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Biblical Hebrew Word Quiz - Christ.net.au

Biblical Hebrew Word Quiz

18 Sep 2019 452

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...

Biblical Hebrew Meaning Quiz - Christ.net.au

Biblical Hebrew Meaning Quiz

18 Sep 2019 345

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

18 Sep 2019 345

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

18 Sep 2019 581

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...

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

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

13 Aug 2019 191

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

13 Aug 2019 195

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

11 Aug 2019 148

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

9 Aug 2019 62

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!

19 Jul 2019 168

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

18 Jul 2019 119

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

18 Jul 2019 129

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

16 Jul 2019 80

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!

12 Jul 2019 69

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

8 Jul 2019 134

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...

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

The Billy Graham Rule for Sexual Purity

3 Jul 2019 198

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?

3 Jul 2019 202

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?

3 Jul 2019 328

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

3 Jul 2019 284

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?

3 Jul 2019 277

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?

3 Jul 2019 228

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

3 Jul 2019 294

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?

3 Jul 2019 253

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?

3 Jul 2019 90

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

3 Jul 2019 214

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

3 Jul 2019 244

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

3 Jul 2019 172

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

3 Jul 2019 334

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?

3 Jul 2019 229

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

3 Jul 2019 139

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

3 Jul 2019 252

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

3 Jul 2019 338

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

3 Jul 2019 279

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

3 Jul 2019 260

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

2 Jul 2019 256

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

2 Jul 2019 240

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

2 Jul 2019 162

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

2 Jul 2019 160

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

2 Jul 2019 165

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

2 Jul 2019 132

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

2 Jul 2019 120

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...

About Me - Christ.net.au

About Me

1 Jul 2019 376

Before I was a Christian, I spent a lot of my life getting things wrong. This page tells a few of those stories. I tried many different ways to find happiness and satisfaction...

First Impressions of Logos 8 Free Bible Software - Christ.net.au

First Impressions of Logos 8 Free Bible Software

25 Jun 2019 105

Last week I installed Logos 8 Bible Software, the free version. I haven't used anything like this before, which from the point of this review is both good and bad. Bad in the sense that...

About the Adult Sealed Section - Christ.net.au

About the Adult Sealed Section

25 Jun 2019 127

The Bible describes Christians as being sealed with the holy seal of God. The idea of "seal" originates in the ancient metal stamps which were used to stamp an emblem into the wax seals...

Don't Be Afraid of What's Happening in the World - Christ.net.au

Don't Be Afraid of What's Happening in the World

21 Jun 2019 74

We constantly hear and see examples of things telling us how our world is falling apart at the seams. Yet as Christians, we have nothing to ultimately fear from anything that happens in this...

Deep Christianity – Going to a Whole New Level of Faith - Christ.net.au

Deep Christianity – Going to a Whole New Level of Faith

19 Jun 2019 94

Around two years ago, my faith in Jesus Christ began to take on what felt like a whole new dimension. After being a Christian for about eight years, I felt like, finally, I'd started to...

Bring Your Faith Back to Life! - Christ.net.au

Bring Your Faith Back to Life!

18 Jun 2019 154

This is a new page, that will be fixed up properly over June/July 2019... Ideas to Help Renew Your Christian Faith Here's a list of ideas that might help to renew your Christian faith. If you're...

Is Your Christian Faith Stuck in a Rut? - Christ.net.au

Is Your Christian Faith Stuck in a Rut?

17 Jun 2019 149

Some years after discovering Jesus, sometimes people find that their initial excitement and enthusiasm to follow Christ can wear off. Things start to feel routine, and ordinary, and not as special as when you were...

If We Could Realise How Much God Loves Us - Christ.net.au

If We Could Realise How Much God Loves Us

16 Jun 2019 58

I often think that if only we could fully realise how much God really does love us, so many of the problems we face in this world would be no more, and we would live...

Christian Resources and Organisations - Christ.net.au

Christian Resources and Organisations

16 Jun 2019 173

Here are some recommended Christian resources. This is a new page, and will grow and improve considerably over time... The page Bring Your Faith Back to Life! contains an overview of several different ideas, and...

Einstein Explains God's Six-Day Creation - Christ.net.au

Einstein Explains God's Six-Day Creation

12 Apr 2019 87

In Genesis 1, the Bible tells us that God made everything in six days. Yet according to modern science, the Earth is 4.5 billion years old. And the universe is something like 10-15 billion...

Memory Hints for Biblical Hebrew Words - Christ.net.au

Memory Hints for Biblical Hebrew Words

30 Mar 2019 130

This page gives some memory hints to help remember Biblical Hebrew vocabulary words. Some of these I've thought up and others I got from other places. I'll update the page as I go with new...

Is the Bible True – How Do We Know? - Christ.net.au

Is the Bible True – How Do We Know?

29 Mar 2019 72

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

Have You Ever Watched Pure Gold Evaporate? - Christ.net.au

Have You Ever Watched Pure Gold Evaporate?

26 Feb 2019 110

If I had to write a list of the most interesting things I've ever seen, it would definitely include watching pure gold melt, then boil, and then evaporate — and then transform itself into something...

Eight New Testament Letters Summarised - Christ.net.au

Eight New Testament Letters Summarised

9 Feb 2019 118

I'm doing an exam in 3 or 4 weeks on these eight New Testament letters, plus the book of Revelation (which I'll summarise in a separate web page). Since it's almost just as easy to write...

Classic Christian Books You Can Read For Free - Christ.net.au

Classic Christian Books You Can Read For Free

9 Feb 2019 121

This new page contains links to classic Christian books that you can read or download for free. I'll add a lot more over the summer. A classic is an outstanding example of...

Christianity Through the Eyes of a Child - Christ.net.au

Christianity Through the Eyes of a Child

2 Feb 2019 79

"I'm older than you, Dad!" said my son one day in the courtyard outside church, when he was six. Then he said, "I'm six million years old!". His friend standing next to him then said...

Quick and Easy Proof that God Exists - Christ.net.au

Quick and Easy Proof that God Exists

18 Dec 2018 110

In our desperation to imagine that current human opinions have supreme authority about things like correct vs. incorrect, right vs. wrong, real vs. imaginary, good vs. evil, and so on..., people often make the...

Are You Awake or Asleep Right Now? - Christ.net.au

Are You Awake or Asleep Right Now?

17 Dec 2018 134

This page is addressed to anyone who feels a deep need to have things "proven" to them before they can believe in something. The purpose of the page is to point out that we can...

The Holy Bible - Christ.net.au

The Holy Bible

6 Dec 2018 346932

There are nine different Bible versions available, all public domain. The most recent version is the World English Bible from 2000. ...

Going to Church - Christ.net.au

Going to Church

15 Oct 2018 181

Do You Have to Go to church? You don't have to go to church to be a Christian. Most Christians who are active about their faith do go to a church of one kind or another....

About the Photo Albums - Christ.net.au

About the Photo Albums

13 Oct 2018 71

How to use the Photo Albums This is a very rough initial edit of this page and will be improved substantially... There is one (pretty much complete) photo album so far. The actual photo albums...

Legal Information and Disclaimer - Christ.net.au

Legal Information and Disclaimer

9 Oct 2018 219

Authority of the Bible The Bible as God's word is the priority of this website. All authority comes from the living Christ Jesus, and the biblical record of what he said and did. These things are...

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