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Who is King: Christ or Caesar?

Oct 20, 2020

Most folks prefer to worship Caesar rather than God:

The dangers of idolatry ever confront us – even the believer in God. And one key area of idolatry is to put the state ahead of God. This can happen in

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Was Judas the First Socialist?

Oct 17, 2020

We find some interesting parallels between socialists and Judas:

As I was reading through the gospel of John I was struck by what I read in John 12:6. I of course have read it often before, and perhaps others have

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End the Lockdown Madness Now

Oct 12, 2020

The experts are now nearly unanimous: lockdowns are counterproductive and must be stopped:

As more and more experts tell us that draconian lockdown measures are causing far more harm than good, we still have various political leaders digging in even

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Elections and Christian Responsibility

Oct 11, 2020

It is vital for believers to vote wisely in these four upcoming elections:

I hope that most folks – especially most Christians – are aware that there are four quite important elections coming up real soon. At the very least,

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The Great Barrington Declaration

Oct 10, 2020

20,000 medical experts say NO to draconian lockdown measures:

In just a few days 20,000 medical health experts have signed it, as have 180,000 members of the general public. I refer to an important new Declaration which gives lie to

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The Niagara Declaration

Oct 5, 2020

This new statement on religious liberty is well-worth being aware of:

Throughout the West the war on Christianity in particular and religious freedom in general is ramping up. Increasingly our liberties are being whittled down or taken away altogether as

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Speaking Truth To Power

Sep 25, 2020

Yes Christians are called to speak truth to power:

I realise that those who use the phrase found in my title are often those of the left – including the religious left and the social justice warriors. But it should

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Dan Andrews, Dictatorship, and Pre-Crime

Sep 23, 2020

This is the most ominous attack on our freedoms and democratic rights ever seen in Australia:

If you are wondering if you are now living through the 2002 sci fi film Minority Report starring Tom Cruise, you would be quite

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Barrett, SCOTUS and Abortion

Sep 19, 2020

What are we to make of Amy Coney Barrett, the possible Trump nominee for SCOTUS?

With the passing of justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today, the US Supreme Court is down to eight justices. Ginsburg died of cancer at age 87.

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Full-Tilt Dictatorship Planned for Victoria

Sep 19, 2020

Now the Dictator wants Victorians locked down indefinitely, with arbitrary arrests being planned:

There are few things more dangerous than an arrogant and out-of-control political ruler who has a messiah complex and a horde of cult followers. History tells us

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Further Reflections on the Current Crisis

Sep 15, 2020

2020 has been quite a year. Here are some reflections on the current state of play:

I here offer more thoughts on the corona crisis, especially on the rather nightmarish situations as found in Victoria and Queensland. Not only is

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Two Views of the State

Sep 13, 2020

We need a realistic and holistic view of civil government:

Christians are always to run with the total biblical message, and to proclaim the full counsel of God. They are not to pick and choose those bits of the Bible

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Faith and Politics – Again

Sep 7, 2020

As always, some clear thinking on the matter of faith and politics is needed:

Discussions and debates about Christian political involvement will always be with us, and I will need to keep writing about this, as there always seems to

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