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Who Would Jesus Vote For?

As I write this, it is polling day for the 2012 US election.  Within a few hours, we’ll know whether the most powerful man in the world for the next four years will be Mitt Romney or Barack Obama.  Polling … Continue reading

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Love and Wrath 3 – Forgiveness

This is the third part of a three part series that was interrupted by the extreme craziness of the last two months.  In part one (available here) we saw why a God of love must be angry against sinners. In … Continue reading

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The Cross Alone is our Theology

(This blog has been gone for a little bit while I’ve had rather a lot too much on – moved city and university, broke my ankle, handed in an MA dissertation, and had quite a bit of man-flu.  It should … Continue reading

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Glory in Love – Reeves on Jonathan Edwards

My life, at the minute, consists largely of sitting in the library reading books on my own trying to get my head around difficult, but exciting, subjects to do with the fundamental nature of God.  I find it thoroughly exciting … Continue reading

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Love and Wrath 2: Love, Anger and the Cross

In part one (which is available here) of this three-part series, we saw why a God of love must be angry against sinners.  But isn’t Christianity supposed to be a religion of forgiveness?  If love requires anger, woudn’t that mean … Continue reading

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Love and Wrath 1: A Love So Intense that it Burns

One of the things that Christianity most fundamentally teaches is that God is loving.  We all find divine love attractive.  So we should – if we regard God’s love as anything other than overwhelmingly beautiful, we misunderstand it. However, we’re … Continue reading

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Trinity 4: The Social Analogy

In previous posts in this series, we have seen that the Trinity matters a lot because it is who God is, and we have then seen that although we can’t know everything about any aspect of God, the Bible does … Continue reading

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Trinity 3: The Psychological Analogy

In previous posts in this series, we have seen that the Trinity matters a lot because it is who God is, and we have then seen that although we can’t know everything about any aspect of God, the Bible does … Continue reading

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Trinity 2: What Can We Know?

One of the big questions about the Trinity is about how much it is possible for us to even understand it.  Isn’t it more reverent to say there are things about God we just can’t understand? Well, if we are … Continue reading

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Is God an Egomaniac?

Step into virtually any church service in the world and, although you might not notice it, within five minutes you will be faced with a profound mystery which I have been struggling with for all my adult life (and am … Continue reading

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