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A question that needs to be answered - by Rowena Thomas

If God is a God of Justice, how then can dying to self imply that when I am treated unjustly or I see anybody else being treated unjustly I should simply keep quiet and allow God to fight for me.  734 more words

Peace Out

(Published in the Exeter Express and Echo on 26th September)

I think I’m probably overdue a light hearted post here in my column but as I popped onto twitter for a client earlier I noticed that it is International Day of Peace today so I’m afraid that you lovely lot are out of luck… I will try to write a vaguely funny post for next week but given that there is a running joke in my family about my lack of sense of humour, I’m not promising anything! 387 more words

Off Grid


Welcome back! Today’s story is from 1 Samuel 25. This is a story about David and a woman named Abigail.

David and his men were running away from King Saul (again) and they were tired! 452 more words

Capital Punishment in California - an opportunity for grace

By Kristen Johnson

Californians have a big, moral decision to make in November about capital punishment in the state. Voters will decide whether or not to abolish capital punishment in the state, or to speed up executions. 712 more words

The High Road

Over the past few years and especially recently I’ve come to realize that the high road is a lonely place. Few attempt to travel there and if they make it there they don’t stay long. 771 more words

Turn The Other Cheek

As part of the famous ‘Sermon on the Mount’, we read that Yeshua said to ‘turn the other check’:

“You have heard that our fathers were told, ‘Eye for eye and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you not to stand up against someone who does you wrong. 1,329 more words

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Sermon on the Mount XII: Vengeance and Enemies

Reading: Matthew 5: 38-48

On November 8 1987, 11 people were killed and 63 others injured when an IRA bomb exploded in the Reading Rooms, near a war memorial, in a town called Enniskillen, as the town prepared for it’s Remembrance Sunday service. 3,303 more words