A.S.K 19 – The Certainty of Heaven – How Can I Know I Will Go There?

BIBLE READING: 1 John 5:13-21 TEXT: And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you … Continue reading A.S.K 19 – The Certainty of Heaven – How Can I Know I Will Go There?

Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – The Difference Christ Makes

This weeks Christian Today post – you can read the original here The title they gave is “An astonishing courtroom hug and what it teaches us about radical forgiveness”…I prefer mine!   Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – the Difference Christ Makes’ because this incident sums up the difference between joyful biblical Christianity and joyless, miserable atheistic ideology! (although to be fair there have already been … Continue reading Radical Forgiveness and Beautiful Grace – The Difference Christ Makes

Quantum 61 – The One with Labour, UK politics, EU flag, Greta, Ethiopian Trees, Sex Ed , The Madness of Crowds, Rees Moog on Abortion, China and 10 Commandments, Mercy Killing’ Ry Cooder

Welcome to Quantum 61 – It has been an extraordinary week – 1) Labour Party Conference – https://twitter.com/skynewspolitics/status/1175785245880328192?s=12  2) UK politics has gone crazy –    3) EU – flag and anthem…   4) Greta Thunberg – https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life-and-relationships/it-doesn-t-feel-justifiable-the-couples-not-having-children-because-of-climate-change-20190913-p52qxu.html https://www.spectator.co.uk/2019/08/climate-change-stripped-bare/?fbclid=IwAR2NuhIwsyoIMJk2Bkl6yCqJw5E0otkslckbHwh-EMq6qP0mwcVoKuWOYY8 https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/09/23/climate-strikers-need-to-grow-up/ 5) Ethiopian Trees – https://www.nature.com/immersive/d41586-019-00275-x/index.html  6) Trans  Academics https://quillette.com/2019/09/20/how-the-trans-rights-movement-is-turning-academic-philosophers-into-sloganeering-activists/ 7) Childrens Sex Lessons https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7490415/Children-young-SIX-given-compulsory-self-touching-lessons.html 8) The Madness of Crowds. – https://www.theaustralian.com.au/inquirer/lefts-civilising-impulse-drivingus-all-to-the-brink-of-savagery/news-story/017622480aeaebd981ff00053b2a40cc?sfns=mo (9) Jacob Rees Moog on … Continue reading Quantum 61 – The One with Labour, UK politics, EU flag, Greta, Ethiopian Trees, Sex Ed , The Madness of Crowds, Rees Moog on Abortion, China and 10 Commandments, Mercy Killing’ Ry Cooder

Letter from Australia 8 – Lawyers, Politicians, the Resurrection,  the secret Garden and a Pair of Trousers

22nd September 2019 Brothers and Sisters, It’s been a hectic two weeks. A couple of weeks ago I wrote from Shetland, last week from Brisbane – and this week I am back home in Sydney – and yes it does feel like home. Ann Street Presbyterian This week has been an encouraging week. Sometimes they happen! There were even moments of joy! It started with … Continue reading Letter from Australia 8 – Lawyers, Politicians, the Resurrection,  the secret Garden and a Pair of Trousers

Outgrowing Atheism – It’s Time For Richard Dawkins to Grow Up

(This weeks article on Christian Today – you can read the original here). Outgrowing Atheism: it’s time for Richard Dawkins to grow up Atheist bestselling author Richard DawkinsYouTube/Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science Although its readers were to name him one of the top three intellectuals in the world, Prospect magazine gave a scathing review to Richard Dawkins’ anti-religion polemic The God Delusion, writing at … Continue reading Outgrowing Atheism – It’s Time For Richard Dawkins to Grow Up

Jesus – The Only Saviour – A.S.K 16

BIBLE READING: Acts 4:1-12 TEXT: Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved (Acts 4:12). To some modern ears it appears a bit arrogant to claim that our way is the only way. I guess that is partly what lies behind this question. It does at first glance sound … Continue reading Jesus – The Only Saviour – A.S.K 16

The Death of Jesus – A.S.K 15

BIBLE READING: John 3:14-21 TEXT: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). God’s response to the big question of suffering – is to give us an even bigger answer! One that will blow your mind. One that even the angels are amazed at. One … Continue reading The Death of Jesus – A.S.K 15

An Encouraging Report – “A Book in Action”

This report is in the new edition of The Record which I was delighted to see is maintaining and improving its standard with the new editor John MacDonald. It is a very encouraging report – not because it praises the book – but because it shows how it can be used.  I wrote A.S.K for the purpose that ‘Mowgli’ describes. It’s so encouraging to see that happening…. … Continue reading An Encouraging Report – “A Book in Action”

What’s Wrong With The World? – Part 2 – A Secularist Answer

Yesterday we reflected from a Christian’s perspective on the question of what is wrong with the world.  Today I want to look at it from the honest, intelligent non-Christian’s perspective.  In The  Sunday Times this week Neil Oliver had a fascinating and brilliant article entitled “Football Tribes Have Never Left Hatred Behind” (For those who don’t have access behind the Paywall I have attached the text of … Continue reading What’s Wrong With The World? – Part 2 – A Secularist Answer