[1] An erratic and fickle God?

Can you imagine what the world would be like if there was a fickle God, one who was erratic in his behaviour? What would a relationship be like with Him? Where would you stand with Him? The Bible contains many, many promises, but if God was changeable, these promises would become useless…

What is God like?

Is God distant? A ‘Force’ for good? An old man with a grey beard? What is God like, well throughout the Bible God is spoken as: a real person, a King giving orders and a Master workman carrying out his designs and purposes…

What is God really like?

When we ask the question; ‘What is God like?’ We immediately hit a problem. Why? Because God fills the universe, He’s in all places at any given moment. He is also outside of time. Everything from the beginning of eternity, to the end of eternity, is set out in front of Him. All knowledge and wisdom that is to know, He knows, and lots more besides that…

Can God be known?

God may be closer than you think, but can God be known? The wonderful truth is yes. But to answer this fully, we have got some more questions which we will provide answers for…

[1] Our conscience and authority – rotten ones!

Our conscience and authority, how do we deal with bad or evil authorities?
I love this story where king Saul was tracking David to kill him and there was an unexpected twist:
Do you believe in luck, or the mighty, invisible hand of God in your circumstances?
Just look at this situation!
Saul goes into the very same cave, that David and some of his army are hiding…

Scientists who believe in the Genesis creation account

There are many scientists who believe Genesis to be factually true and who are Christian. On the TV, radio, magazines and papers we are regularly reminded – sometimes in very subtle ways – that science disproves Christianity, and that scientists are atheists. But this is not true. There are hundreds of scientists now, who do not believe in Darwin’s theory of Evolution…

[4] Our hard work AND God’s miracles

Does our hard work AND God’s miracles go together? Good, honest hard work is part of God’s plan for our lives, and when the Ark had been completed God expected Noah to look after all the animals in his care. But also notice that it is the Lord who will make the animals come to Noah! He didn’t say: “Go out, and catch two of every animal”, because that would have been an impossible task…

Scientific laws and building blocks of life

Physicist Paul C. Davies wrote: ‘to be a scientist, you had to have faith that the universe is governed by dependable, immutable, absolute, universal, mathematical laws of an unspecified origin.
You’ve got to believe that these laws won’t fail, that we won’t wake up tomorrow to find heat flowing from cold to hot, or the speed of light changing by the hour.
Over the years I have often asked my physicist colleagues why…’

Knowing God as father

If we are believing and trusting Jesus Christ, then that is what we are; children of the living God.
But many people are unaware of knowing God as father. He will be unknown to them.
Jesus came across many who refused to submit to His teaching, and He said to them;
If God were your Father…

Spiritual health and bankruptcy

Monopoly is good if you’ve got some property with a house or two, and therefore you’ve got a slim chance of winning.
But if you’re the one with no sets of properties, then your fate is certain!
Whether you survive for the next two minutes, or another hour, it doesn’t really matter, because you know what the outcome will be.
You are going to end up BANKRUPT, and you’ll lose.
Sooner or later, you are going to land on Park Lane…

How to handle difficult situations

How to handle difficult situations, let’s look at one very tough circumstance where a woman had been very ill for many, many years. What made matters even worse, according to the Jewish customs, she would have been classed as ‘ceremonially unclean’. That would have meant that she was barred from going to the Temple. But here she was TOUCHING Jesus, the SON of GOD, the Holy One! Why did she feel she could do that?…