Tag: God

Does the Bible teach that Jesus is God?

Have you ever had one of those conversations, you know the one where someone says something so obviously ridiculous that you are not sure how to answer. One of my least favourite is when someone says that the Bible doesn’t teach that Jesus is God. You might hear it from some friendly Jehovah Witnesses knocking…

3 Atheists and Religion

I think it is absolutely critical not to resist the critics of religion. Smart people hate religion, sensitive people hate religion, and instead of merely dismissing them we should listen to them. The reason we should listen to the critic is because Jesus Christ Himself in the Bible deconstructed religion savagely, repeatedly, relentlessly, but he…

Lead SA, but which way?

By now many South African’s have heard of the Lead SA initiative. It seems to be a movement birthed out of the euphoria of the World Cup and the resultant national calm. For those of you who do not know about Lead SA, it “is a [certain media house’s] initiative, supported by Independent Newspapers, that…

Racism, Soccer and South Africa

I have delayed in writing this so as to be able to communicate to a less emotionally involved crowd. I love soccer, those who know me will know this. I went to some of the games and enjoyed them thoroughly However for our country there seems to have been something far deeper than just economic…

Does God Repent?

I was inspired to write this as a result of some reading I have been doing, I hope you find it as helpful as I did. Following Saul disobedience, God says, “I regret (repent) that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands”…

The Meaning/Purpose of Life

The purpose of life… That’s something people have always asked, I think the question is similar to what is the meaning of life. Religions try to give the answer, but their answers are more like the child who has just been asked if he thinks standing on the moving car is the wisest idea. Philosophy…

Meditations on James 1:18

Although salvation is all God’s work, God  in His wisdom integrated us Christians in the process. The way the gospel is heard is through men and women you you and I. Roman 10:13-15 says, “`Whoever will call upon the name of the Lord will be saved.’ How then shall they call upon Him in whom…