Tag: evil

Dealing with Evil

An image with low lighting of a man reading an open Bible

Those of you who read Sunday’s post will recall that I’m experiencing a difficult situation with a neighbour at the moment. It’s been consuming a lot of my energy and it’s hard to see a way forward, such is the troubling attitude of the… Continue Reading “Dealing with Evil”

Tony the Alcoholic (a case study)

A man collapsed over a table with an empty bottle in his hand

Consider this scenario, if you will. An alcoholic is in court owing to a drunken rampage he went on where he threw a dustbin into the window of a local store, smashing the window and injuring a young lady who was restocking the shelves… Continue Reading “Tony the Alcoholic (a case study)”

Does the Devil have Free Will?

The devil stood above a lake of fire

The Bible is full of references to the devil (also called Satan, Beelzebul, the enemy, the evil one, etc). It would be fair to say that the existence of this being is central to the Christian faith. We learn from the gospels that Jesus,… Continue Reading “Does the Devil have Free Will?”

A response to ‘Stephen Fry on God’

A portrait photo of Stephen Fry

You may have seen a recent video clip that went viral in which Stephen Fry makes some very stark criticisms of God.  I have embedded the clip below this article in case you haven’t seen it.  In the clip Fry is answering the question… Continue Reading “A response to ‘Stephen Fry on God’”

Pray for a Miracle

A man reaching towards the heavens with his right hand

There is too much suffering in the world.  There is the suffering that makes the headlines; conflict in Iraq and Syria or the Ebola virus for instance.  Then there is the suffering that we don’t read about in the newspapers; the homeless woman in… Continue Reading “Pray for a Miracle”