Originally posted on Insights From Tom: Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under its wings. Day and night they never stopped saying: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.” Revelation 4:8 As the world has…
To build up our faith and have the right belief we best use the Bible to guide us and to give us the necessary information, but we also can compare the data, such as a census or infanticide, with historical books so that we can know when it really happened. This way, we can figure out that the birth of Christ did not take place in wintertime or on the 25th of December.
It might well be that in the developed countries Christians may be in the majority, but everywhere in the capitalist states we see that having an active faith is not anymore of importance. The latest Pew Research Center survey of the religious composition of the United States finds the religiously unaffiliated share of the publicContinue reading “About Three-in-Ten U.S. Adults Are Now Religiously Unaffiliated”
In a previous posting we had it about people who say that religion is the cause of all the problems in the world. Others see an other trait in the behaviour of certain people who represent such religious groups, be it Christians, Muslims or others who use the name of their god to extend theirContinue reading “An other trait for faith in Jesus and his God”
Some people unrighteously regard religion as a physical trait because they do not see the real purpose of those who try to bring their power over others and who are not afraid to use violence to do so.
None of us likes thinking about death, but there are times when we have little choice. For weeks now we did not hear anything else that so many died. Everywhere in the world, lives are lost. The unseen enemy has reached every corner of society, being rich does not help you to avoid the deathContinue reading “In Coronatime thinking about death”
For several sorts of Christians Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week with Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Matthew 21:1-11). Palm Sunday is the day that they celebrate Jesus in his humble glory riding a donkey into the city of David, as the crowds and children cry out, “Hosanna to the Son of David!Continue reading “Not daring to show a connection”
Although current debates on multiculturalism in Europe often focus on Islam and Muslims, there also are long-standing Jewish communities in many Western European countries. The Pew Research Center survey finds Christians at all levels of religious observance are more likely than religiously unaffiliated adults to say they would not be willing to accept Jews inContinue reading “The focus of multiculturalism in Europe on Muslims and Jews”