Friday, 17 February 2012

Choose ye this day

Christians must choose between their religion and obeying the law, according to Trevor Phillips, the human rights watchdog.
He declared that Christians who want to be exempt from equality legislation are like Muslims trying to impose sharia.
Religious rules should end “at the door of the temple” and give way to the “public law” laid down by Parliament, the chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission said.

Full article in the Telegraph here

Jesus' lordship extends far beyond the church door, and as freedom of speech and freedom of conscience are both steadily eroded by aggressive secular humanism, arrests, court cases and jail terms are inevitable. It won't be easy, but neither will it necessarily be a bad thing for the gospel in this country.

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