Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God by Don Carson

Does God love you?  And in what ways does he love you?  What does it mean for God to love, and to be a loving being?  That’s the doctrine that Don Carson deals with in this small book (only 88 … Continue reading

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Psalm 18:20-24: What does it mean?

These are some notes on Psalm 18:20-24 following questions at our Bible study last Thursday. Reading these verses in the flow of the Psalm, you get the distinct impression that David is saying: “God saved me because I’m a good … Continue reading

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If there is a possibility that a Christian’s children might go to hell, why would a Christian want to have children?

Last year I asked people in the Church to write down questions that they would want to ask God.  A number related to suffering and evil, and I preached on that subject during the year.  I have dealt with other … Continue reading

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The importance of prayer

Just preparing for next Sunday evening when we’ll be looking at Matthew 9:37-10:16.  Don Carson’s little book “When Jesus confronts the world” is a great help. Jesus is preparing his disciples for their first mission, and tells them that “The … Continue reading

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Genesis 6:1-4 What does it mean?

When we looked through Genesis 1-11 before Christmas, I said I would put some brief notes on the blog about this passage. Genesis 5 is the genealogy from Adam to Noah, emphasising the entrance of death into the world.  Each … Continue reading

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