By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion (Psalm 137:1).
This was a meditation by Jews in exile some 600 years before Jesus. This was part of God’s punishment on the Jews for disobedience, but it would be resolved as He works out His long-term plan with them.
The Bible has been correct in its past predictions and we can rely on it being accurate about the future. Jerusalem is set to be the capital of the world when Jesus returns to the earth in great power and glory. That future can be our future!
The front cover picture shows an idyllic scene, the river Anker as it flows through Nuneaton in Warwickshire, UK. Rivers are a place of life, where plants grow, fish swim and animals come to drink and feed.
IN this short piece, we are going to think about one of the arguments for the existence of God. The argument is about the fine tuning of the universe and relies on the work of experts found in physics departments or observatories
As human beings, we are driven by certain basic needs. Our moment to moment decisions are often driven by sub-conscious “programming” to meet our physiological and psychological needs.
I think I’m a rational person, as do most people. But I’m telling you that I believe in the resurrection of Jesus. Am I a credulous and gullible believer in fairy tales? Have I been touched by a supernatural experience which revealed to me something hidden from everyone else?
There is very strong evidence for believing in a God who cares about the world He has created.
Popular ideas about faith vary widely and can be misleading. Many religious people think faith is a mystical gift from God that enables us to understand and relate to Him.