Flames

PARABLE? Is Jesus’ story of the rich man and Lazarus a parable?

Answer by Diane Eager and John Mackay The account of the rich man and Lazarus is recorded in Luke 16:19-31 and contrasts two very different Jewish people: an extremely wealthy man living an indulgent lifestyle in opulent accommodation, and a poor beggar named Lazarus who suffering from diseased skin (most likely as a result of […]

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Crystals

CRYSTAL POWER? Many people believe crystals have spiritual power for health and well-being. Do crystals have any power?

The original questions was:Many religions around the world such as Hinduism and Buddhism place great trust in crystals and crystal power.  Many modern people in western societies believe crystals can enhance health and well-being.  Do crystals really have real power? Answer by John Mackay From Aboriginal to Zen, crystals from beautiful Amethyst to spectacular Zircons, […]

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HUMAN EVOLUTION? Does it create any problems for Christians who believe it?

The original question was: Many of those who call themselves Evangelical Christians are increasingly accepting the idea that man evolved.  Are there any problems if God created this way? Answer by Diane Eager Let’s start with the fact that it completely contradicts the Bible’s clear straightforward description of the origin of the first man and […]

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