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

You’ve Been Chopped

Sep 11, 2020

There is a place for weeding out fake friends:

If you are into American cooking shows you will be familiar with my title. But no, I am not here going to talk about food or cooking contests. I am however

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A Faith That Makes a Difference

Sep 9, 2020

Real Christianity has always been about transforming our world – not just individual souls:

Christianity is a very practical faith. It of course offers eternal dividends for those who embrace it, but it also has very real implications for life

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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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For God’s Own Glory

Sep 4, 2020

Thoughts on the glory of God:

If we had to pick a major theme of biblical theology, it would be the glory of God. While we have all heard the Westminster Shorter Catechism on this so many times, it is

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Watchmen Missing In Action

Sep 3, 2020

Why are so few speaking out and standing up for what is right?

On the social media recently I suggested that concerned individuals write to the three MPs who had helped to pass a terrible bill in Victoria. I urged

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Is This Really Australia?

Sep 3, 2020

What a dark day for Australia:

Although I have only lived in Australia for a bit over three decades, I think I feel the same way most home-grown Aussies must feel. So many of them are now asking the question:

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This Is How Democracy Dies

Sep 2, 2020

Victoria has yet again been subject to another grievous assault by dictatorial thugs:

At 2 in the morning a handful of politicians applauded the passing of a bill to give an authoritarian ruler even more draconian powers for even longer.

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The End of History

Sep 1, 2020

Be comforted; human history is something God is in control of:

History is going somewhere. For the Christian, we believe God is not aloof or out of touch with the affairs of men but is actively involved in them. And

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Arrogant Leaders Will Be Dealt With

Aug 30, 2020

All proud and evil rulers will soon enough have to give an account:

In a recent article I looked at Daniel chapter 4, and the story of the most powerful ruler of the day, Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar. Because of his

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Heartless and Activist Autocrats Wreaking Havoc

Aug 29, 2020

Radical border closures and radical sexuality laws are both causing great damage:

Imagine losing one of your own twin babies because of government stuff ups and the out-of-control arrogance of our leaders. Imagine being arrested for showing concern about your

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Radical Reconstruction Or Worthless Whitewash?

Aug 26, 2020

How many folks simply seek to whitewash major issues that demand proper attention?

There are various ways one can deal with much-needed home repairs, especially when major structural damage and the like needs urgent attention. One way is to do

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Smashing Democracy In Victoria

Aug 25, 2020

The Andrews’ push for total control of Victoria should shock every single one of us:

Hmm, when you have hard-left media outlets like the Age and leftist commentators joining more conservative ones like the Australian in denouncing the shocking move

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Just say it

Aug 25, 2020

We need to fear God, sharing his truth, and not fear man:

Recently I wrote a piece entitled “Just Do It”. It was inspired by my reading of the book of Jeremiah. The prophet was told that the people would

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