God sees us Wherever we are, or whatever we may be doing, God always knows what we are doing and even what we intend to do. *
The ‘antichrist’ existed in the apostolic period and it was, and still is, to continue until it is destroyed by Jesus when he returns.
The Times’s Well newsletter asked readers for the best advice they had received, or given, in 2022. Over 600 smart, witty responses flooded in — 20 of which were featured in the newsletter (plus one bonus tip: “Never fry bacon in the nude.”) Here are five of the best. “When in a depressive episode, neverContinue reading “Advice for the new year 2023”
God moves in a mysterious way The implication is that God’s plan is beyond human understanding. God has a reason for everything, however strange it may seem to us. *
* “If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way towards one another”. ~ Sir Winston Churchill *
Concerning Torah, foundational documents and a mode of biblical interpretation prominent in the Talmudic literature.
Thatcherism and Reaganomics have been demolished by the very animal spirits of the free markets that, some 40 years ago, they unleashed in good faith. History has come full circle, with neoliberalism, like the mythical monster Ouroboros, devouring its own tail. The same problems can be seen elsewhere. In Germany, not only has the dream ofContinue reading “Thatcherism and Reaganomics demolished”
Christianity used to be part of the package of being British, like tea and Shakespeare. As Britain changed, becoming multicultural and secular, it was inevitable that people would rewrite their labels along with it. Yet Christianity is not, and never was, a collection of inherited customs, like carols or putting an angel on a tree.Continue reading “Christianity used to be part of the package of being British, like tea and Shakespeare”
Peace is not the absence of disturbance but is the recognition of internal ease no matter the external circumstances. Often we look for peaceful situations to avoid challenges so we can feel peace yet this is simply avoidance and underneath the peace is a concern that we will be disturbed which creates a ticklingContinue reading “Peace not the absence of disturbance”
<>”The EU may not survive for much longer. It is still “a work in progress”, but without any progress. It lacks fiscal unity, armed forces, an effective foreign service, and accountability in government. It possesses a sclerotic parliament, a problematic currency and suffers from massive corruption if its Court of Auditors is to be believed..”Continue reading “Alan Sked’s view on the EU”