• Dealing wisely with the Church
    There is one authority in a Christian’s life that is not directly addressed in the book of Proverbs simply because it is an authority only revealed in the New Testament. However, it too comes with a little wisdom package to direct your thoughts and behaviour. This unique New Testament authority
  • Dealing wisely with your parents
    This is written to all children—if you have a parent, this is for you. If you have a child, forward it to them. How does a wise son or daughter deal with his or her parents? According Proverbs, God’s book of practical wisdom, a wise child will: listen to, and
  • Dealing wisely with the government
    There are few things as telling of a Christian’s maturity than his or her attitude to the civil government. It is therefore no surprise to find not only the New Testament filled with instruction on dealing with the government (Mark 12:13-17; Romans 13:1-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-3; Titus 3:1), but also
  • Dealing wisely with the Lord
    The book of Proverbs equates wisdom to the fear of the LORD (Proverbs 9:10-11; 14:26-27; 28:14; 23:17). Before any wisdom will be had in all the various topics of life, a man or woman who wishes to be wise will need to first be wise in his or her relationship
  • Philippians 2:7 simply explained
    Jesus was perfectly God when He became a man. He decided to hide His obvious God-ness, and decided to come like a servant, and was born like a normal baby. When Jesus was born, it was God, but like a normal baby. That is about as simple as you can
  • Dealing wisely with the general population
    Books abound on making you better at dealing with people. No doubt at times you’ve thought that the world would be perferct if it wasn’t for all the people. God has not left us to scavage through self-help books to improve our interactions with people. To start simple, the book
  • May a Christian have a pet?
    May a Christian have a pet? This was the simple question posed as an case-study of how to think about the more controversial and difficult grey issues of life. The same Biblical method exists for all matters—be it the humorously simplistic, or the sensitively complicated of Christian living concerns. So,
  • And be thankful
    “And be thankful.” – so ends Colossians 3:15. Thankfulness is perhaps the most simple of virtues; children are taught this from the youngest of ages. Yet, it is no secret that thankfulness is also the most evasive of virtues to obtain and hold onto. The difficult circumstances of life, the
  • All in terms of Christ Jesus
    As Christians we often do not walk worthy of our faith simply because Jesus Christ isn’t the biggest and highest reason for everything we think, do, say and experience. This is not some spirituality abstract statement, but a profoundly practical one. We think of Creation as earthly, not a work
  • Philippians 2:6 simply explained
    who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, Philippians 2:6 (ESV) Who is the “who” in the verse? It is Jesus Christ! Verse 5 already prepared us for expecting a glimpse into Jesus’ own mind, which is what