Monthly Archives: February 2011

Defending Belief

In the west today people are becoming increasingly free from religious influence.  Although some think of America and Britain as Christian nations, they have become post-Christian.  There are echoes of the moral and ethical codes, but God is banished from science, … Continue reading

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Tradition: Good Or Bad

Some people hold onto strong traditions that remind us of things that should never be forgotten.  For example, each year on November 11th we remember with gratitude the sacrifice that others have made who have faught for our freedom.  It … Continue reading

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The Role of Women In Churches

The role of women has been a contentious issue.  In this passage, Philip has seven daughters who prophesy.  Prophesy does not mean telling the future, but it means speaking the truth boldly into situations.  The fact was that Philip’s daughters … Continue reading

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Rejection By Our Own

I do not feel like I fit in in either England or America really.  When I go back to England I tend to defend America against accusations that its foreign policy is responsible for all the world’s evils.  In America … Continue reading

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Magic

What is magic?  Magic is the manipulation of natural and supernatural forces.  Most people who get involved in magic have a control issue.  The classic example is when someone does not love a person as they wish.  A spell is … Continue reading

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Apollos

Apollos is an intellectaul giant, so it would seem, who really knew how to preach the scriptures.  However, for all his head knowledge Priscilla and Aquila needed to reveal to him something deeper.  It takes a humble man to admit … Continue reading

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Tent Making At Moody?

At Moody Bible Institute, the possibility of introducing a course in nursing has been discussed.  Those who are in opposition to the idea like to point out that we are a Bible College.  In their view, we train ministers in … Continue reading

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