But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Culture Watch - Apologetic Report
Friday, 30 August 2019 11:46

Media Bias and the Elusive Gay Gene Featured

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And there is still no ‘gay gene’.

This is a rule of thumb that you can take to the bank: Do not believe everything you read in the media. That is especially true of the mainstream media, with its blatant secular left bias on most political, religious and cultural issues. And we must also...

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Many of you will never know the level of hatred and abuse that comes your way when you stand for truth in the public arena.

If you want to live a really quiet life with very little strife, controversy and antagonism, there is a simple formula for this: simply say and do nothing. Never speak out on...

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Wednesday, 28 August 2019 15:49

We Need More Celebs Like These Women Featured

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Here are three well-known women who stand apart from the crowd.

I am often accused of being the bearer of bad news. OK, that might be kinda true: I do alert people to the good, the bad and the ugly that is out there, and there seems to be much of the last two than the first one! So as a watchman on...

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Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:58

And Now Australia Post is Promoting Fake Marriage Featured

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So now Australia has fake marriage postage stamps!

Why is Australia Post – a government-owned business – forcing on Australians something that millions of people are fully against? Why are they using their monopoly powers in selling stamps to support and promote something that so many...

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Tuesday, 27 August 2019 14:50

Victoria: The Nutjob State Featured

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So now you can legally change your sex at least once every year in Victoria.

When you are driving around the country on lengthy trips, you will sometimes alleviate the boredom by looking at license plates. On them you will see the different mottos of each state. For example, Queensland is the...

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Monday, 26 August 2019 17:53

The Persecution of Christians IS Real Featured

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Yes there is very real persecution of Christians happening in Australia.

Despite what some trendy lefty Christians are trying to tell you, persecution of Christians in Australia (and much of the West) is alive and well. Sure, we are not having our heads lopped off – yet – but very real...

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Monday, 26 August 2019 15:39

On Compatibilism Featured

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Scripture sees divine sovereignty and human responsibility as being fully compatible – so should we.

When we see a young married couple who seem so close to each other and so perfectly matched, we will speak of how very “compatible” they are. Two different people come together in a...

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Sunday, 25 August 2019 12:52

On Christian Ministries and Biblical Balance Featured

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We must avoid both being hyper-critical of everything, and being accepting and undiscerning about everything.

As I have said so many times over the years, getting the biblical balance right may be difficult, but it is what all believers must seek to do on a regular basis. It is always so very easy...

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Saturday, 24 August 2019 13:15

Making a Mockery of the Faith Featured

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How should we think of Hollywood and its constant mockery of the faith?

When I recently saw trailers on the television for a new show that mocked Christian televangelists, I had two initial reactions: One, here we go again: Hollywood ridiculing, slamming and maligning Christianity; and two, well,...

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Zondervan, 2019.

A new book written by Benny Hinn’s nephew on the prosperity gospel is a must read.

Most folks have heard of Benny Hinn, the famous and flamboyant American televangelist. Fewer people have heard of his nephew Costi. He was the heir apparent of the mega-rich mega-ministry....

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Thursday, 22 August 2019 13:48

Difficult Bible Passages: Jude 14-15 Featured

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How are we to understand NT writers quoting from non-inspired books?

The reason for the difficulty of this passage centres on the issue of the divine inspiration of non-biblical books. Jude quotes from the apocryphal book of Enoch. So the question arises: Does that mean that Jude believes this book...

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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 15:39

‘We Can Do Better Than Jesus’ Featured

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Some Christians really seem to think that they can improve on Jesus!

One of the most appalling things you will find in some parts of the Christian church today is the mindset that we can actually do things better than Jesus. Some Christians and church leaders believe that they can somehow out-Jesus...

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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 14:28

Green Religion Featured

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When people stop believing in God, they do not become irreligious – they simply find new gods to worship.

Everyone is religious. Christians are religious. Hindus are religious. Muslims are religious. And believe it or not, atheists are also religious, as are secular humanists and others....

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Monday, 19 August 2019 12:54

Trans Madness: State-Sponsored Child Sexual Abuse Featured

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The dangers of the trans agenda are very real, and now some experts are speaking against it.

When you have the state involved in chopping off or mutilating the sexual organs of perfectly healthy children – among other things – there can be only one word for that: child abuse. Diabolical...

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Sunday, 18 August 2019 16:10

Tozer and the Knowledge of God Featured

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The late great A. W. Tozer on knowing God:

There are certain topics that we can never have enough of. And there are certain authors that we can never have enough of as well. In this piece I will run with both. My topic is the knowledge of God, and my author is A. W. Tozer. Let me begin by discussing...

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Sunday, 18 August 2019 15:19

Are You an Enemy of God? Featured

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Yes this is well worth asking: Am I an enemy of God?

How’s that for the title of an article on a Christian website? Indeed, how’s that for a sermon title or a book title? Some of you are probably thinking only some fightin’ fundie would come up with something like that. Only some...

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Saturday, 17 August 2019 17:39

On the Apocryphal Books Featured

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Why do some Bibles differ in terms of the number of books they include?

Just today I had this comment sent in to my website (obviously by a Catholic): “According to the Bible I read, it has 46 books in the Old Testament, not 39. This is a Protestant error and falsehood regarding the OT canon...

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Friday, 16 August 2019 16:05

Suffering and Glory – Part One Featured

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Everyone wants glory, but few want suffering. But the two are bound together:

Hands up – who wants glory? Hands up – who wants suffering? It is not hard to know which option will be the most popular. We all want the former while not too thrilled about the latter. But for the Christian,...

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Friday, 16 August 2019 15:58

Suffering and Glory – Part Two Featured

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“No cross, no crown” is how we referred to this matter in Part One. Throughout the Bible our present sufferings are tied in with our glory to come. I have already looked at some key passages on this, but many more can be appealed to. One such important passage is found in the second...

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Thursday, 15 August 2019 15:30

5 Reasons Why You Must Read the Old Testament Featured

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All Christians should be reading the Old Testament. Here are 5 must reasons why you should.

All those who claim to be Christians also claim – or certainly should claim – to take the Bible seriously. Christians should be people of the book. They should have a high view of Scripture and...

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Tuesday, 13 August 2019 11:40

Giving Christianity a Bad Name Featured

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Sadly there are many nutters amongst us, giving the faith a bad rap.

When you have an interactive website, you never know what sort of comments will come your way. While many folks send in sensible, rational, and well-informed comments, plenty of folks send in something much different. Unfortunately...

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Monday, 12 August 2019 20:35

Islamic Jihad in Sydney Featured

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Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ while stabbing innocent citizens in Sydney.

A woman is dead and others are injured after a man went on a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney – all the while yelling “Allahu Akbar”. But as is almost always the case, much of the media is not...

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Monday, 12 August 2019 14:14

Worthless Christianity Featured

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The words of warning given by Jeremiah to ancient Israel seem to be fully needed in today’s church.

Now that I have your attention, no, I am not saying that Christianity is worthless. But what I am wanting to say here is that false religion, fake Christianity, and compromised belief is...

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Sunday, 11 August 2019 13:18

Woodstock 50 Years On Featured

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It is incredible to think that exactly 50 years ago Woodstock took place.

Exactly 50 years ago this week we had an event that defined a generation. It was either three days of madness and chaos, or three days of heaven on earth, depending on your point of view. I refer of course to “An...

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Friday, 09 August 2019 16:35

Transgenderism, the Bible, and Christianity Featured

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What does biblical Christianity have to say about the issue of transgenderism?

Sadly what should be perfectly obvious is far too often not. For example, it should be obvious to any serious Christian that transgenderism is incompatible with what the Bible says about humanity, and what it says about...

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