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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

the fundamentals

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God on Trial: Why does God allow suffering?

The play God on Trial aims to tackle one of the most difficult questions in all of human existence—should we blame God for the suffering of humankind?
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Sabbath: The special day of self care

In a world of self-care, people are rediscovering an ancient practice that is good for the individual and their community.
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Picturing Heaven

Nobody has ever seen heaven. All we have are biblical pictures of what it will be like. But we can use those pictures to inspire us to be there!
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What is Prayer?

Prayer—it may seem like a complicated religious ritual but, as Ștefăniță Poenariu writes, there's a simple idea at its heart.
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What is Armageddon?

It’s a word thrown around to refer to a cataclysmic war—perhaps the war that ends life as we know it. But what is the original biblical meaning of Armageddon?
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Does Prayer Work?

"Thoughts and prayers" are often sent out without considering how the second part really works. Turns out that most people don't understand prayer—and that might be the whole point.
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The Most Spectacular Event Of All Time

Jesus’ return will be an unprecedented, but also personal event as He returns to restore earth and those who have chosen Him.
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Is Jesus the only way to God?

This seemingly innocent question has probably caused more unrest in the past 2000 years than any other.
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Where did the universe come from?

Why the Big Bang eventually goes bust, universe-sized bubbles pop and string theory has cosmologists tangled up.
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God with us: Jesus the Son of God

God so desperately wanted to be close to us that He sent His beloved Son to be born as a human baby, to live among us and to give Himself as a willing sacrifice. There’s only one thing left to do, and it depends on you and me.
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The power of the cross

It’s the most recognisable symbol on earth and yet one early Christian leader admitted that following the crucified Jesus makes no sense—except for what happened next.
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Three in one

The Bible doesn’t use the word Trinity. So does the idea of a triune God come from original Christian belief or was it invented afterwards?