People who are evil

(After last week's froth, something rather darker.  Warning: contents may distress or disturb.) In December last year, a sentencing judge said to a woman who had defrauded and attempted to murder her sister, “Quite frankly, you are evil.” Judges do say this kind of thing, and I...

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God’s Responsibility 2

The second thing for which God is responsible, and which surely must have been planned by Him, is the passage of time. (For the first thing, see God’s Responsibility 1, 13th May.) It looks from the New Testament as if all its writers, and Jesus Himself, expected...

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Taboos (continued)

Someone mentioned, following last week’s post, that Christians have a taboo on talking about sex. I am in a slightly awkward position here.  My final “taboo” was the longest and most controversial point, and at the last minute on Friday 15th, I decided to leave it...

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Taboos

I am reading a book which points out that a Christian lifestyle is not about being “narrow” or joyless.  The author remembers how in his youth young Christians were discouraged from going to the cinema, etc etc. I think Christian culture in Britain in 2016 on...

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Good Friday

  A few disjointed quotes and thoughts, mainly from other people, about Good Friday and Easter, and empathising with Our Lord. My song is love unknown My Saviour’s love to me Love to the loveless shown That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake, My Lord should...

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