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The Bible – Sole Arbiter Of The Christian Faith

That Holy Scripture is central to the tenets of the Christian faith is not disputed; that it is the sole arbiter of the Christian faith is. Sola Scriptura is a cornerstone of Protestant theology, but it is, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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The Reality of Faith

This is the third in a series of Alpha lectures, titled “How can we have Faith?” I wrote about faith in a recent blog entitled “Faith and Contemporary Society”, but I think it serves a purpose to make some additional … Continue reading

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There is a Greenhill …

Contemplation I stood in awe at the foot of that tree – Looking down He whispered softly to me. All is not lost my child; I have set you free – For the ransom is paid, loves power you see. … Continue reading

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Faith and Contemporary Society

Introduction When you think about it, faith is a strong and compelling word. Derived from the Latin, fides,[1] it describes a relationship of trust and confidence in someone or something, in most instances without proof – but is this the … Continue reading

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Is Christian Persecution on the Increase?

In a recent address, Pope Benedict XVI described Christians as the religious group which suffers most from persecution on account of its faith. He cited atrocities in the Middle East and elsewhere but Iraq in particular, where the Syrio-Catholic Cathedral … Continue reading

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