Infallible Church?

If ever I was confused by the teachings of the Roman Church, it is now.  I certainly do not want to stand in the shoes of an unchurched unbeliever right now, trying to make out what Roman Christianity is teaching. You know the expression "clear as mud." This is it. Pope Francis delivered a daily … Continue reading Infallible Church?

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Cleansed for service in the Kingdom of God

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Psalm 133 John 13:1-17 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, Over the last month or so the Word of God spoke to us from the Gospel of John.  As over-arching theme for this series we take the verse … Continue reading Cleansed for service in the Kingdom of God

Is sex something ugly?

There is no or little of censoring of publications in Australia - so it seems. It idea of freedom of choice for every consumer is the principle which rules what we choose to see. The Government(s) have however thought it good to help the public to make their choices.  The Classification Board serves the public, … Continue reading Is sex something ugly?

Called out of darkness into the light

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Isaiah 59:9-21 John 12:34-50 Introduction Omar Bradley, one of the Generals in World War II also went to World War I. He became a General. He actually led one of the largest armies in history during World War II. He … Continue reading Called out of darkness into the light

Definition of Family now a Political Issue

We thank God regularly for the privilege of freedom of religion in our country - which seems to be the case in most western democracies. What we however need to have an open eye for is that matters of faith, and therefore traditionally seen as matters of the Church, are taken from the domain of … Continue reading Definition of Family now a Political Issue

Jesus Christ glorified: The kernel died and produced many seeds

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Psalm 6 John 12:20-36 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, In the past week I have read two major authors, one is Richard Dawkins, the well-known atheist.  Dawkins makes this statement in his book River out of Eden: … Continue reading Jesus Christ glorified: The kernel died and produced many seeds

The theology of Christians and Atheists

Christians believe in God who created everything out of nothing - ex nihilo. Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing. (Isaiah … Continue reading The theology of Christians and Atheists

Soldiers courtmashalled for their faith?

What's going on in the USA?  Will it have some implications for Australia?  We better take note and be prepared to make a stand. Being convicted in a court martial means that a soldier has committed a crime under federal military law. Punishment for a court martial can include imprisonment and being dishonorably discharged from the … Continue reading Soldiers courtmashalled for their faith?

The King who would destroy death, now anointed and glorified

That you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God Scripture Readings Psalm 118:22-29 John 12:1-19 Introduction We continue our series of sermons following the Gospel of John. We follow the theme of life and death, as we follow our Saviour, from closely before He was arrested, to the end of his … Continue reading The King who would destroy death, now anointed and glorified