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Link of the month: Why don’t young people read the Bible?

It’s always been difficult to read the Bible – to read it seriously, that is, as opposed to ‘dipping in’ to it when we need encouragement, or are looking for guidance in a specific situation. The irony is, that we … Continue reading

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If there’s no archaeological evidence…

One of the many objections raised against Christianity is the absence of any archaeological evidence for some of the key events described in the Bible – in particular, the Exodus from Egypt, the crossing of the Red Sea, and the … Continue reading

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The first chapter of Joshua begins with the death of Moses. And Moses is going to be a very hard act to follow: he led the nation of Israel for forty years, out of Egypt and through the wilderness, and … Continue reading

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Why it’s a good idea to read the Bible every day

When I became a Christian, I was told that I ought to have a ‘Quiet Time’ every day – preferably first thing in the morning – when I should spend time reading the Bible and praying to God. I sometimes … Continue reading

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Under the scanner

When I first qualified as a doctor (nearly forty years ago), the treatment of cancer was somewhat hit-and-miss. If you found a breast lump, the surgeon would carry out a mastectomy – and that was all the treatment you had. … Continue reading

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Looking at the Word

Psalm 19:7-11 The ‘book of nature’, though universally available, is not always an easy one to read; for not everything in nature reflects the character of God. He has revealed Himself far more fully and clearly in His written word. … Continue reading

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Why read the Bible?

42) How is the Word of God to be read and heard? With diligence, preparation and prayer; so that we may accept it with faith, store it in our hearts, and practise it in our lives. “All Scripture is God-breathed … Continue reading

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