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What purpose do work and education serve? In other words, do we see it as something which we can use to impact the world for the Glory of God or do we see it as a means of survival in the world? What is the relationship between being productive and being charitable, when those in need of charity are those who have the ability to work? I addressed these questions and others at length in my work on...

Every Word

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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...

The role of self-interest

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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...

Weakness is a Gift

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Weakness is a teacher, instructing and reminding us that the power we have to live the Christian life does not come from us but from God. “…we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.” (2 Cor 4:7) “…so we do not lose heart, Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day...

The influence of Isolation

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If a person who belongs to Christ feels that they are more than what they appear to be, It’s worth reminding them that they are more than what they appear to be. This, cannot be said of course to a person who thinks more highly of himself than he should, without qualification, but this feeling of being more than what we appear to be is real.  It’s real because outwardly we are wasting...

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