Tag Archives: bible

The Curiosity Index (06.12.2017)

What good is knowing the Bible? This is not from the perspective of a believer but succinctly argues that you cannot understand¬†the times in which we live if you do not know the Bible. Wilson’s books of 2017 It’s that time of year when we

The Curiosity Index (14.06.2017)

So it’s been really busy, what can I say? But back by popular demand (well, I still want to do it)… Nephilim, Anakim, and Why We Care Andrew Wilson on top form showing that a) Bible-believing Christians can believe some pretty weird stuff b) it

Devotional: Everlasting Arms

There is no one like the God of Jeshrurun Who rides the heavens to your help, And through the skies in His majesty. The eternal God is a dwelling place, And underneath are the everlasting arms; Deut 33:26-27 Whatever happens in the year ahead, God

Learning from 2 Thessalonians 1

We’ve begun to study 2 Thessalonians in church before we move on to a series that deepens our commitment to our core convictions on church & discipleship. So what can we learn from this first chapter? Faith is supposed to grow (v.3) So is love

Learning from 1 Thessalonians 3

We’re studying a chapter of 1 Thessalonians each week (1, 2). Here are some simple questions and observations from chapter 3. Faith needs strengthening & encouraging (v.2, 10) Suffering & hardship is part of the package of following Christ (v.3-4, 7) Fear, temptation, spiritual battles

The Spirit bears witness

I’ve recently been reading the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith and the first part deals with¬†our understanding of the Holy Scriptures. It says, We may be moved and induced by the testimony of the church of God to an high and reverent esteem of the

3 ways to know what God is like

This is a question that crops up every now and then. How is God knowable and how do we know that God is like this and not like that. Historically the Christian faith has given three main ways of answering that question. Through what has