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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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Remembrance Sunday and the Christian View of War

Every November, you can find those who claim Christians shouldn’t observe Remembrance Sunday.  They claim it glorifies war, and that Christians should always oppose war, and anything to do with war.  The Scriptures, though, teach a different perspective. I covered … Continue reading

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The Causes of War

It is well always to talk about peace and to strive and suffer for peace; but it is better at the same time to understand the causes which lead to wars. – Winston Churchill, The World Crisis, volume four, “The … Continue reading

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Peace, Perfect Peace

Isaiah 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea: Isaiah 48:22 There is no peace, saith the LORD, unto the wicked. Isaiah … Continue reading

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A Proverb for Today — Proverbs 30:33

“Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, and the wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood: so the forcing of wrath bringeth forth strife” (Proverbs 30:33). Some of the visual imagery of Proverbs is a lot of fun.  What … Continue reading

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Peace — the Human View, the Divine View

To be at peace with ourselves we need to know ourselves. – Caitlin Matthews And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. – Jesus Christ (John 17:3) … Continue reading

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Three More Boston Thoughts

You do NOT want to repeat a lie which increases the sorrow of someone who is already in great distress. Continue reading

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