Blog Posts from April 2018

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Deuteronomy 5–6. The Greatest Commandment

by slpcenglish

29 April – 5 May 2018. Deuteronomy 5–6 (click to read). Which is the most important law in the Bible? If we had to answer that question, I think many people would choose one of the so-called Ten Commandments. Most people know those commandments very well, and we even find them written out twice in […]

Colossians 1. Christ alone

by slpcenglish

22–28 April 2018. Colossians 1 (click to read). A few years ago, a church pastor excitedly came to me and told me that there was an old man here in Taiwan who had the gift of prophecy and speaking revelations. This church pastor was planning a trip for himself and his church elders to go […]

Psalm 72. Making the world a better place

by slpcenglish

15–21 April 2018. Psalm 72 (click to read). Every day when we read the news we are confronted with a world full of problems. No matter where we look we see injustices and suffering, evil, hatred and violence. We know that this world isn’t perfect. But is there any hope? Of course there is. As […]

Psalm 65. Praise the God of all things!

by slpcenglish

8–14 April 2018. Psalm 65 (click to read). One of the big mistakes we can make in our faith is to think of God as being very small. We do this in many ways. For example, maybe we think of God only as the God of Presbyterians. But of course God is not just our God. […]

Psalm 58. Finally, an end to evil!

by slpcenglish

1–7 April 2018. Psalm 58 (click to read). The world isn’t supposed to be this way. Goodness should win and evil should fail. That’s the way things should be. But sadly that’s often not true. What’s worse, often evil doesn’t just struggle along, it succeeds – and it even rises to power. In politics, society, […]