Tag Archives: Reflection

Video: Memories of Assurance

My mother Krista Kukolja died in February this year. My father Pavao Kukolja died in October 2017. I returned back to Croatia in June this year and visited the place of their burial. The feeling of being there was a … Continue reading

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Through a Glass, Darkly

Even when we behold the most attentively the magnificence of the universe we still remain unable to grasp its truth. Even if we could be sent to its furthest destinations, and plunged into other galaxies at the maximum warp, we … Continue reading

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The Storm is Coming

For many years Noah worked on the ark. To his generation the ark was a powerful visual sermon, a wakeup statement, a call to repentance and salvation. But no one listened. Not even one, except his family, most likely reluctantly. … Continue reading

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Christ Alone is Our Fitness for Heaven, Not our Victories

Continuing reflections on the Book of Hebrews – Jesus Without Strings Attached “By one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.” Hebrews 10:14. NIV Every follower of Christ, who understands and appreciates the Gospel, will … Continue reading

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Desmond Ford Taught Me that the Truth Matters

I met Dr. Desmond Ford, a leading and unusual Adventist theologian from Australia, through the word of mouth and vibrant discussions with friends at Newbold College, England in the late seventies. Those encounters led me to seek, photocopy and read his … Continue reading

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Can You Hear the Engine Roaring?

My most recent daily Bible readings are from the Old Testament books that major in the judgments of God against the kingdoms of Israel and Judah at the hands of the Assyrian and Babylonian invaders. One cannot miss the point … Continue reading

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Come, Lord Jesus

Advent Reflection     When Jesus Christ came for the first time, as a powerless baby, it seemed as if the whole world was asleep. Only a few anticipated His birth. Many more could have known about His gentle arrival … Continue reading

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Doing Right for Bad Reasons

I have taken this short text out of my old archives.  Signs of the Times,  Australian lifestyle magazine published it late 1998. The reason I find this article still relevant today is that even today, number of years later, there … Continue reading

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Preaching in Australia

Late March and the beginning of April 2016 for me were the weeks of my visit to Melbourne, Australia. This was a working visit, with some special time to spend with my grown up children – Tina, Tamara and Andrija, … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen Indeed

Despite that some prominent leaders are telling us otherwise the world is becoming an increasingly ugly place. Human dignity is trampled upon. Popular media teaches our children violence, witchcraft and promiscuity under the pretence of innocent entertainment. We are expected … Continue reading

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