Can man solve the world’s problems?

Responsible world governments are deeply worried. The U.N. Secretary General has used the words “on the brink” to describe the current threats to world peace. A highly flammable situation pervades the deep enmity between the U.S.A and Iran. Other dangerous tensions continue to be prominent in the Middle East, with Russia and the U.S.A taking…

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Creation or evolution – which is more believable?

Many people are confused and indifferent about belief in God. In our secular society many have abandoned altogether the notion of a supreme, all-powerful God who commands our respect and obedience. A lot of ideas about God are based on the opinions and feelings of those who are at least prepared to acknowledge His existence.…

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God’s promises – key to God’s purpose

God’s promises hold out wonderful possibilities for us. They are detailed in the Old Testament, and confirmed and elaborated on in the New Testament. In fact they are described by the Apostle Peter as “great and precious. God’s promises to Abraham are described by the Apostle Paul as “the gospel”. These important comments stress their…

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Life’s biggest questions. God’s answers

What are the issues and questions that concern folk today? Here are a few: How can I improve my living conditions and can I afford to do it? Have I got financial security? If not what can I do about it? How long have I got to live? Am I happy with my ‘lot’? If…

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Resurrection – fact or fiction?

Yes, Jesus Christ is alive today. There is strong evidence for the fact that he was resurrected to life. For a start, no one could produce a corpse to prove otherwise, even though the religious rulers of the day would dearly have loved to do so. They tried to spread the rumour that Christ’s disciples…

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Prophecy confirms the Bible is reliable

Vast numbers of people today have little or no idea of the content of the Bible, let alone believe in its contents. There are some churches which claim to have the Bible as the sole authority for their beliefs. Other churches (some very large ones) claim that the authority of their leaders, or their claimed…

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God’s plan for world peace

The world faces many threats of armed conflict today. Highly dangerous situations continue to be prominent in the Middle East, in the Korean Peninsular, in the South China Sea and in European nations bordering Russia. Peaceful coexistence between the major powers is in jeopardy. Furthermore, extremist religious terrorism can strike anywhere – even in Australia,…

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Israel is central to God’s plan

The people of Israel are described in the Old Testament as “God’s witnesses” (Isaiah 43 vv10&12). God, we’re told, chose Israel not because of their importance but because He loved them. The Old and New Testaments contain an amazingly candid record of their history, with their flaws and failings plainly revealed – a consistent record…

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God’s solution to the environmental crisis

The world faces many apparently insoluble problems today – unsustainable population growth, climate change, increasing water and food shortages, economic and financial stress, worsening social unrest and violent lawlessness. Responsible national governments have cause to be deeply worried. Take the exponential world population growth in the 20th and 21st centuries for a start*. From less…

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The Bible’s answer to suffering

It’s a sad fact of life that suffering impacts upon virtually every human being at some stage and in varying degrees. It’s also true that bad things happen to ‘good’ people and good things happen to ‘bad’ people. A disturbing feature of life today is that huge numbers of people are suffering poverty, starvation or…

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