The church in Laodicea
Wanted to leave this until Sunday – you know, religion and all that – but couldn’t be bothered waiting.
To a Christian, a real one, this is an extraordinary statement:
There is a very simple reason why any true Christian knows Welby’s no Christian, a CINO but first one needs to define “Christian”. For a start, I’d guess 99% of readers of this blog are more rationalist than metaphysical.
Therefore, on the surface, his statement shows of course that he is unfit for purpose and should vacate his job. The true Christian agrees, knowing he is unfit for purpose but for a different reason.
There is a mechanism whereby anyone accepting John 3:16, understanding the implications of that and still accepting it, has this experience which one could call a Damascene moment, perhaps an epiphany. There are never any exceptions. It’s an inrush which is impossible to explain to anyone who hasn’t had it.…