Defence of the Truth

Holding fast to the Truth, revealed in the Bible and confessed in our Three Forms of Unity

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  • September 29, 2017 - 12:45 pm in Daily Life, Meditations

    God’s agenda and the lawless one

    It’s no secret that the western world, with its roots in Christianity, is becoming increasingly secular. The recent moves to accept homosexuality and hence same sex marriage (SSM) as a legitimate…
  • September 25, 2017 - 2:15 pm in Daily Life

    Screen Entertainment?

    Here in Australia the school holidays have arrived again. How will reformed parents keep their children occupied? Will they keep them busy with good healthy past-times such as playing outside, engaging…
  • September 14, 2017 - 12:47 pm in Daily Life, Meditations

    The Son of God hold us in His hands

    There are Christians who say or imply that if only we do this or that we can fix the problems in our lives. But is this necessarily true? And if we face difficulties and hardships, is this necessarily…
  • September 7, 2017 - 9:28 am in Daily Life

    Christian Alliances?

    Although we are not ‘of the world’ we are nevertheless in it. Many of us work together with those who are not of the church; for example, in the factory, in business dealings, in the office. And…
  • September 2, 2017 - 11:14 am in Daily Life

    As Image Bearers of God

    We know from Genesis 1 that God created everything perfectly. The last to be created were people—Adam and Eve—as the crown on God’s creation on earth. Unlike the other living creature—birds,…
  • August 15, 2017 - 12:32 pm in Daily Life

    Temples of the Holy Spirit

    The 7th commandment teaches us that one of the most beautiful things given by God – the bedroom embrace between husband and wife – is not to be defiled by adultery because, says the catechism,…
  • July 31, 2017 - 12:07 pm in Daily Life, Reformed Education

    Luther and bringing up children

    The purpose of bringing up children The central purpose of nurturing and educating children is that they serve God. And to serve God is to live out of faith. It is to walk in the love of God as His…
  • July 13, 2017 - 10:52 am in Daily Life, Politics, Uncategorized

    ‘Same-sex Marriage’

    Australians are confronted with a relentless push for ‘same-sex marriage’. ARPA[i] is urging its members to email Federal Members of Parliament and Senators. As an example of what to write, it…
  • July 11, 2017 - 12:11 pm in Daily Life

    The Need to Read what’s Good

    When Luther translated the Bible into a language that the common people could read, he broke the power of Rome. The Roman church did not want the common people to read the Bible; it wanted the people…
  • To leave the GKv (RCN)

    In 2013 my wife and I were in Holland and spoke with a couple of widowed cousins about the decline in the GKv. We were unable to persuade them to leave the GKv and to join the continuing reformed…
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