BIBLE READING: Mark 3:20-35 TEXT: Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin (Mark 3:28-29). This is a really tough and scary question. I know how you feel. Many years ago I was hitchhiking through Europe as a … Continue reading A.S.K 6 – Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit
It’s a basic truth that our society is founded on Christianity and Christian principles. This includes the whole notion of freedom. If you are a regular watcher of news (or reader of this blog) you will note that in the name of freedom, our civic elites, are seeking to remove the foundation. If the root is removed what makes them think that the fruit will … Continue reading What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?
Stephen Pinker in his latest book Enlightenment tries to tell us that everything is getting better (thanks to the 18th-century Enlightenment which apparently had no dark spots at all) and that, as long as we get rid of religion, we will continue to progress to Nirvana. But unless you live in the privileged world of the privileged you have to face up to the question of how … Continue reading Ecclesiastes 8 – How to Live in a Corrupt Society
“What is the end of all church-order, assemblies, and worship? What is a church? Is it not a company of sinners gathered together, according to God’s appointment, to give glory and praise to him for pardoning grace, for the forgiveness of sins, and to yield to him that obedience which he requires from us on the account of his having so dealt with us? This … Continue reading Romans 6 – True Freedom – Praise and Preaching from St Peters
Solas have just published a new book – (it would be a great Christmas gift) entitled “Why We Still Believe”. Description The West has become permeated with a culture that doesn’t ‘do’ God. Many people assert that we have progressed, while Christians are still clinging to out-dated ideas. In Why We (Still) Believe, fourteen contributors focus on several specific contemporary attacks on Christianity, showing why … Continue reading Why I Still Believe – in Humanity.
This is the latest in my series in Christian Today The word ‘freedom’ is one of the great buzzwords of our culture. In the words of the rock band Queen, we all want to “break free”. Whether it’s Mel Gibson shouting “Freedom” as he is hung, drawn and quartered, or Martin Luther King crying “Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty we are free … Continue reading Does Christianity Restrict Freedom? Apologetics 101 – no.17
Delighted that this has appeared in the centre of the Mail on Sunday – they asked me to do it on Friday and as far as I can see have printed it as I sent it to them – besides their own editorial. Very thankful for the Lord providing such opportunities. Forum for debate? If you’re a Christian, Twitter is the new … Continue reading Article in the Mail on Sunday – Discrimination against Christians
http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2015/10/quantum-43/ In this weeks Quantum we look at Martin Shkreli, Shakira and the Pope, George Osbourne and China, Happiness, Satanism and schools, Freedom from Religion. Enjoy… Continue reading Quantum of Solas 43 – Martin Shkreli | Shakira & the Pope | George Osborne & China | Happiness | Satanism into schools? | Freedom from religion