We’ve been grappling with this question this week at Creek Road as we think about the events described in Genesis 3.
Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,but God did say, ‘You must[…]
Noah is a challenging movie for Christians. How will you use it to get a bigger picture of Jesus?
Where do we find justice in horrific cases like the murder of Daniel Morcombe? What is an appropriate punishment for the worst of criminals?
We welcome the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Abuse, and take looking after children seriously.
Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. “Go, look over the land,” he said, “especially Jericho.” So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there. The king of Jericho was told, “Look, some of the Israelites have come here tonight to spy out the land.” […]
As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly. Proverbs 26:11 A pretty confronting proverb isn’t it? It portrays a pretty gross image of the dog returning to something so vile and disgusting. And yet, King Solomon finds in this illustration of a dog a similarity to humanity. We too, like[…]
Adam made love to his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of the Lord I have brought forth a man.” Later she gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel kept flocks, and Cain worked the soil. In the course of time Cain brought some[…]
Even though I was a once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief. The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves[…]
Now we know that whatever the law says, it says those who are under the law, so that ever mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God. Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather through the law we become conscious of[…]