Sanctity of Life #2

Last Monday we began looking at the ‘Sanctity of life’, we looked at two reasons from Genesis 9:5 that human life is sacred. Today I want to add a final reason and then finish this series with some implications next week. If you didn’t read last week’s post you may...

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Sanctity of Life #1

This past Sunday was sanctity of life Sunday in America, and this coming Sunday it will be in South Africa. With this in mind I thought I would write about what the sanctity of life is. The principle is human life is sacred; sacred in a different way than everything...

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The Complexity of Freedom

Freedom is a complex thing; one freedom invariably affects another freedom. For example if you want the freedom of a longer life, you may have to limit the freedom of being able to eat whatever you want. This can also be seen in the history of South Africa: Liberties were...

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Moms Who Work II

In a previous article I sought to make the biblical case that a woman who is blessed to be a mother is called to workas a mom. She is to work hard at raising a godly seed. This is clearly the calling of a woman with children, as indicated in such...

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Dreams

Have you ever had a dream that bothered you? Have you ever wondered if there isn’t perhaps some significance in a dream that you had? What does the Bible say about dreams, visions, prophecies, imagination and spiritual impressions? These are some of the matters that I would like to consider...

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What You Can’t Do on Sunday

If I had titled this article “What You Can Do On Sunday” I suppose there would not be a single Pharisee interested in the article. Pharisees were interested in how impressive they could be in their pursuit of the letter of the law. They were in show business: “See how incredibly self-denying...

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Nelson “Madiba” Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Madiba, was buried last Sunday. Once upon a time the world’s most famous prisoner, he left this life on 5 December and we have seen his remains interred at an event viewed by the entire world. God has a way of reversing a man’s...

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