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If Jesus’ words “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” are His best-known directive, His best-known story may well be the story of the Good Samaritan. That parable has inspired painting, sculpture, poetry, and film. The colloquial phrase “Good Samaritan,” has come to mean someone who helps a stranger.… Read the rest
Here are some wise observations from somewhat famous and certainly rich and glamorous Susan Renouf, as expressed in ‘Women’s Weekly’:
“Her three marriages have brought her a life that many would envy. She has enjoyed luxury, wealth and the aphrodisiac of being the consort of powerful men. … Read the rest
Mr Geoff Allen, of the Business Council of Australia, was quoted in an Age article entitled, ‘Spreading the Gospel According to Business’. He said that church leaders who act as spokespersons on business are superficial, yet they ‘wade into public debates as if they’re speaking on behalf of God’.… Read the rest
A Christian then, is not just a person who trusts Jesus, is forgiven, changed and accepted as a child of God. John, in his first letter asks how do we know the children of God? The children of God do what is right or just and they love their brothers and sisters (1 John 3:10, 14).… Read the rest
Such a challenge to change would seem overwhelming for most of us. The Good news is that there is a new relationship and power; ours for free if we trust Jesus and make up our mind to be committed.
1 John 4:4 says, Greater is the One who is in you than anything that is in this world.… Read the rest
Mind, you, until Jesus returns we won’t see it completed. Jesus spoke of dissatisfaction with this world when He said, when you pray, say God, Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
For example, since there is no racism in heaven, pray and work to get rid of it on earth. … Read the rest
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