Category Archives: Doubt

Faith is having the courage to face our doubts

I’ve had the privilege of meeting three recipients of the Victoria Cross, our highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy. I asked one of them what heroes feel when they do their heroic acts, and he told … Continue reading

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Don’t argue, just try it

Josh McDowell says that people often refuse to believe that which they don’t want to believe in spite of evidence to the contrary. When the first Europeans settled in Australia they found a mammal which laid eggs, spent some time … Continue reading

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If you really exist, let me know

I got an email recently from a person I hadn’t seen for thirty years. I first met her when she was quietly going mad because of loneliness, separated from everyone she knew. We became good friends; but the one thing … Continue reading

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Not perfect; just forgiven.

Watchman Nee, one of the best known leaders of the secret underground church in China during the great persecutions of Mao Tse Tung, told about a new convert who came in deep distress to see him. ‘No matter how much … Continue reading

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