Monthly Archives: December 2016
It’s been a very eventful year from a Christian perspective – the world continues to groan and travail as the return of our Lord edges nearer. Events appear to be spiralling towards some kind of climax on a number of fronts with many starting to sense that the world is on the brink of something big – there appears to be an increasing degree of hysteria and uncertainty at the moment with many people feeling unsettled. Whilst this goes on, faithful Christian’s watch with dismay at a world which attempts to shut God out of every public square and silence the mention many Biblical morals. Meanwhile, much of the mainstream… Continue reading
The gospel accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection are dismissed by many as fiction, but some details don’t make sense if this was the case. One such detail is when blood AND water came out of Jesus’ side after His side was pierced:
But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs: But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water. (John 19:33-34)
If someone was making this up why would they add water to the description? It’s only with our deeper medical understanding do we know that this is feasible,… Continue reading
The beliefs of the Christian are exclusive and narrow, but this is the nature of truth – the truth is narrow and exclusive for everybody. Facts do not take accounts of our feeling! Christians are often labelled intolerant for saying Jesus is the ONLY way and the Christian faith is increasingly being labelled as oppressive simply because Jesus claims are at odds with the relativism of our secular culture.
Real tolerance is demonstrated in a way which means you can disagree with someone but still give them the right to be wrong, something which is unfortunately quite rarely on display. Social media can at times feel an oppressive environment with… Continue reading