There are loads of laws in the Old Testament. Some of them are really bizarre, and for the most part Christians don’t follow them. We like the 10 Commandments though. So we say “Jesus came to fulfill the Law” and happily decide we don’t have to obey the weird commands like not eating shellfish, notContinue reading “Do Christians really have to follow all those weird Old Testament laws?”
Monthly Archives: August 2012
The end is near!
How did you react when you heard about Harold Camping’s prophecy that the end of the world was going to be on a specific date last year? There were loads of interesting responses. Some people cashed in their life savings and signed up to travel cross-country telling people to beware. Some people ignored it completely. Continue reading “The end is near!”
Committing adultery against God
If God asked you to start dating and marry someone who, guaranteed, would commit adultery, would you do it? Maybe the better question is why would God ask that? Read Hosea and then let’s discuss this further. What happens when we read Hosea’s story is that we put ourselves in Hosea’s shoes. We feel hisContinue reading “Committing adultery against God”
Does God feel distant?
Does God feel distant? Have you wondered if he has abandoned you? Or maybe you’ve abandoned him? It’s a common experience, that inward fear that you and God aren’t doing so well. Why does this happen? Why do we allow ourselves to get to that point? As we prepare to start a new series thisContinue reading “Does God feel distant?”