Category Archives: Thoughts on the News

Applying Scriptural principles to things in the news

‘Absolute Hell’?

Last week, in Westminster, the opposition parties took the Prime Minister to task for using the word ‘surrender’ to refer to legislation which Parliament had passed over his objection.  They said it was irresponsible and could result in violence.

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“He’s Got The Whole World in His Hands”

I remember singing this cute little song back in my university days.  Perhaps not every verse was filled with theological import, but at least the general idea was right.  But now, there’s an alternative, brought to us by the Prime … Continue reading

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Named Persons and Liam Fee

Those who raise their children in a good, godly, honest way should be able to do so peaceably, without interference from those “that are in authority.” Continue reading

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Voting, “Lesser of Two Evils”, and Scripture (Part I)

Christians need to remember — the same God who sent Nebuchadnezzar to eat grass is still in control. Continue reading

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Evangelicals, Donald Trump, and Making America Great

In my last post, I discussed how Donald Trump had twisted the Scripture for false political purposes, and stated that Christians should not be drawn into this way of thinking.  One comment noted that many evangelical Christians in America support … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Blasphemous Vengeance

I discussed this very briefly a week ago Sunday, but not everyone was present, so I thought I would mention it here, and perhaps elaborate a little more. I don’t spend a lot of time on politics in the meetings … Continue reading

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Churchill’s Forlorn Hope — No Peace in Our Time

I composed most of this blog post on Friday, before the terrible atrocities in Paris.  It seems even more, as our hearts are again torn by tragedy, that now is the time to post it, to understand why peace always … Continue reading

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