Many of the great heroes of the Bible were humble people. They weren’t out to get fame for themselves, or the admiration of their peers. Think of Moses, who was reluctant to move away from his role as an obscure shepherd in the wilderness to confront Pharaoh as leader of Israel. He is described as: […]
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Perhaps it’s time I look a bit at what I think about ‘Christian Unity’ when faced with those who would say they are Christians, but who probably think rather differently about their faith than me. I enjoy going for runs, and for the last few years I have used my jogging time to listen to […]
Read More Love and kindness ?
This unity is all very well, but what about … While the principle of Christian unity is one that few will have objections to, how it works out in practice is another matter. For some, unity is fine as long as it means that ‘others’ change what they believe and how they live out their […]
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In my last blog post I looked at some of what the Bible has to say about Christian unity, or Christian togetherness as I may often now call it for reasons which I also explained in the last blog post. I now want to share something about why this is something I feel strongly about, […]
Read More How God has spoken to me about Christian togetherness
There are many ways of working out what we believe about an issue that impacts our faith as Christians. We may look at our personal experience and see what has proved to be true in our own life. We can look at the examples of ‘great’ Christians of the past and what they had to […]
Read More What does the Bible say about Christian Unity?
Christians often talk about how God has spoken to them. I certainly believe that God speaks to us. Preeminently this is through the Bible, God’s written word, but he also speaks in other ways, through other people, circumstances, an inner voice, dreams, even on occasion literally through a voice speaking etc. But we have to […]
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