AuthorDaniel Ralph

Every Word


When a person begins speaking about what the Bible teaches before they have finished reading it, they can easily fall into many difficulties and then wonder why this has happened. This doesn’t mean that we will be able to avoid every difficulty once we have read through the entire Bible, but it will make a big difference. We’re not wanting Christians to fall into needless and...

Restitution and the worship of God


Being reminded of our need to be forgiven is very different from being reminded of our sins. In Leviticus chapters four to six we are taught about the offerings which God expected under the old covenant. The sin offering teaches us how seriously God considers sin to be, that even if a person sins unintentionally or even sins without being aware that he or she has, God still finds that person...

Family: Temptation and Addiction


As a family consciously lives under the Lordship of Christ and Parents proclaim, explain and apply the gospel in their home, they will recognize that the problems which come from the flesh are the battlegrounds where fighting takes place and where retreating is not an option. Christian parents know that they are to put to death the deeds of the flesh in the power of the Spirit and as they raise...

The role of self-interest


Debt happens when a person, company or nation borrows from its future self on the understanding that we will have in the future what it doesn’t have now. There is, of course, a difference between good debt and bad debt (economically speaking), therefore we are able to recognise that the national debt incurred because of the Coronavirus is not a good debt. People and businesses were already...

Family: Trials and Testing


God has many provisions which He uses to cause us to depend on Him and while parents can protect their children from much, children will be nonetheless affected by what happens to their parents. Therefore, it is important for parents to teach their children about the purposes of God in trials, the purposes of God in testing and how to spot when we are being tested and how temptation can develop...

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