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

The Labor/Greens Ongoing War on Christianity

Nov 23, 2018

With the crucial Victorian state election just hours away, the two major hard-left political parties in Australia have told us yet again how much they hate Christianity and how much they want to see it silenced altogether. While Victorian Labor

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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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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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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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Martyn Lloyd-Jones on Ephesians 2

Oct 27, 2018

I have often written about the incredibly gifted and anointed Welsh preacher and teacher Martyn Lloyd-Jones. Many times I have spoken about his tremendous 14-volume set of expository sermons on the book of Romans. No Christian library should be without

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On the Sanctuary Movement

Oct 26, 2018

Beginning in the early 1980s, various political groups on the left, assisted by many religious groups on the left, started ignoring and resisting American immigration laws, viewing them as being immoral and discriminatory to Central Americans. They felt US laws

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On the Central American Caravan

Oct 24, 2018

Who said the following? “The American people are a welcoming and generous people. But those who enter our country illegally, and those who employ them, disrespect the rule of law. And because we live in an age where terrorists are

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Wentworth and the State of the Nation

Oct 21, 2018

For those not in the know, there was a by-election yesterday in Sydney for the federal seat of Wentworth. This seat just happened to be held by the Liberal Party and their conservative forebears ever since Australian federation 117 years

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