Author: Simon van Bruchem

God always keeps his promises

God always keeps his promises

The books of 1 and 2 Kings are lengthy books that chronicle the decline of Israel and Judah from the death of David through the exile. A great many kings come and go in those few hundred years. Kingdoms split, tyrants ruled, famines and wars happened, and generations of people were born and died. You …

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Is it wasteful? Or is it beautiful?

Is it wasteful? Or is it beautiful?

Something really unusual happened to Jesus in Matthew 26. He was having dinner with his disciples and some friends when a woman poured some incredibly expensive perfume on his head. By incredibly expensive, I mean that most scholars estimate the value of the perfume at around a year’s salary for a worker. A year’s salary! …

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Where do I start with reading good books?

Where do I start with reading good books?

If you are convinced that you should read more books, where might you start? If you realise that your intellectual diet has been the equivalent of fast food for a long time, where can you go for something more substantial? The temptation when you notice that something needs changing is to change too much at …

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