Apologetics

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Reasons to believe in the Bible, in God, in Jesus Christ, and the hope of resurrection.

Why does God allow suffering?

by Blog Team

At work this discussion has been had on more than one occasion and on social media with friends who question the validity of God. One question that often comes up is “If there is a loving God, why does He stand back and do nothing while the world is full of suffering?”  We live in an imperfect world […]

Why I trust the Bible.

by Blog Team

Recently in a discussion about books I mentioned I read my Bible daily. I was asked why and why I trusted what it said. This prompted these thoughts. I believe that the Bible is Gods message to us today and it is just as relevant now, if not more, than when it was first written. […]

Equipped for every good work

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The two verses above are some of the most powerful verses in the Bible as it aims to give us guidance to do every good work. The man of God here can apply to all and is not just exclusive to men and for this passage, I would like to use the analogy of building […]

Why do I believe in a God I cannot see?

by Blog Team

The reason behind this blog comes from a discussion with a friend who was feeling lonely and alone in the world and we were chatting about what we do in our lives and how that impacts how we feel and who we are. I was telling her that to me my faith was everything and […]

Why we think God exists

by Blog Team

We have ecclesias all over the world. In New Zealand they are currently running a series called bubble banter. Bubble because at the moment wherever we live in the world because of the pandemic our socialising has been curbed and we are now listening to zoom or go to meeting bible studies from our home […]

I believe in the power of prayer

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Webster’s Dictionary defines prayer as: “A solemn and humble approach to Divinity in word or thought usually involving beseeching, petition, confession, praise or thanksgiving.” Prayer, in some form, has been a part of the religious life of most cultures that have existed down through time. Mostly it was a means of calling to an unseen […]

God’s Object in Subjecting us to Vanity

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There are some things that we have to remember that we would rather forget. The remembrance of them brings no pleasure. There are some such things in the symbols of bread and wine, though the outcome is good. We have death, and we see sin. Neither of these things by themselves are pleasant. But they […]

Creation: Out of Nothing

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Just Be Cause! How did we come into existence? How did the universe, earth, and life come to exist? This is a massive question and one that the Bible states right up front: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1, ESV) The Bible claims to be the “inspired word of […]

Making good use of the human body

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The eyes – organs of spiritual perception and understanding: Ephesians 1:18 – Eyes look to God The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints… Jeremiah 5:21 – Eyes sometimes see not. Hear […]

Are you drinking the water of life?

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No water, No life, No blue, No green – Sylvia Earle How often do we really think about how wonderful water really is and appreciate it? Probably for most of us it is when something goes wrong and suddenly we have no water. However, if we consider that 1 in 10 people in the world […]