Christians Together in the Highlands and Islands
19 December 2014
Around the Region
A View from Here
Christian Survival Resource
Small Churches and House Churches
Christians and Politics
Music, Praise, Worship
Letters to the Editor(s)
Is there any word from the Lord?
Email to a friend
Articles in this group
Raging Conflicts; a call to battle and prayer
At the Feast of Tabernacles Conference in London in October 2014, Malcolm Hedding's message outlined what he sees as the four major spiritual battles in our world today.
What is going on and why?
In times of tragedy the same questions arise. "Who was at fault and why has this happened?"
The Fall of Damascus
With the current high levels of instability in the Arab nations, (former Jerusalem-based) journalist David Dolan examines the situation in the light of Isaiah's prophecy concerning the destruction of Damascus.
Storms over Britain: who is to blame?
In the political domain the 'finger-pointing' of our blame-game culture has been much in evidence. Clifford Hill looks 'under the surface' of the deluge through a spiritual lens.
A Word for Great Britain
Is Isaiah speaking to Syria today?
Three voices; one message?
Power, Sex and Money
The world is always very ready to attack the church; but so often the church presents the media with an open goal.
We all need to tremble in the sight of a holy God who cannot look on sin.
are from the US, but the US is not the only nation with the problems of "Power, Sex and Money" in the church.
If Jesus is coming back for a bride without blemish then the refiner is likely to be turning up the heat.
George Orr (Guest)
The world is always ready to throw mud at Jesus and the church.
Acts 4:26 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers were gathered together, against the Lord and against his Anointed'--
What's more; the religious leaders of the day did the same to John the Baptist and to Jesus, because of the company he kept.
Luk 7:33-34 John the Baptist came, and he fasted and drank no wine, and you said, 'He has a demon in him!' The Son of Man came, and he ate and drank, and you said, 'Look at this man! He is a glutton and wine drinker, a friend of tax collectors and other outcasts!'
Let us not be like either of these groups and so disqualify ourselves from God's blessing.
This ABC link is full of worldly conjecture mixing a few bad cases with mud slinging against others. It is anti-church journalism and we should recognise it for what it is. Let's not do the devils work for him.
If people are doing wrong it will come to light and if not then don't be numbered with those who are throwing stones at those doing Gods business. Let us take Gamaliel's advise;
Act 5:38-39 And so in this case, I tell you, do not take any action against these men. Leave them alone! If what they have planned and done is of human origin, it will disappear, but if it comes from God, you cannot possibly defeat them. You could find yourselves fighting against God!" The Council followed Gamaliel's advice.