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Author Archives: Gwyneth Arnold

TRUTH NEVER CHANGES

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New Zealand Truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth is absolute.  It cannot change.  It is the antecedent of falsehood, since falsehood arose from hatred of the truth. The Lord Most High God is truth absolute since He is the one and only living God who “is not a man that He should…

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A STUDY IN THE BOOK OF MICAH

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MICAH The name Micah means ‘Who is like God?’ and although one would expect a prophet to be  a  very  devout person, Micah seems to have been anything but.  In his earlier years he does not appear to have an understanding of the law although he was intent on honouring God in his own way….

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JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA – WHO WAS HE?

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Although from the pages of scripture very little is said about this enigmatic character, yet what we read of him is very revealing nonetheless. The first we hear about him is that in the evening  following the crucifixion he went to Pilate and begged  the body of Jesus.   All four gospels say much  the same…

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STAR OF BETHLEHEM

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The Christmas festival is acknowledged every year in the Christian  west  to a greater or lesser  degree of understanding as  to the  truth  of its message.   Our Christmas cards when depicting the nativity show the star as having at least  eight  points,  if  not twelve,  or even sixteen. Whether we like to acknowledge it or…

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OBADIAH

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Introduction The book of Obadiah is intriguing in that it consists of one chapter only thereby encouraging the reader to discover more of this prophet. According to Smiths Bible  Dictionary his  name means   ‘Servant of  the Lord’. There are several descriptions of a number of Obadiahs in the  Old  Testament but  two  of  them would…

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