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Can a Person Lose their Salvation?

[At the end of last week, I announced on Facebook that I was going to start a series of weekly blog posts to answer any questions being posed by my Facebook “friends” who were from within Africa and aged between 15 and 25. The question below was the second one to come...

Sanctity of Life (Part Two)

Sanctity of Life (Part Two)

Previously, we began looking at the sanctity of human life, and considered at two reasons from Genesis 9:5 that human life is sacred. Today I want to add a final reason. If you didn’t read last week’s post you may want to do that first. The final point is that human...

Sanctity of Life (Part One)

Sanctity of Life (Part One)

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...

The Complexity of Freedom

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...

Moms Who Work II

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 passages as 1 Timothy...

Dreams

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...

Your Real Klout Score: Your Wife

Your Real Klout Score: Your Wife

Late last year my attention was drawn to a website called “Klout: The Standard of Influence.” The website gives you a Klout Score and defines it like this: “The Klout Score measures a person’s overall online influence on a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the most...

What You Can’t Do on Sunday

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...

A Christmas Meditation: For Us and for Our Salvation

A Christmas Meditation: For Us and for Our Salvation

“Who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven.” This is my favourite line of the Nicene Creed. When I read it I want to shout out in worship, and I hope it will do the same for you. It is a perfectly apt line to consider this Christmas season. It answers...