Strengthening a weak relationship

Although the book of Proverbs has dozens of very practical ways to build and strengthen a relationship that is broken and weak, it is a the book of Ephesians that has a a little catch-phrase that proves incredibly helpful in thinking about how to strengthen a weak relationship. In a passage that is all about […]

“I think” VS “God said”

Too much of spiritual discussion between Christians fall into the “I think” category instead of the “God said” category. Because we are weak in specific Bible knowledge and strong in our opinion, we often say things to other Christians that could be much improved on. There is a subtle satisfaction that comes from staying on […]

Truth about Doubt

Yesterday’s Observations about Doubt can be summarised as … Do not honour doubt; nor fear it. Acknowledge doubt, and stand firm on Truth. There is one passage in the New Testament that deals with the experience of doubt that Christians often face. We know what is true, yet at times we doubt it. Our doubts […]

Observations about Doubt

The experience of doubt often elicits extreme responses from us. Influenced by the world, many consider doubt a sign of enlightenment, maturity, and honesty. To them doubt is noble. “Question everything!” is their philosophy of life, and when their questions get answered with truth, they just invent ten more questions to justify an “open-minded” high […]

Why we need clarity of Truth

In the last week of Jesus’ ministry before His death, He used His interactions with the people to clarify the Gospel. Many claimed to be worshippers of God, but in their questions to Jesus, they demonstrated great hatred. Jesus used their questions to clarify their problem so they too could come to confess Him as […]

Christianese: Infallibility

That Scripture is infallible means that it is incapable of failure and error (John 10:35). Scripture therefore, is always true and cannot change. There are no contradictions in Scripture and all of it’s teachings are consistent with one another. This infallibility is a result of the fact that God is truth (Zech 8:8) and therefore […]

God’s perfections are our counsellors

“Pick five of God’s attributes and write down their relevance to your situation.” That was the instruction from a seminary professor to a group of men only starting to sense the superior nature of Biblical counsel over every worldly alternative. Add you own circumstantial details, but the basic exercise can look something like this. The […]

Wisdom for living among the wicked

The book of Proverbs is filled with unusual wisdom. Some of the proverbs are simple common-sense truisms, while others defy the natural way of human thinking. This is because Proverbs is God’s wisdom for man – it will be full of truisms, for every word of God is true and related to the reality we […]

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