His law is love and his Gospel is peace (O Holy Night)

“O Holy Night” was originally a French carol and is based on Placede Cappeau’s poem “Minuit, Chretians!” (Midnight! Christians).  Adolph Adam composed the music in 1847. It was written to celebrate the renovation of the church organ in Roquemare.[1]

There are at least three English language versions of this now, including a recent version by Sovereign Grace Music.

I love the words in the third verse of perhaps the most familiar version by John Dwight Sullivan . Continue reading

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Why Evangelical Christians can and should be involved in public life

Yesterday, Tim Farron resigned as leader of the Liberal Democrats explaining that he felt “torn between living as a faithful Christian and serving as a political leader”[1]

Today, people are asking whether or not Christians who believe the Bible’s teaching on moral matters such as abortion and same-sex marriage can still be involved in public life or whether their view now in effect bar them from mainstream politics and high office. Continue reading