Jesus did not have to pay the temple tax because he was the Son of God. However, he paid it so as not to give offence, out of his love for humankind.
God teaches us to laugh with the one who is laughing and to cry with the one who is crying
May our hearts be so captivated by His love that our churches increasingly look like the body of Christ.
On many occasions, we think that we serve and obey God, but in fact what we are serving and obeying ourselves.
How can salmons live in both the salty waters of the sea and the fresh waters of rivers? The answer lies in their capacity for osmoregulation.
Growing classes, concern for children’s safety due to school shootings and religious beliefs are among the reasons for the rise of homeschooling in the US.
Ecclesiastes mirrors, in my view, a general feeling of people in our contemporary Western world. Life is meaningless, says the ordinary human being.
The ongoing impact of Jesus’ explosion of life continues to reverberate in this world of death.
Let's stop playing for the spectators and give our all for others and for the glory of God.
During the second century, believers identified themselves to each other by drawing the simple figure of a fish on the ground or on the walls of the catacombs in Rome.
God says that we will be fully repaid for our ways.
It is not possible to avoid every negative motive all the time, but we must beware lest any of these start to fester within and then characterise our ministry.
An anonymous online survey is launched in Spain “to get an overview of pornography use within the church and to develop support resources adapted to the needs that may arise”.
The Brussels Representative of the European Evangelical Alliance, Arie de Pater, analyses the situation of the EU amid the coronavirus, and the role of Christians in this crisis.
In all walks of life, we run the risk of performing for those watching us.
Every virtuous person is flawed, and every flawed person has good character traits too. Let’s keep both in mind.
God chose to assume all risks and to give of himself sacrificially, so that we may glimpse what love is.
Producers will help cover the costs of clean-up and waste management for items such as food and drinks containers. “Single use plastics are not a smart economic or environmental choice”, says the European Commission.
“We need a realistic, grounded sense of self that is not pre-occupied with maintaining its own importance, but serving a purpose bigger than ‘me’”, says Psychiatrist Glynn Harrison, author of ‘The Big Ego Trip’.
The Southern Ocean will be sheltered from fishing in the next 35 years. The agreement comes after five years of negotiations. Russia was the last one to accept it.
It swallows the sand to filter it and then expels it through its gills, thus retaining crustaceans, amphipods, polychaetes, molluscs and tiny fish.
They deploy a further defence mechanism in the form of the numerous sharp spines that they are covered with. As if that wasn’t enough, some of the species of this fish possess a venomous substance (tetrodotoxine) in their skin and in their spines.
Maybe if we were more aware of how decisive a person’s childhood turns out to be in their adult life, we would treat children with greater wisdom and sensitivity