bombarded today with wall-to-wall news coverage; some news is quirky such as the latest UFO sightings or lottery win, some is interesting such as the latest technology release or science study, some is “entertaining “ such as … Continue reading

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Is Morality really a Private Thing?

When I read an online news article I often do a foolish thing – read the comments below. Especially when the news article is in some way related to God, Christianity or sexual morality. I have to admit I get … Continue reading

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