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When Jesus was astonished

April 2, 2021  - By Sherry Thomas

The people of Israel were a stubborn lot — and they were no different even when Jesus was with them on earth. Yet, one man stood apart

Struck down, but not destroyed

December 6, 2020  - By Leni B

It’s natural to feel crushed in the face of extreme hardship. But Joseph’s life story helps us see that God only allows suffering for good

Are you being Christ-like at work?

September 9, 2020  - By Dania Lovin Thomas

As faithful Christians, it's important to recognise that even the dullest job descriptions are full of opportunity to glorify God

Watch your words (especially during a presidential campaign)

August 5, 2020  - By Dr. John Sypert

As the road to the elections heats up in the US, Christians must be wary of winning arguments at the cost of losing their audience

On eagles’ wings

July 3, 2020  - By Premilla Jacob

The Bible assures us that putting our hope in God will get us through the storms of life. Here are three reasons why that is not an empty promise

What do we do with the disputed text of Jesus and the adulteress?

March 24, 2020  - By Thomson B Thomas

Scholars dispute the origin of the story in John describing the Lord’s interaction with the woman caught in adultery. What should believers make of it?

Fear, faith and the coronavirus

March 1, 2020  - By Karen Ann Monsy

An interview from the heart of China, where the outbreak continues to claim its highest toll yet, offers spiritual insights into the current epidemic

Can our prayers change the plans God already has?

November 5, 2019  - By Rufus Simon Varghese

It's the classic conundrum: why pray if God is indeed sovereign? Can getting on our knees make a difference if all things have been ordained ahead of time?

Did God overreact in the OT?

October 23, 2019  - By Dr. David Brooks

In the last part of this series, we look at specific instances of divine judgment in the past to understand why they were so severe

When God blesses the enemy

October 2, 2019  - By Sam K. John

Despite experiencing God’s forgiveness and mercy, Jonah desired the destruction of the Ninevites — and his attitude is often not unlike our own

How do you justify slavery in the Bible?

September 24, 2019  - By Revanth T.

A reader takes us to some of the tougher passages in Scripture to ask if God really did condone certain social evils in the ancient world

When God doesn’t explain Himself

August 16, 2019  - By Dr. Kevin Warstler

After enduring much suffering, it seems frustrating that Job is not given any direct answers. But as God reveals, He does not allow situations without cause

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