“I and my Father are one”

“I and my Father are one” John 10:30 Unity of Being, not just Purpose The verb ‘are’ is the first person plural of the root verb ‘to be’ – it’s all about being. If Jesus had only meant that he was unified with the Father in purpose, he should have added the word ‘at’ –…

Questioning the Quran #1:1

Allah’s mercy is not mercy as we know it! بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ (Surah 1:1) The above quotation, translated as ‘In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful’, is a common refrain throughout the Qur’an, and it is this attribute of mercy that is one of the most often spoken of in…

Psalms for Troubled Times – Psalm 119:153-168

We conclude this final group of seven today continuing our look at the response of the blessed man to God. Yesterday we considered how the godly man will seek to live a life of sacrificial worship: ‘for to me to live in Christ, and to die is gain’ (Phil 1:21). Today we are going to…