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Tag = ‘freedom’


Apr 2020
20

Sovereignty / Free will

One of the classic sections of the Bible when it comes to the question of God’s sovereignty vs human free will is Exodus 8-10: God vs Pharaoh. Throughout the plagues, the king’s heart swings..

Mar 2020
20

Freedom vs Licence

Morality is essential to freedom. That is what John Locke meant when he contrasted liberty, the freedom to do what we ought, with licence, the freedom to do what we want. ... It is not that peop..

Apr 2012
29

The Bankers

There possibly is no dirtier word in Britain at the moment than ‘banker’.  They have become villains of almost pantomime proportions, with people practically hissing whenever anyone mentions ‘the bankers’ on the BBC’s Question Time.

Apr 2010
10

Does God need chance?

I have long disliked the central place that ‘chance’ has in modern scientific theories, particularly the ‘random’ mutations that drive evolution forward. As a Christian I don’t..

Aug 2008
13

Freedom

Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born. Fyodor Dostoevsky

May 2008
15

Christian freedom

I read this verse this morning: Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. 1 Peter 2.16 (ESV) The kind of freedom won fo..

Nov 2007
4

Abortion Legislation

In the 40 years since abortion has been legal in Britain, the number of terminations taking place each year has increased from 22,000 to almost 200,000. Anti-abortion groups stage rally Si..