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A CENSOR’S GLOWING COALS

similar regulations should be instated throughout the rest of Europe. Perhaps he intends us to understand that it is “censorship” when tech giants restrict free speech, and only necessary regulation when [...] eving Christians have, for 250 years, been both eager for the promise of America as a defender of God-given rights and fearful of the coming era prophesied in Scripture, when the American republic will [...] predicts that they will ultimately be eroded by the same anti-liberty forces that have fought against God’s kingdom for centuries. Those forces will include governmental, ecclesiastical, and business interests

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CHRISTIANS AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES

against him from the shadows of their throne games. The medieval church kidnapped the Word of God, twisting it and subduing consciences from fear and ignorance. In the name of science, frauds [...] if I believe in some kind of World Clique theory, I enjoy the peace of mind of feeling that I understand everything”. In addition to this placebo effect in the face of uncontrollable scenarios, [...] special because they offer you the possibility of entering a select circle: the group of people who "understand" what "really" happens. Feeling that we have regained some control and knowledge are two methods

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Peace

A Christian perspective

begin with the “parenthood” of God. If God is Creator, then we are all brothers and sisters, and killing, fratricide. Since human beings are created in the image of God, every person is of invaluable worth [...] peace I give you” ( John 14:27 ). This reconciliation with God gives us, as a result, “the peace of God, which transcends all understanding” ( Phil. 4:7 ). Of course, we are talking here of personal [...] called children of God” ( Matt. 5:9 ). How can Christians work for peace? According to Paul, the ingredient of peace is “righteousness”: being in a right relationship with God and doing the right

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SCRIPTURE AND VIOLENCE

people will understand from a scriptural text just by reading it yourself – especially if you do not belong to the community concerned. People from outside religious communities rarely understand the role [...] speakers agreed that discussion rather than avoidance and dismissal are vital routes to inter-faith understanding. Dr Weiss illustrated what Jewish engagement with religious texts looks like by exploring [...] Babylonian Talmud - the basis of most contemporary Judaism. Jews believe the scriptures are the Word of God ‘who is good and wants human beings to choose life and blessing,’ he said. He looked at two ‘violent

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We are more than we can easily explain

will is easier to understand, because the Bible recognises that man cannot act independently of the influence of sin, but the man “born again,”—that is, the one who has accepted God’s influence in His life—is [...] swamp by pulling on his own hair. People’s actions arise in a context, Nietzsche continues, in which God, the world, heredity, chance, and society all have an influence. At the same time, however, Nietzsche [...] naturalistic idea of ​​the handcuffed will—of man who does only what nature, heredity, society, and God cause him to do—pure nonsense. From the German philosopher’s point of view, those in the first category

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SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EVANGELISM

angels." When I hear these phrases and many others, I wonder if we really understand our mission. If we, as God's people, can be at peace with a gospel that proclaims the salvation of Christ for

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FAITH THAT SURVIVES UNANSWERED PRAYERS

good of those who love God .” Sometimes, after months or years, we are grateful that some doors remained closed in spite of our insistent knocks. But other times we cannot understand, no matter how much [...] in certain areas, or that God has plans that we do not know. 2 In fact, as one Christian writer points out that, in the crises we are going through, “we want clarity, God wants our trust.” True faith [...] we try to persuade God to change His attitude, to gain His favour, or to make Him aware of our real needs, Badenas notes. But genuine prayer comes with the awareness that we meet God when we come to worship

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What race do you belong to?

comes from God. We don’t know what makes a heart beat and pulsate, if not a pure life force. It is this life force that unites us, the energy that originates from the same powerful source: God. We are all [...] light, and joy. Energy? Definitely. It is an ancestral and primal energy—Love, that comes only from God—that pushes this festival of colors, sounds, and scents throughout the Earth and the universe. It is [...] economic class, origin, and ethnicity? Wouldn’t we then be compelled to delve into a deeper level of understanding and communication? Wouldn’t we, therefore, have to trust and depend on our perceptions and sensitivity

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DEALING WITH NEGATIVE EMOTIONS IN TIMES OF CRISIS

But negative emotions, just like positive ones, have a role to play. Negative emotions help us to understand the purpose of our lives just as much as positive ones. The normality of negative emotions [...] nal negative emotions are trying to tell us something. What is important is for us to stop and understand the message they are trying to convey, instead of letting ourselves be guided by the dysfunctional [...] strengthens me.” ( Philippians 4:13 ) As extra motivation, such a change will bring us closer to God. What could be more wonderful than that? The original article was published on this

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PASTOR TED WILSON: CHRIST'S MINISTRY IN THE HEAVENLY SANCTUARY

to connect and to reflect for a few moments on what God's word has to say to us today. As you know, the world is changing rapidly and yet, Praise God, His Word never changes! We read in Isaiah 40:8 [...] , “The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever.” Last week we looked at the prophecies in Daniel 8, and especially at verse 14—“For two thousand three hundred days; [...] given a glimpse into this Most Holy Place in Revelation 11:19 , where we read, “Then the temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of His covenant was seen in His temple.” Today, Christ, our

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