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On Earth As In Heaven — Think Theology

https://www.youtube.com/embed/0tjKNsDzczc Fifty years ago today an event happened that changed our view of the world forever. Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders were blasted into space on the Apollo 8 mission and became the first human beings to see the dark side of the moon and the first to witness “Earthrise.”That famous photo of the…… Continue reading On Earth As In Heaven — Think Theology

Bible Studies, Devotions

Can you handle the “hebel”? (part 2)

‘Meaningless! Meaningless!’     says the Teacher. ‘Utterly meaningless!     Everything is meaningless.’ Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 Last week, we saw that life and everything in this world is not necessarily meaningless, but it is fleeting. The idea behind “hebel” is like smoke, breath or a bubble that soon disappears. “Hebel” is also translated in the Bible as “idol”. And… Continue reading Can you handle the “hebel”? (part 2)

Bible Studies, Devotions

Can you handle the “hebel”? (part 1)

The words of the Teacher,a son of David, king of Jerusalem: ‘Meaningless! Meaningless!’ says the Teacher. ‘Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.’ Ecclesiastes 1: 1-2 Everything is vanity of vanities – utterly meaningless, perfectly useless, and totally futile? It is amongst the best known phrases in the Bible, yet as Christians we often have no idea… Continue reading Can you handle the “hebel”? (part 1)

Devotions

Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 2)

Psalm 17 6 I call on you, my God, for you will answer me;     turn your ear to me and hear my prayer. 7 Show me the wonders of your great love,     you who save by your right hand     those who take refuge in you from their foes. 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye;     hide… Continue reading Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 2)

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Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 1)

Psalm 17 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) A prayer of David. God is the one who vindicates his people 1 Hear me, Lord, my plea is just;     listen to my cry. Hear my prayer –     it does not rise from deceitful lips. 2 Let my vindication come from you;     may your eyes see what is right. Essentially this is a prayer… Continue reading Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 1)

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Psalm 16: You are my Portion

Psalm 16 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) A miktam of David. This psalm expresses aim of the Christian life: to worship God as the all-satisfying Lord. In the 17th century it was expressed in the Westminster Catechism in this way: "Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully enjoy him forever." More recently, John… Continue reading Psalm 16: You are my Portion

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Psalm 15: Who will live on the holy mountain?

Psalm 15 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) I want to live on the mountain 1 Lord, who may dwell in your sacred tent?     Who may live on your holy mountain? Every Christian longs for this don't they? We long to see God face to face. We long to be nearer to Him. We yearn to experience… Continue reading Psalm 15: Who will live on the holy mountain?

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Psalm 14: Atheism, Religion & Folly

Psalm 14 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) For the director of music. Of David. Atheism is not scientific 1 The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ I sometimes find it tempting to buy into the modern notion that if we take science seriously then we need to dismiss any notion of God… Continue reading Psalm 14: Atheism, Religion & Folly

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Psalm 13: Waiting for God

Psalm 13 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) For the director of music. A psalm of David. When my brother moved to London from South Africa a few years back, we were forced to communicate via letter. For those of you who don't know what that is... well, lets just say that it was revolutionary at… Continue reading Psalm 13: Waiting for God