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Steve Taylor

Hard Talk

The Lie

It is very clear, according to the Holy Scriptures and all the Saints, that the worst sin of all is the lie. The most perverse lie we can possibly utter is the lie about ourselves and the lie about God. When we lie about God, we are lying about ourselves, and when we lie about ourselves we are lying about God.

Serge S. Verhovskoy (1907-1981)

The primal deception of Eden was based on the lie – and every deception, down to our own day, is also based on the lie. The primal lie – which included the insinuation that life apart from God was possible and preferable to obedient communion with him, set in motion the life of separation which all of us experience in one form or another. Continue Reading

Danger Zone

The Secret Kingdom

The kingdom of God does not come with observation; nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you.


Luke 17:20–21 (NKJV).

The Kingdom of God, of which Jesus is the herald, is hidden from the mortal eye. It is not what is commonly known as ‘the church’ and certainly not any movement, denomination or group within it. Nor is it a political ideology. It is neither centre, left or right within the political spectrum and offers its allegiance to none. It stands apart from both politics and religion and is unrecognised and indiscernible by both. But it will still exist long after all these have been forgotten. Continue Reading