“When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?” Psalms 8:3-4 Christ’s birth is the consummate divine statement concerning man. When the omnipotent eternal God, the creator of the universe, condescended to the human estate by … [Read more...]
This teaching stream examines the nature of God’s Government for the world.
The Gospel that Christ and the apostles proclaimed was the Good News of the Kingdom—of the new order of God’s government coming to earth, not in Caesar (i.e. the state), but in Christ. It is not only personal salvation but cosmic—the renovation of the universe. God’s government flows from the spiritual regeneration of the individual and their self-government through to the family, the redeemed community, and to civil government.
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Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:32. The global financial system totters. Whole nations declare bankruptcy. Panic strikes the world markets. Political leaders meet late into the night searching for answers that don’t exist. Militant Islam invades through immigration and population growth. Secularism dominates … [Read more...]
From one man he made every nation ... Acts 17:26 God is a 'world person'. Without his creative fiat the world, nor the nations, would exist. In fact, he is not only the initial cause, but also the sustainer of all that exists. Every fibre of creation is impregnated with who he is. His decree, "Let there be", echoes throughout the time-space order, resonating not only with … [Read more...]