A famous philosopher, Socrates, once said that no one knowingly does the wrong thing and that evil is the result of ignorance. He also goes on to say that the person who commits evil needs to be punished in some way so the debt is paid otherwise we carry a spiritual burden. This is interesting … More Ignorance Towards Evil
As we are welcoming the new year of 2018, I believe I can say on behalf of all of us that we are all transformed individuals and for me, suffering has played a significant role in strengthening who I am today. In light of this, I would like to take the time to reflect on … More The Beauty Of Suffering
Many people love the book of Esther just because it is an interesting story, however there is more to it than just that. Most of the books of the Bible are named after males, only two are named after females: Ruth and Esther. This tells us that these two books are very important! The book … More The Invisible Hand Of God
Zero is such a strange concept. It’s essentially the existence of nothing. From the onset of recorded history, the idea of nothing was always understood – you either had an apple, or you didn’t. However, the nature of ‘zero’ evolved over time from a mere placeholder to what we now consider a number. The reason … More To Infinity And Beyond
“Thy Will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven” – everyday, perhaps several times every day, we say these simple yet powerful words. When we pray the Lord’s prayer, do we understand how much impact these strings of words are? Or are we simply saying it out of habit? Specifically, in this extract, … More Thy Will Be Done
“Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honour giving preference to one another; not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer; distributing to the needs of the … More Behave Like A Christian
In light of the heightened commotion in Australian politics surrounding the renewed debate on legalising ‘Marriage Equality’, there seems to be a wide-ranging display of views being put on offer throughout the media. Notably, the media has been portraying this conundrum as an extremely two-dimensional ‘David and Goliath’ battle between bigoted, Christian institutionalism and the … More Christ Didn’t Say What?