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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

We Told You So: Fake Marriage Impacts ALL Of Us

Nov 19, 2018

“Nothing will change when homosexual marriage is legalised.” “Stop fearmongering – this will not affect you.” “Allowing homosexuals to marry will not impact anyone else.” “The bigots are lying about how homosexual marriage will have negative consequences.”

These and dozens

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Bible Study Helps: Galatians and Ephesians

Nov 18, 2018

As mentioned in this series, all up the Apostle Paul wrote 13 canonical letters, making up almost half of the New Testament. These are two very important epistles of Paul. Although brief (six chapters each) they contain crucial Christian truths

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Bible Study Helps: Corinthians

Nov 15, 2018

The two lengthy letters Paul wrote to the believers at Corinth are very important parts of our New Testament. Both letters were likely penned in the mid-50s by Paul. They stem from his earlier time of ministry with them –

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Contending for the Permanent Things

Nov 14, 2018

The fight for truth, for faith, for morality, for humanity, and for civilisation is perennial. That is because the enemies of these things are ever at work, ever seeking to undermine and destroy that which they hate. Because the permanent

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Bible Study Helps: Romans

Nov 13, 2018

The book of Romans is in many ways the magnum opus of the Apostle Paul. In its 16 chapters so many vital Christian truths and teachings are to be found. And its impact throughout Christian history has been immense. At

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Let’s Get Real About Islamic Terrorism

Nov 11, 2018

Face it folks: we have a Muslim problem. We have an Islam problem. And the problem is not with “extremists” but with the religion itself. The religion commands its followers to kill the infidel. Its founder led the way here,

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More On the Melbourne Muslim Terror Attack

Nov 10, 2018

Islam and terrorism go together like, well, Islam and terrorism. While non-Muslims can commit acts of terror, and while not all Muslims are terrorists, we do know that the overwhelming majority of terrorist attacks since September 11 for example have

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Life and Death in Melbourne

Nov 9, 2018

Two events that took place in Melbourne this afternoon make for a very real and marked contrast. The first has to do with Islamic terrorism again striking horror on our city streets. As I type this, blood is still to

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I Identify As… Whatever

Nov 9, 2018

It is now official: reality does NOT exist. Progressive Westerners early in the 21st Century have decided this is the case – and that is the end of the matter. There is now no such thing as reality. There is

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On Prayer, Faith and God’s Will

Nov 8, 2018

Avoiding unbiblical extremes and staying within the bounds of the data of Scripture is paramount for the Christian. I have been writing of late on issues of faith versus presumption, and examining the name-it-and-claim it and positive confession teachings.

It

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The US Mid-Term Elections

Nov 7, 2018

On November 6 America had its mid-term elections. As the name implies, it comes between the presidential election cycle (in this case, between 2016 and 2020). This year all 435 seats in the House of Representatives were up for grabs,

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Christians Denying Christ

Nov 4, 2018

What, Christians denying Christ? Isn’t that a sort of an oxymoron? Isn’t that a contradiction in terms? Are not Christians supposed to always affirm, obey and submit to Christ? How can you claim to be a Christian and deny Christ?

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On Doing Our Christian Duty

Nov 3, 2018

Getting the biblical balance right on a whole range of issues is essential if we are to live the normal Christian life. Oftentimes various unhelpful and unbiblical extremes are pushed, resulting in a lopsided, distorted and skewed Christianity.

At different

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James Packer and Knowing God

Nov 2, 2018

There is no more important question that any of us can ask than this: Do I have a real knowledge of God? This means not just head knowledge, but personal, heart-felt knowledge based on a relationship with the living God.

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Our Pathetic University Snowflakes

Oct 31, 2018

If you want to know everything there is to know as to what is wrong with Western universities, simply consider two recent incidents that make clear the sad, mad state higher education is in. Both come out of the UK

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Facebook Gulag Yet Again!!

Oct 30, 2018

Yikes, this is just getting to be a rather ugly and tedious joke. Hot on the heels of my last 30-day prison stint by Facebook, they have chucked me in there again for yet another 30 days. What a pathetic

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