SMRT & Prayer

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The Importance and Relevance of the Old Testament to the Christian

The Old Testament as a set of moral rules or obligations. The Old Testament as passé, out of date, or even irrelevant for the New Testament Christian. These two broad ideas define what many Christians think about the Old Testament today. Unfortunately, when we neglect or jettison the Old Testament, which makes up almost three … Continue reading The Importance and Relevance of the Old Testament to the Christian

Prosperity ‘gospel’?

"as poor yet making many rich..." 2 Corinthians 6:10 The first disciples were not well off materially, yet they made many rich spiritually by giving them the gospel.   Modern day prosperity preachers are well off materially, riding on the riches given them by their flock and thus not only impoverishing them materially, but also … Continue reading Prosperity ‘gospel’?

Inconvenient Christianity

It is a familiar story. The one where Jesus sets two men free from demonic possession, by sending the demons into a herd of swine and causing the swine to commit mass suicide. Ok that last detail may be exaggerating the storyline just a tad bit. But that's the story in essence. Part of the … Continue reading Inconvenient Christianity

Power of a different kind: a meditation while ironing clothes

2 Timothy 1:7 is a pretty well-known verse. Many Christians have committed it to memory. "For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline."  A couple of days back, while I was ironing clothes, the verse crept into my mind and as I was pondering over it, … Continue reading Power of a different kind: a meditation while ironing clothes