Bitzer Was a Banker! – Reasons to Learn Hebrew and Greek - Christ.net.au

Bitzer Was a Banker! – Reasons to Learn Hebrew and Greek

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I've been very inspired by the article "Bitzer Was a Banker!" by John Piper. It's about reasons for learning the original languages of the Bible. I first saw the article quoted in the...

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Bitzer Was a Banker! – Reasons to Learn Hebrew and Greek - Christ.net.au

Bitzer Was a Banker! – Reasons to Learn Hebrew and Greek

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I've been very inspired by the article "Bitzer Was a Banker!" by John Piper. It's about reasons for learning the original languages of the Bible. I first saw the article quoted in the first Hebrew...

When Objects Start Flying Across the Room - Christ.net.au

When Objects Start Flying Across the Room

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I've been thinking of a while now that I really should write up a list of all the "strange coincidences" that I notice. Things which seem to me to be too much of a coincidence...

The First Blog Page on Christ.net.au - Christ.net.au

The First Blog Page on Christ.net.au

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Welcome to the first page of the blog section of Christ.net.au. At this stage (early October 2018) the site is only brand new. Many of the links and other things still don't...

Initial Progress Learning Biblical Languages – Good and Bad News - Christ.net.au

Initial Progress Learning Biblical Languages – Good and Bad News

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The good news is that I got two high distinctions for first semester, one for Greek and one for Hebrew. Considering that the languages at Morling (and I get the impression in general) are regarded...

Try the SBC Pumpkins Tithing Challenge – And See if You Go Hungry! - Christ.net.au

Try the SBC Pumpkins Tithing Challenge – And See if You Go Hungry!

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It's fun! It's a challenge! And it will bring your spiritual walk with God alive... I encourage you to do it in every possible, imaginable way. Try the SBC Pumpkins Tithing Challenge — and see...

How to Not Feel Like an Impostor at Church - Christ.net.au

How to Not Feel Like an Impostor at Church

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When I first started going to church I used to imagine that at any minute, someone would come and tap me on the shoulder — and say something like "Well, you know, we get that...

10 Years of Playing Christian Worship Guitar - Christ.net.au

10 Years of Playing Christian Worship Guitar

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Sometime in the next few months (I'm not sure of the exact date), it's coming up to the 10th anniversary of when I started playing Christian worship guitar at church. I'd only just became a...

The Paradox of Losing Your Life to Find It - Christ.net.au

The Paradox of Losing Your Life to Find It

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Christianity is absolutely not about pleasing God so that you can get what you want. Yet in a sense, also it is. This is the paradox. Modern society constantly shows so many things that...

Remember that You're Going to Heaven! - Christ.net.au

Remember that You're Going to Heaven!

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Before I was a Christian, I used to think that someone who believed they were going to heaven would just be happy all the time. Since, what would there really be to be worried or...

Christianity and Adolescence - Christ.net.au

Christianity and Adolescence

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If I could only say one thing about adolescence, it would be the thing that both surprised me the most, and had the biggest impact on my own adolescence. Which is, how the...

Biblical Hebrew Meaning Quiz - Christ.net.au

Biblical Hebrew Meaning Quiz

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Which meanings match these ten Hebrew words randomly selected from the most popular 15 to 8,678 biblical Hebrew words? Unlike the Hebrew Word Quiz, the transliteration can be turned on without giving the answers away...

Koine Greek Meaning Quiz - Christ.net.au

Koine Greek Meaning Quiz

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Which meanings match these ten Koine Greek words, that were randomly selected from the most popular 15 to 5,453 biblical Greek words? Use the drop-down list to select how many words the quiz will be...

Koine Greek Word Quiz - Christ.net.au

Koine Greek Word Quiz

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This is the easiest of the language quizzes for beginners. Which Koine Greek words correctly match these ten definitions, that were randomly selected from the most popular 15 to 5,453 biblical Greek word definitions? Use...

Biblical Hebrew Word Quiz - Christ.net.au

Biblical Hebrew Word Quiz

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Which Hebrew words correctly answer these ten questions randomly selected from the most popular 15 to 8,678 biblical Hebrew word definitions? The quiz is much easier with the transliteration turned on, which shows how the...

The Billy Graham Rule for Sexual Purity - Christ.net.au

The Billy Graham Rule for Sexual Purity

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It's the 31st of December, 2018. New Year's Eve. Millions of people, many of them young, will be going out trying to "get laid". Millions of others will end up in sexual encounters with people...

What If You Actually Believed You're Going to Heaven? - Christ.net.au

What If You Actually Believed You're Going to Heaven?

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Take a quick break, just for a minute — and think about what would it feel like if you truly did believe you're going to go to heaven. Heaven. Heaven. What even...

Who is Jesus Christ? - Christ.net.au

Who is Jesus Christ?

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Jesus came to Earth to show us how God works, and how by believing in him and following him, we can be saved. And to show us how to live in a way that's...

How and Why I Quit Drinking - Christ.net.au

How and Why I Quit Drinking

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Since I have enough experience (and success) with this topic to easily write a whole book about it, or even a series of books, this first web page about how to quit drinking is going...

What is Christianity About? - Christ.net.au

What is Christianity About?

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In our modern world, nearly everyone has heard of Christianity. But that's about as far as it goes. What really is it? What's it about? Okay, it's a religion. But what does that even mean?...

Why Become a Christian? - Christ.net.au

Why Become a Christian?

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The short answer to the question "Why become a Christian?" is that it's so much better. Better now and better in the future. Jesus Becomes the Centre of Your Life As a Christian, Jesus Christ becomes the...

You Can Become a Christian Right Now - Christ.net.au

You Can Become a Christian Right Now

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If you've decided that you want to become a Christian, you can, right now, in the time it takes to read this web page. If you're not sure, you can think about it some...

How Many Hours a Week Do You Worship a Golden Calf? - Christ.net.au

How Many Hours a Week Do You Worship a Golden Calf?

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Do you worship a golden calf? Perhaps you have a few of them. I certainly did. I had many of them as a new Christian. And probably, even if to a much lesser extent, I...

Goin' Down, Party Time? - Christ.net.au

Goin' Down, Party Time?

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The word for "the devil" also has the meaning of " the adversary", that is, "the opposer". The devil is meant to oppose. His name means that. By definition, he's an evil being....

My Calling to Bible College - Christ.net.au

My Calling to Bible College

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This story begins in the early 2000s, when my life was not in a good place. For many years I'd been following a mixture of different varieties of new-age spiritual practices. But around the...

How I Began Learning the Biblical Languages - Christ.net.au

How I Began Learning the Biblical Languages

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This page describes how I started learning the biblical languages of Biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek. This year (2019) I'm going to be formally studying them at Morling College in Sydney, Australia — however I've...

Shortcuts for Beginning Koine Greek - Christ.net.au

Shortcuts for Beginning Koine Greek

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This page gives some shortcuts for beginning to learn Koine Greek. Most of these are just things I thought up myself, to help me remember some of the words and grammar. I'm only new...

Shortcuts for Beginning Biblical Hebrew - Christ.net.au

Shortcuts for Beginning Biblical Hebrew

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This page gives some shortcuts for beginning to learn Biblical Hebrew. Most of these are just things I thought up myself, to help me remember some of the words and grammar. I'm only new...

Is God Real – How Can Anyone Really Know? - Christ.net.au

Is God Real – How Can Anyone Really Know?

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How can we know that God is real? This page is the first of six parts based on an excellent series my church is running, called "The God Questions". The first question is the most...

The Two Types of Science - Christ.net.au

The Two Types of Science

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Most people don't realise there are two entirely different concepts that are commonly called "science". And that they can, at times, completely contradict one another. 1. One is...

Your Logical Mind is a Trap - Christ.net.au

Your Logical Mind is a Trap

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The Computing Machine in Our Minds Our logical mind is just a part, one part, of our mortal human brain. It has certain specific functions — for example, it receives impulses from other parts of...

How to Begin a Completely New Life Starting Right Now - Christ.net.au

How to Begin a Completely New Life Starting Right Now

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life Would you like to really change your life? Popular Western media both expresses and massively influences what we think, feel, and assume about life. An...

About Christ.net.au - Christ.net.au

About Christ.net.au

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Mostly what I want to do with this website is express my love for Jesus Christ, who has saved me. And brought me back from the dead to the living. Even if you don't...

Changelog of Updates to Christ.net.au - Christ.net.au

Changelog of Updates to Christ.net.au

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Monday, 17 June 2019 The language quizzes now have an "instant feedback" feature, which shows immediately as you answer each question if you chose the correct answer, or not. This feature can be turned on...

A Bird's Eye View of the Bible - Christ.net.au

A Bird's Eye View of the Bible

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This page gives a quick overview of the Holy Bible. It's a new page and still undergoing completion and improvement. The Bible on Christ.net.au There are currently nine versions of the Bible on Christ.net.au, seven of...

How to Read the Bible - Christ.net.au

How to Read the Bible

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I was nine years old the first time I tried to read the Bible all the way through from front to back. I got up to halfway through Exodus, which is the second book out...

The 66 Books of The Bible - Christ.net.au

The 66 Books of The Bible

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This is a very new page and I'll fix it up soon... It's very rough at the moment. It was pasted in from a private document I made in 2018, to help me learn...

Now I Will Dare to Say Mad Words - Christ.net.au

Now I Will Dare to Say Mad Words

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Reverend Richard Wurmbrand spent 14 years in Romanian communist prisons for his crime of refusing to deny Jesus Christ. He spent nearly three of those years in solitary confinement, alone in a small ...

History of Christian Missions to China - Christ.net.au

History of Christian Missions to China

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The stories of Christian missionaries are an inspiration to all Christians, and highlights their dedication to spreading the gospel — often at extreme personal cost. This page outlines some of...

How to Learn to Pray - Christ.net.au

How to Learn to Pray

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This page gives ideas for many different ways you can pray. You can choose which ones you like the best. You certainly don't have to try everything suggested here (though you could, if you wanted...

Introducing the Gospel of Matthew - Christ.net.au

Introducing the Gospel of Matthew

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This page is taken from an assignment I did for Bible college last year. The assignment asked for a written script of a sermon introduction, for a hypothetical series on the Gospel of Matthew. The...

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