Do you have enemies? Is anyone out to get you? Most of us would confidently answer such questions in the negative. And we would be wrong. The devil a sinister foe who is unseen, powerful and so cunning that many of are unaware of his existence or realise it when we are under attack. But we can win, if we know whom we are up against and how we can overcome.
The United Nations was set up after the most bloody conflict in history, in the desire to bring peace to all mankind. However good the intentions behind it, the reality is that nations are still divided and we seem no closer to world peace. This series explains the historical root of the problem, the costly rescue plan that has been launched, the glorious hope of universal peace, and above all, the part that each one of us can play in it.
Gay rights has become a supercharged issue polarising societies. Unfortunately, there is a lot more condemnation, lobbying and name-calling on both sides than rational thinking and civilised discussion. This series seeks to show that to address the question adequately, we have to grapple with bigger concepts like justice, morality and the nature of ultimate reality.
The legendary Chinese military general 孙子is well known for a wise saying about securing victory: 知己知彼, 百战百胜. If means: you understand both yourself and your adversary, you will fight a hundred battles and win a hundred battles. This is especially crucial in the face of an enemy like the devil who is far more powerful than we are. That is why in today’s message, we will learn about him and his schemes so that we can live victoriously.
Labels tear, failures cripple. Many of us live with the knowledge but not reality of Hope in our lives. You are no finished yet, neither is Jesus with you. He would die just to be associated with you. Will you come to Him?
For the cherished dream of world peace to become a reality, the nations of the world must not only put aside their differences, they must find something in common that they can all unite around. Can that ever be possible? The answer to that question is yes! It’s not just a possibility. It’s a certainty. What will bring the world together? What will a united humanity look like? What will they be doing together? Learn about this breath-taking vision in the Bible in the finale of our series entitled United Nations Part 4: The Reunion.
People have all kinds of ideas about Christianity. Some think that what it claims to offer is a free ticket to heaven. Others wonder if it would help them solve their problems and achieve their dreams in this life. What few people appreciate is that Christianity provides the solution to the age-old problem of conflict between different cultures and nations, achieving that elusive goal through a totally unexpected way.
Another new year has dawned, and no doubt all of us have engaged in the same mind game, wishing and persuading ourselves that on the stroke of midnight of 31 December, things would somehow be better going forward.