Monthly Archives: November 2019

Hell?

How can a loving God create humans in his image only to consign millions make that billions of them to hell? The current population of earth is around 7.7 billion. It is estimated that something around 108 billion humans have … Continue reading

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Just Making Sandcastles?

If there is a single question that has stood the test of time it is the problem of pain. How could a loving God allow so much inherent pain and suffering? The question has stood the test of time because … Continue reading

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Miracles Then and … Now?

Luke Timothy Johnson concludes his recent book Miracles: God’s Presence and Power in Creation, with some pastoral advice – for pastors in particular. There are some great insights and ideas in this chapter. The problem is a serious one. It … Continue reading

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All About Incarnation

We’ve been working through Luke Timothy Johnson’s recent book Miracles: God’s Presence and Power in Creation. The focus in this book is on the New Testament miracles, signs and wonders of Jesus recorded in the Gospels as well as the … Continue reading

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Prophets of God

He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. … Continue reading

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Wow!

I am not a city person – I find the great outdoors far more interesting. Sometimes we are lucky and the great outdoor comes to us! Saturday morning we were treated to a window seat as ‘nature’ took its course. … Continue reading

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