Crime and Sin

IE302-040More on the Root causes of Crime

What is the source of crime and violence? How did crime begin, and why is it perpetuated from generation to generation? Why, after centuries of trying, has mankind been unable to find a solution to the scourge of crime?

Modern experts have not given us the answers. For the solutions to crime and violence, we have to turn to God’s word, the bible specifically reveals the true causes.

Psychologists and sociologists have many rationalizations for why society is plagued with crime. Many place the blame on poverty, dysfunctional families, poor parenting, lack of education, etc.. All these factors contribute to the likelihood of criminal activity, they are not the fundamental cause. Continue reading

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God’s Creation – or just coincidence ?

earthGod’s Creation

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was] formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. Genesis 1:1 NIV

So what about the Big Bang? Just ask two simple questions – what was before the Big B and what was around the Big B?

Only God can create something out of nothing – science is complimentary to God’s creation and so far has not managed to contradict the biblical creation account.

Creation and Evolution are two sides of the same coin – God gave all of His creation free will, to develop, change, evolve.

Faith and Works

vinecrossLet us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

1 John 3:18 NKJV

We are saved by faith and grace alone, but saving faith transforms us into doers of the word, not just hearers only (James 1:22) – Just believing in Jesus Christ as our Saviour and admitting our sins is not enough; we need to actively repent – change our sinful nature, turn away from sin and temptation – to show our new self.

To receive forgiveness for our sins, we also need to be able to forgive others; forgiveness is an act of mercy, love and grace, it is a decision to not hold on to something hurtful done to us. We all need forgiveness for our sins. Continue reading

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We hope it will help and assist you in making your life just a little bit safer and more comfortable and help you feeling better prepared and protected.
If we can all work together and help each other just to prevent one criminal act from happening to you, us or our neighbour, then we have already won a victory; a victory against crime and sin and in the same time a victory for better and safer life, more awareness and compassion for each other.
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