Category: Religion

Culture and Christianity

The while issue of culture is a volatile one. In this age of tolerance one has to be careful what they say. Add to that the extreme sensitivity caused by years of ethnic oppression in South Africa and you have a place where few dare to tread, the perilous cliffs of culture. To even begin…

A Few Thoughts on Covetousness

What is covetousness? Many know the 10th commandment, “Thou Shalt not covet” (Ex 20:17), but do we really know what covetousness is? It seem that today sins like drunkardness, homosexuality, unlawful divorce and the like get all the full brunt of pulpit bashing, and rightly so, but what about something as simple as covetousness, which…

Did the Sabbath Move to Sunday?

There is a growing discussion these days regarding the day of the Sabbath, I am not sure why this is but part of the reason may be due to the growth of the Jewish roots movement, at the same time Seventh-day Adventists seem to be capitalising on a potential gullibility of an overall biblically illiterate…

Who is the Antichrist?

Who is the antichrist? Will we know him when he comes? Hollywood seems to have him figured out with movies like “The Omen”. But what does the Bible say about this shrouded figure that people fear so much? To most Christians’ surprise, the word antichrist does not appear in the book of Revelation, from which…

End Time Pessimism

Does your attitude affect how you live? Most Christians I know seem to have a rather pessimistic attitude, I find it even in myself, possibly this stems from our expectation of the end of the world. But no matter what your view of the end times, we live in a culture which has been so…