Browbeating by secularists

From referendums to climate change, secularists will not tolerate differences from their opinion. The failure to accept election results is a manifestation of the teenage tantrums of modern society – recent well-known examples being the Scottish Independence Referendum on 18/9/2014, the Brexit referendum on 23/6/2016 and Donald Trump's Presidential election victory on 8/11/2016. The secularist …

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Academic exegesis

Academic exegesis is that form of interpretation which copies academics or authority figures.  The Lord Jesus Christ cut through this in His teaching. Academic exegesis is seen in the translation of several biblical passages.  Bible versions are the product of teams of academic translators pooling their collective knowledge to produce a final decision on the …

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American Independence Day

Today, American Independence Day, reminds us of 'no taxation without representation'.  This was the principle on which the American War of Independence was fought. It was not simply a desire for independence, but a revolt against undemocratic control. Another blow for freedom was struck exactly 200 years later on 4/7/1976, when the Israel Defence Forces …

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Signs of the Times

We are living in interesting and significant times, with a number of notable anniversaries co-inciding. 31st October 2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Martin Luther unwittingly commenced the Protestant Reformation when he posted his 95 Theses for discussion on the door of the Castle …

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