Things did not look good for the church at the beginning of the 2nd Century. John was in exile on the waterless island of Patmos. All the other apostles were dead. Jesus hadn’t returned. The Roman Emperor had decided to make Christians the scapegoat for every ill. False teachers, heresies and compromisers plagued the churches. … More What Should the Church be doing in 2017? Jesus’s Plan is…..
This is the latest in my series on Revelation for Today on The Christian Today website Revelation 9 is a difficult passage especially for those who want a ‘soft’ Bible rather than a real one! This was not easy to write – but it does seem especially appropriate for today…. Muhammed Ali, Prince, Harper Lee, … More Revelation 9: Are We Heading Into the Abyss?
Three-parent babies isn’t progress. If you play God you’ll create hell on earth By: David Robertson | 15th December 2016 As the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority approve plans to allow three-parent babies, David Robertson explains why the move is so dangerous It seems such a wonderful advance. And Britain is leading the way! Today the … More Three Parent Babies – A Christian Perspective…
This weeks column on Christian Today The interview was drawing to an end. The BBC reporter leaned over and asked; “when you almost died, did you visit heaven?” When I said no she responded by saying. “That’s a shame, you would have made a fortune on the New York Times bestseller list!” I wrote about my … More What’s It Like In Heaven – Revelation 7
This weeks Revelation column in Christian Today – you can read the original Here It’s Advent. As a Scots Highland Presbyterian I was vaguely aware of the word but didn’t really know what it meant – and it certainly meant nothing in my church. In fact it may come as a shock to those who regard … More Advent – Judgement and Hope – Revelation ch.6
Here is this weeks column in Christian Today….It is interesting that for the past couple of weeks one of the editors has published articles teaching God is not in control. My column is a commentary on Revelation 5 linking it to current affairs. It is not intended as a direct rebuttal, but it ends up … More Revelation 5 – Is Jesus ‘Post-Truth?’
This article first appeared on Premier Christian Blog I kind of expected it, but it still astounds me how some Christians react to something I regard as basic, biblical and obvious. But fascinating to see…what is your reaction? For interest my initial title was “The BBC and the Trojan Horse of Islam” .. Why the BBC … More Why the BBC should not Broadcast Muslim Prayer
Donald Trump has been elected to become the 45th President of the United States.Reuters This weeks Christian Today column – you can read the original Here Donald Trump is on the throne! He won the election to become President of the most powerful nation on earth. To some this means that the devil incarnate has ascended … More Trump is on the Throne? Revelation ch.4
Holman Hunt’s The Light of the World This weeks column in Christian Today continuing the series on Revelation Christ’s seventh letter to the seventh church (Laodicea) is the best known and yet the most shocking (Revelation 3:14-22). The imagery is stunning. Holman Hunt’s famous picture ‘The Light of the World’ is based upon verse 20, which in … More The Healthy Church that Makes Jesus Sick
This is the latest in my Revelation series in Christian Today – you can read Here The unedited original is below…. I originally entitled it – The Open Door There is an old limerick “ Two men looked out of prison bars, one saw earth and one saw stars”. What do you see when you look … More Why Christians Need to Stop Worrying about the End Times – (Revelation no.7)