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Messianic Time and Animals – Part Four and Conclusion

For those who have not read: Part One Part Two Part Three THE SABBATH: GOD’S TIME IN HISTORY As a tangible lesson of Messianic time and what it entails, in the Hebrew Bible we find the example of the Sabbath: … Continue reading

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Messianic Time and Animals – Part Three

For those who have not read: Part One Part Two LIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITY The Bible presents what is essentially a dynamic view of righteousness. We are shown an initial ideal in the first two chapters of Genesis and are later … Continue reading

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Messianic Time and Animals – Part Two

For those who have not read Part One. MESSIANIC  TIME  The radical contrast between the Christian and the secular view of time is both profound and startling. Whereas secular time varies between a view that sees history as an unending … Continue reading

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Messianic Time and Animals – Part One

LIVING AT THE END OF HISTORY In 1989 the political scientist Francis Fukuyama wrote a landmark paper entitled ‘The End of History’. In the view of Fukuyama the end of the Cold War represented the completion of history as we … Continue reading

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Testifying to the Truth and Creation

Jesus’s Mission: The Truth In our age of moral and cultural relativism the mere mention of the word ‘truth’ can seem totally out of place. ‘What is truth?’ was Pilate’s question, and yet Jesus before him proclaimed that the purpose … Continue reading

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How Jesus Changes Everything

1. How Jesus Changes Everything A central theme in Scripture is what is described as prolepsis. The famous German theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg described this as being the central theme of the Bible. Prolepsis refers to a narrative technique in which … Continue reading

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Are All Faiths Of Equal Value? Part Two

The Cross We ended (Part One) with the words, “Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is the only Lord.” Christ proclaimed this, amongst the teeming faiths of His day, and added, “The Father and I are one” (John 10 … Continue reading

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Why Compassion will Triumph over Cruelty

By Marcello Newall A Cruel World We live in a cruel world. Violence often seems to be institutionalized and what is worse even celebrated. Wars, terrorism and random acts of nastiness pervade the news everyday. In all this animals are, … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost

(For those who want to read the original article in Word format:Paradise Lost) Paradise Lost [1] By Marcello Newall  1. What was Lost I believe that most human beings perceive, at least to a certain degree, a deep sense of loss. Even … Continue reading

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