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Quiz | by | Volume 30, Issue 2 | March – April 2024


Who looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God?

What city did Lot desire to flee to after judgment was pronounced on the cites of the plain?

What city did Cain build?

What city was Sennacherib king of Assyria laying siege against when he sent…

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Melbourne Combined Weekend: 7–8 October 2023

Many brothers, sisters, young people and children gathered in the picturesque surroundings of the Blue Dandenongs to hear Brother Mark Vincent, from the UK, deliver four addresses under the theme, “A Body I Have Prepared for You”.

We began by considering God’s power in creating us. In Psal…

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Self-Medicating in the Animal World

The science of animal self-medication is called zoopharmacognosy, derived from the roots, zoo (“animal”), pharma(“drug”), and gnosy (“knowing”). It’s not clear how much knowing or learning is involved, but many animals seem to have an innate ability to detect the therapeutic constituents in plants and other natural products.

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Bible Quiz

Quiz | by | Volume 30, Issue 1 | January – February 2024


Paul states in 1 Corinthians 11:14 that it is shameful/degrading/dishonourable for a man to have long hair. What was the exception under the Law of Moses?

Who was born covered with red hair?

How many locks of hair did Delilah cause to be shaved off Samson’s head?

Which prop…

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