The Seven C’s of Christian action

A Happy New Year to one and all!  Let us begin 2018 by considering the 7 C's of Christian action. It will be good to incorporate them into New Year Resolutions. There have been many books written on Christian doctrine, many biographies of Christians which motivate to Christian action, but not as much about the …

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The liberation of Jerusalem 1917 and 1967

One hundred years ago today, Jerusalem was liberated during the first World War by the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) led by British forces.  It was a significant event in the long journey towards recognizing and re-establishing the state of Israel in the native homeland of the Jews. On 11th December 1917 British General Sir Edmund …

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Secular religion imitating Christianity

There are a number of Christian concepts being imitated by secular religion. Secularism is the most dominant false religion in the UK and it needs to be called out for what it is.  It is growing quickly in many countries and so it is worth listing the features of this false religion, with links to …

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70 years of recognition

Today is the 70th anniversary of the international recognition of the right of the state of Israel to exist. This continues to be challenged by many Palestinians. On 29/11/1947 the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 181 (also known as the Partition Resolution) that gave international legitimacy to divide Great Britain’s former Palestinian mandate into …

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The future of space exploration

There is a difference between astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, space exploration and space colonisation. The Universe is God’s laboratory where He has done the experiments and mankind needs only to study the results. The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is getting bigger but there are limits to what experiments we can do on Earth. The question …

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A merry heart is a good medicine

Not many people know that this is a quotation from the Bible. ‘A merry heart does good like a medicine’ Pro 17:22. Some Christians are too morose for their own good and for the good of Christianity. Some people think that serious Christians should be morose; rather morose Christians need to learn their Christian behaviour …

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Scotland needs a Reformer

The main message from the 500th anniversary of the European Reformation is that Scotland needs a Reformer.  We have plenty of theologians and preachers, but no reformer. Scotland's Reformer was John Knox but we have fallen upon such backsliding times that we need a new one, but at present Scotland has no reformer.  A reformer …

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Martin Luther – Europe’s Reformer

Today we remember the 500th anniversary of the trigger that began the European Protestant Reformation, when Professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses for discussion to the door of the castle church in Wittenberg, Germany. There are many theologians but few reformers.  We commonly speak of the first and second generation Reformers, but without the …

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Why we need Israeli technology

Water out of thin air in the desert.  Food where you need it.  These are being solved by Israel. Three Israeli companies have developed technologies that will help the world.  By 2025, the United Nations has predicted that two thirds of the world's population will have difficulty finding clean drinking water. The solution is at …

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