Christian Living

Christian Fundamentals: Abiding in Truth-1 John 2:24-29

Contrary to what some would have us believe, the Christian life is not a series of mountaintop experiences. Many disappointments may be avoided if we would grasp this one truth; much of our Christian experience is daily routine and in that pattern of life we are called upon to remain faithful. How are we to stay on course and grow…read more →

Christian Fundamentals: Love Marks Christian Reality

We have considered God’s love in us from a negative perspective in a previous post, Walking in God’s Light, and found: “Whoever hates his brother…walks in the darkness.” (1 Jn.2:9) In the Christian life we don’t refuse fellowship with others. “If we claim to be without sin we deceive ourselves…” (1 Jn.1:8) In the Christian life we don’t deny our sinful nature….read more →

Is There any Scientific Evidence for Acupuncture?

I have found acupuncture very difficult to research. Sometimes it has been like getting blood out of a stone; other times people have given a confident reply but the articles I have been directed to or told about have been very vague in answer to this specific question, especially to someone with no medical knowledge. The Vagueness of Acupuncture Research An…read more →

Do Alternative Medicines Have a Scientific Basis?

Alternative medicines, an overview: There is no doubt that many surgeons, physicians, and healers in ancient days practised a great mixture of occultism, witchcraft, sorcery and divination Nevertheless there were unquestionably some elements of value in the methods and medicines they used if one can exclude all the occult paraphernalia that went with them. The product of some herbs e.g. opium…read more →

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