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Can God Sin? Round Two

Jul 24, 2020

Could God ever choose to sin?

As has often been said, Christian beliefs are simple enough for a child to understand and believe. But they are also deep enough and complex enough to have exercised the greatest minds in human

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Corona Alarmists: Get Your Knee Off My Neck

Jul 22, 2020

Today it is mandatory mask-wearing. What will it be tomorrow?

‘I can’t breathe!’ As of tomorrow that may well become true for some folks with Victoria’s latest tough lockdown measure being implemented: mandatory mask wearing – or a $200 fine.

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On God Talk

Jul 21, 2020

How are we to understand religious language and talk about God?

We humans talk about God all the time. But to do so accurately and faithfully can be a very daunting task indeed. One could rightly say that it takes

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More Memorable Quotes from J. I. Packer

Jul 20, 2020

Here are more key quotes from Jim Packer:

One can never get enough of James Packer. His books are goldmines of biblical and theological truth, learning, insight and wisdom. The world has lost a mighty man of God, but heaven

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Memorable Quotes from J. I. Packer

Jul 19, 2020

The late J. I. Packer left us with hundreds of important quotes:

Having just passed away at age 93, the renowned evangelical leader, theologian, and educator J. I. Packer has left behind a rich legacy, especially in his many books

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Notable Christians: J. I. Packer

Jul 18, 2020

A remarkable evangelical teacher and theologian has just passed away:

One of the greatest and most influential evangelical leaders of our time has just passed away at 93 years of age. James Innell Packer was certainly one of the leading

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Would Jesus Violate the Law?

Jul 17, 2020

Was Jesus a lawbreaker?

A few hours ago I wrote a piece entitled “Would Jesus Wear a Face Mask?” It was of course all rather hypothetical, since there were no face masks back then – at least for medical purposes.

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Would Jesus Wear a Face Mask?

Jul 17, 2020

Some folks are convinced that Jesus would wear a mask. Are they right?

I was asked recently on the social media what I thought about requirements for people singing in church to wear face masks. I responded by saying: “Given

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Christianity in the Crosshairs

Jul 14, 2020

The endgame for the militant left is the destruction of Christianity:

Those who hate the West and want to see its downfall also tend to hate Christianity and seek its demise as well. That is because Western Civilisation is in

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Spurgeon, Depression, and Suffering Christians

Jul 13, 2020

We can learn from Spurgeon and others when we struggle with depression:

While some Christians may think that no blood-bought child of God should ever deal with depression, plenty of them do nonetheless. Indeed, visit any Christian bookstore and you

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Any Fool Can Destroy Things

Jul 12, 2020

The wise build, while the fool destroys:

We live in a time in the West where the work of centuries is being undone in days and weeks. Western civilisation took many hundreds of years to build, but it is being

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Loving Truth, Hating Lies

Jul 11, 2020

To love the truth is to hate the lies:

I have often written about the importance of truth, and how Christians especially must love the truth. All those who claim to follow Christ will of course love God, and since

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On Fools

Jul 10, 2020

What the Bible has to say about fools is quite relevant for today:

Have you ever felt like you are surrounded by fools? Well, you likely are! We are indeed surrounded by fools – no question about it. Incredibly bad

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Dan Andrews, Tear Down This Wall

Jul 9, 2020

Welcome to East Berlin – I mean Melbourne!

So I live in a major Western city which is now in deep lockdown, with a police perimeter keeping people from going in or out. As of midnight, Melbourne, Australia, is the

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Trump and Truth Versus Tyranny and Treason

Jul 8, 2020

President Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech is a must listen and share:

The militant left hates Trump, hates America, hates freedom, hates Christianity, hates the police, and hates just about everything decent and honourable. So here is a good rule of

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Thanks Dan Andrews: Melbourne Madness

Jul 6, 2020

Dan Andrews – not coronavirus – is destroying Victoria:

He is not called Dictator Dan for nothing. He is not known for seeking to push all things Chinese (as in the Chinese Communist Party) on hapless and helpless Victorians for

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