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Joshua

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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Science v religion

This debate was going on when I became a Christian nearly 40 years ago (and it is an issue on which Christians have always had differing opinions), but in the last few years it has become much more heated, and … Continue reading

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Living by the Word

God’s powerful word (Isaiah 55:8-11) God is not like us, and does not always (or even usually) act as we expect Him to. We know that He created the universe through His word (Psalm 33:6); and so we imagine planets, … Continue reading

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