Tag Archives: being a christian

“Sorry Jesus, you got it wrong”

Two children are in a fight, and when we separate them both point at the other and shout “well he started it”.  We might respond “well even if he did, you carried it on!” But as we grow older we … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be a Christian and right wing?

It’s not complicated.  Jesus said “Those who accept my commandments and obey them are the ones who love me.” And what are His commandments? “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all … Continue reading

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David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope

Originally posted on THE BLOG OF DAVID ROBERTSON:
This is my article on David Bowie in Christian Today   – it is slightly amended because I wanted to tidy up a couple of things.  The article came as a result of a…

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God is fair, the economy isn’t, we can do our bit.

Mankind has established a system that breeds injustice. Wealth sucks money from the poor. Those with money enjoy luxury whilst those without struggle to survive. God is not like that. He is just and fair. The Apostle Peter writes, “This … Continue reading

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“Christianity – Why Bother?” … out now

Belief in God is claimed to be on the decline, and many cannot see a reason to question whether God might exist. What would be the point? Why make the effort? That is why “Christianity, Why Bother?” deserves a read. … Continue reading

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There are no border controls on the Kingdom of God

Jesus taught that “the Kingdom of God is at hand”. But how do we get there? Do we need a passport, or apply for a visa? Do we have to pass an entrance test to become a citizen? Anselm described … Continue reading

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“You can’t support them all can you?”

Let me start by start by confessing that I am writing this to myself as much as to anyone else, and particularly to those of us who call ourselves Christians. It covers the challenging topic of giving money. Often we … Continue reading

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Thank God that the Conservatives won the general election.

What a headline from someone who voted for the Green Party. Why would I say such a thing? And why would I put a picture of David Cameron as my desktop background? The problem with our country is not that … Continue reading

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A robust intellectual basis for Christianity is not enough.

I like to understand why things are like they are. As a child I was taught that science provides the answers that I needed. When in later life I became a Christian I thought that there was a conflict between … Continue reading

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“Here, there be dragons”

Centuries ago many people used to live their entire lives within a few miles of where they were born. Occasionally travellers would pass through with tales of far-away places which held wonders, treasures and maybe ‘dragons’. But few would dare … Continue reading

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