Category Archives: defending the faith

Daily Devotions: Christ’s Chosen One

Ephesians 4:19           Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more.  The trouble with Paul is that he knows humanity so well and bluntly speaks the … Continue reading

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lent Devotions: Fishing for Souls – Mark 4 v 36

Mark 4:36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. There’s a wonderful 17th century painting created by a Dutch artist Adriaen van den Venne called … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Spirituality and Salvation

Psalm 11:7      For the LORD is righteous, he loves justice; upright men will see his face. There’s a saying amongst evangelical Christians which goes something like this: ‘Everybody has some form of spirituality, but not everyone has salvation.’ When … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Arguing Against God – Job 23 v 4

Job 23:4          I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments. I feel sorry for the whole Christian Church right now. We seem to be stumbling over our own feet and are constantly struggling with … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: God’s Timeline

2 Peter 3: 4     They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ He promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.” Podcast version here Every now and then, I have to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Believing God

Prosperity Gospel and spiritual self-esteem books are currently very popular in Christian circles and small study groups, but are these really Gospel and actually Christian? Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: An Inconvenient Gospel

John 16:31 “You believe at last!” Jesus answered. Years ago, when I ministered to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure, some people stopped coming to church. Eventually, they were asked by a couple of elders of why they had become … Continue reading

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