Ken’s Articles on the Christian Faith
A surprise discovery
Many people claim to be atheists, but – surprise, surprise – in reality there are no atheists on planet earth!
First, those who say they are atheists have simply put themselves in God’s place, and such deification of self is not atheism, it is just worship of a different god – the god of self.
Since no one is godless, the Bible (in two places) devotes less than half a verse to the subject – Psalms 14.1 and 53.1.
Second, even those of us who acknowledge the God of Creation can unwittingly allow other gods to influence us as well – worshipping our family or home or perhaps our car.
Third, God’s Word tells of a time when Jesus will be the only One who is universally exalted and worshipped –
“Therefore, God also has highly exalted him and given him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
– Philippians 2.9-11.
But let’s not wait till that day comes. Let’s honour Jesus – God the Son – now.
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Let’s make sure our God-confidence exceeds our self-confidence.
(I am a writer based in South Australia who has been privileged over many years to write columns for city and country newspapers in Australia. My simple goal has been to share good news and hope with a world sorely lacking in both.
I hope as you visit these pages that you will find encouragement and stimulus for thought. I have discovered through all the ups and downs of life that contentment is to be found in relationship with God. May you gain glimpses here of the same reality.
Welcome to this website! Ken Packer)
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