The Event that Changed the Universe - The Day God’s blood was shed
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The Event that Changed the Universe – The Day God’s blood was shed

The provocative title for this article in the series only makes sense if Jesus is, as St. Paul wrote, ‘the visible image of the invisible God.’  Many people stumble of the notion of God being both one and three, but ask any of them if they can let you have …

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The Event that Changed the World - Jesus´ Final Instructions to His Disciples before His Arrest
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The Event that Changed the Universe – Jesus´ Final Instructions to His Disciples before His Arrest

Avoiding the religious leaders who were looking to find a way to arrest Him, Jesus arranges to meet with His disciples to speak with them his final words.  John records much of the conversation that night.  It is worth reading at a sitting. ‘It was just before the Passover Festival. …

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The Event that Changed the Universe - The End of the World as We Know It
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The Event that Changed the Universe – The End of the World as We Know It

The next day the disciples have conversations with Jesus about the glories of the temple, and Jesus predicts that the temple will be destroyed, not one stoning standing on another.  Not realising that Jesus is predicting the Roman destruction of the temple that happened in 70 AD some forty years …

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The event that changed the universe - Jesus explains what He is about to Do
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The event that changed the universe – Jesus explains what He is about to Do

Yesterday, Jesus rode into Jerusalem as a humble king, riding on a donkey.  The crowds had great expectations of their saviour king, but it had not occurred to them what his plan was. In this series I highlight just a few of the events of that week.  The next day, …

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The Event that Changed the Universe - Jesus Rides into Jerusalem
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The Event that Changed the Universe – Jesus Rides into Jerusalem

In relation to belief in God, the late Christopher Hitchens wrote: “What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence”, an aphorism that has become known as ‘Hitchens’ razor’.  His point was that since assertions about God are unsupported by evidence, then those assertions can, and should, be …

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How the world works, and how it could in the future - Jesus for Muslims
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How the world works, and how it could in the future

In the 29 March 2019 issue of the London Financial Times, an article on page 6 caught my eye.  “OIL DEPENDENCY.  US shale bonanza boosts support for Israel, says official”, ran the headline. “The US shale boom has made it possible for the Trump administration to take stronger positions in …

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Islamophobia - A Very Problematic Definition - Islamic Invasion in UK
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Islamophobia – A Very Problematic Definition

The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims published its report, ‘Report on the inquiry into a working definition of Islamophobia / anti-Muslim hatred’ [1], in which it defined and attempted to explain and justify its definition of Islamophobia.  Their definition is: “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a …

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Saying Jesus is the Son of God is that mockery of Islam - Islamism and Islam
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Saying ‘Jesus is the Son of God’: is that mockery of Islam?

Do Muslims find even basic expressions of Christian faith to be “provocative,” and therefore worthy of a violent attack by Muslims against Christians?  If so, what should the Christian and righteous response be? Muslims in a Ugandan town accused the Christians of mocking Islam by publicly saying Jesus was the …

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No other Gods - Chinese Communist Party - Jesus Christ for Muslims
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No other Gods

At the most recent Chinese Party Congress in 2017, religion was once again declared the enemy of Communism.  Since then the Chinese Communist Party has ramped up its persecution of both Christians and Muslims. Muslims in north west China are being held in internment camps and are being ‘re-educated’, a …

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Will Pakistani Christians in Thailand be given asylum as Rahaf has been
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Will Pakistani Christians in Thailand be given asylum as Rahaf has been?

One Saudi teen wins her freedom 2,500 Pakistani Christians stuck in Thailand still do not have theirs A Saudi woman who fled her family and became stranded at Bangkok’s main airport has flown to Canada after being granted asylum status. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via …

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