Category Archives: Bible Stuff

He Died in My Place

Adam was annoyed. He had been so busy for so long and now his head office in San Francisco was calling him to a week long round of meetings to determine why his division weren’t meeting their goals. The airline … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Baptism

 THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ASCENSION? Much is said of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus, but the ascension of Jesus is often passed over as a sad day when Jesus departed, and a reminder for us that he will … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus Baptizes in One Holy Spirit by David Pawson

I have just finished reading David Pawson’s “Jesus Baptizes in One Holy Spirit”. It is an excellent resource for those who want to know more about what exactly the Baptism of holy Spirit is all about. There are few events … Continue reading

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Is the Trinity really in the First Verse of the Bible?

You will not find the word “Trinity” in the pages of scripture. Yet the belief in a “Trinitarian” God is fundamental to Christian beliefs. The Greek word for trinity was first used in history by Theophilus of Antioch in 170 … Continue reading

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Why was Abraham Chosen? Responding to Revelation

  Why God “chose” Abraham has been a thorny theological question down through the ages that ultimately must be answered by the answer of God’s sovereignty. However in thinking afresh about this question a few things become apparent about this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost History of Christianity

Penn State and Baylor Professor Philip Jenkins has tackled in The Lost History of Christianity a subject which is missing from most Church History books I have read (which is a few). I am always nervous when I see titles implying … Continue reading

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God of the New Testament: Bridegroom, King and… Judge?

Have you ever been in conversation with an unbelieving acquaintance who brings up the fact that they could never believe in a “nationalistic, genocidal God!” They then bring up a verse from the Bible such as I Samuel 15:3 which … Continue reading

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The Biggest Controversy of Our Age – God’s Nature

Although there is nothing new under the sun, it appears that now more than any other time in history, people have problems with the righteous standards of God and the wrath of God. What I mean by this is the … Continue reading

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Was John the Baptist really prophetic?

Have you ever wondered why Jesus when comparing John the Baptist to the other prophets said: “Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has arisen no one greater than John the Baptist.” (Matthew 11:11). How was John … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Understand Himself as God?

Western orthodoxy, not least within what calls itself “evangelicalism,” has had for too long an overly lofty and detached view of God. It has always tended to approach the christological question by assuming this view of God and then by … Continue reading

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