The Founding of Babylon the Great - Graham Ford
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The Founding of Babylon the Great

In my lifetime (I am now 65) I have witnessed the transformation of my country, the UK, from being a Christian country, a country in which the laws of God and the example of Christ were respected, even if not always followed, to one in which every law of God …

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Degrees of Love - Jesus Christ for Muslims - Graham Ford
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Degrees of Love

The L-word is either overused or avoided completely.  A child might say ‘I love jelly’, but an adult may be unable to say ‘I love you’ to the person they married. Love is most clearly seen in the price someone pays in order to love others.  Jesus said: ‘Greater love …

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Jordan in the purpose of God - Jesus Christ for Muslims
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Jordan in the purpose of God

The modern Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was recognised as an independent nation on 25 May 1946, making it, as the time of writing this, 74 years of age.  As often happens to the men of that age, problems start to multiply and the end of the road comes into view. …

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The Jews, Israel and the Christians - what are the connections
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The Jews, Israel and the Christians – what are the connections and why do they matter?

Pick up a Bible, Old and New Testament, read it through (it is only about 1200 pages, the length of 4 good novels) and then consider what the Bible is claiming.  Write a shortlist of just some of the extraordinary perception-shifting claims the Bible makes.  Your list might read something …

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Servants, prophets, saints and those who fear Your Name - Graham Ford
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Servants, prophets, saints and those who fear Your Name

At the end of this age, the Bible states, God will reign in His kingdom on this earth: “We give thanks to You, the Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign. The nations were angry, …

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Who is God to let us suffer - Graham Ford - Jesus Christ for Muslims
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Who is God to let us suffer?

The moment we think about the possibility that what happens in this universe is not blind chance, that we are not caught up in some meaningless accident which happened to result in this marvellous, astonishing but ultimately obviously pointless thing we call life, we are instantly confronted with a seemingly …

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A Religion of Peace - Really - Comparison Islam and Christianity
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A Religion of Peace! Really?

Like many readers of JCM, I have been reading and listening with interest to the reaction to the slaying of Major General Qasem Soleimani. Qasem Soleimani was an Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and, from 1998 until his death, commander of its Quds Force, a …

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ISIS’ message to Christians - Christian Persecution Worldwide
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ISIS’ message to Christians

ISIS is announcing to Christians: ‘O CRUSADERS, THE BLOODY DAYS IN YOUR CHURCH WILL ARRIVE SOON.’ I asked myself what this threatening announcement tells us: ISIS is an authentic movement of Islam, that is not criticised in any way by the major Islamic university if Al Azhar. So, we can …

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Climate Change - does the Bible have anything to say about it
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Climate Change – does the Bible have anything to say about it?

You may think that this is not a relevant topic for a Christian website seeking to help Muslims and those living in Muslim cultures understand Christianity.  But the Muslim world is today hugely influential, not least because God in His infinite wisdom has granted to the Muslim world possession of …

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Wait a little longer until their brothers and sisters were killed just as they had been
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Wait a little longer, until their brothers and sisters were killed just as they had been

Sri Lanka: Christians, and tourists, businessmen and engineers, families and children – 300 slaughtered.  Why? “The Islamic State supporters have indicated that the Colombo bombings were in retaliation for strikes on Mosques. SITE Intel group said that the ISIS supporters portrayed the attack as revenge for strikes on mosques and …

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