The Wonders of Creation

In the opening chapters of the Bible, the mystery of creation is presented in beautiful poetic language (Genesis 1 and 2). The passages speak of how God brought about this splendidly diverse universe by simply speaking the word of command: God said, ‘Let there be...

The State

What should be the Christian perspective on the secular State? Perhaps the best place to begin one’s reflection on what might be called a Christian theology of the state is Romans 13:1-7. Paul begins with a categorical injunction that ‘everyone must submit himself to...

The Lord’s Supper

Can you please explain the meaning of the Lord’s Supper? I participate in it month after month but am not sure of its significance. Most theologians would agree that the institution of the Lord’s Supper goes back to Jesus Christ himself. In all three Synoptic Gospels...

The Role of Government

In Paul’s epistle to the Church in Rome, we find the most profound statement in the New Testament on the role of the state or government. The Apostle teaches that governing authorities have been instituted by God to establish social order and justice (Romans 13:4-15)....