Faith is not a thing one loses. We merely cease to shape our lives by it.

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Words of Wisdom

Reconciling Human Suffering and the Existence of God

Reconciling Human Suffering and the Existence of God

C.S Lewis

The problem of reconciling human suffering with the existence of a God who loves, is only insoluble so long as we attach a trivial meaning to the word ‘love’, and look on things as if man were the centre of them. Man is not the centre. God does not exist for the sake of man. Man does not exist for his own sake. 'Thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

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Resources

Spotlight on Mark Driscoll

Spotlight on Mark Driscoll

Joel Mennie

Please click on the following links to find out more about Mark Driscoll: Mark Driscoll Church Marshill Church(in Seattle) Mark Driscoll Online Driscoll Mark (on Wikepedia) Mark Driscoll blog Mark Driscoll Twitter

love faith religion relationship friendship 

Catholic Survey

Catholic Survey

Jacqui Catcheside

In response to the current situation on the re-definiton of marriage, the Catholic Church have set up a survey on 'The Family' for those employed in their churches and institutions. If you want to find out how they are approaching this subject and the qu

religion remarriage same-sex marriage the family 

Books

Justification: Gods Plan and Pauls Vision (Paperback)

Justification: Gods Plan and Pauls Vision (Paperback)

Tom Wright

In what has become known as the 'new perspective' on Paul, Tom Wright has proposed a vision of the apostle's central message that does full justice to all Paul's letters. In particular, he focuses on the God-centred nature of Paul's gospel, arguing that 'traditional' readings of Paul can suggest that the apostle's message is simply about us: our sin, our justification, our salvation.

abraham covenant divine plan justice justification paul piper righteousness salvation TDGBath