ARTICLE 18: Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.
ARTICLE 19: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.
Creator of Heaven & Earth found guilty of a “high level” breach.
These Fools @RugbyAU Say, There Is No God
vs.14 The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds;
there is none who does good. Psalm 14:1 ESV
All human life has intrinsic value in all states of dependence and disability from fertilisation to life’s natural end.
I am saddened and sometimes overwhelmed by the anti-God philosophies of our day and by the failure (still) of many Church “leaders” to give leadership on the issues that really matter, giving essential information and guidance on how not to support the passage of evil into law.
When governments deliberately introduce legislation that permits evil – and even to compel it – shame is appropriate and needful.
There was a time when the fear of God meant something, What does it mean? It is much more than simply being scared and has been described as a mixture of reverence, awe, worship. It should also entail a desire to… Continue Reading
Paul says of all those who have fallen short away from the splendour of the Lord, vs.22 “Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.” (Rom 1:22-23 ESV).
To one degree or other, every Australian has exchanged the glory of God for idols like happy families, financial security, ecstatic experiences, entertainment, sport, sexual identity, nice houses, pleasant churches and so on.
You have enabled us these 19 years to serve, raise a family, and see people come to know Christ in a real and life changing way.
Our greatest fulfilment has been in seeing people lives radically changed and empowered and equipped to be all that the Lord has called them to be. We love you and we give Thanks for you!
Once full of the Spirit always full is true for the once crucified Jesus but not for the Church; we need to be filled again and again.
The lost need to “see and hear” (Acts 2:1-4, 11, 32-33 ESV) the mighty works of God in our own day as they did first at Pentecost.
The Good Friday story of the death of Jesus reveals an all-forgiving Father.
This Father is forgiving in his justice and just in his forgiving because his Justice and Forgiveness are not abstract concepts but real in Christ who prayed for the forgiveness of us all and who was heard because he is the One Righteous (Acts 3:14 ESV) Son of God suffering for us. Continue Reading