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Whose side is God on? nationalism and Christianity by Christopher Catherwood

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Published by SPCK in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Catherwood.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL65.N3 C37 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22557047M
ISBN 100281051542

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Around the time of the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was asked if God was on his side. His response is a classic: “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.” Lincoln actually thought much about this matter. The Side God Is On. His answer made my mind go back to the question that I had asked during the war, “Whose side is God on?” So I posed the question to him. “Well, that is an easy one,” he replied.   Whose side is God on? 'He knew me first by my books, especially my book On Being a Christian, and I met him in London,' Küng said last week. Thomson was a .   On the one side there is God's patronage of Israel, and various psalms. On the other, Ecclesiastes, the book of Job's insistence that misfortune is not always a punishment for sin, and the New Testament statement that God sends sun and rain on the just and the unjust alike.

In short, God is on everyone's side. I picked up this book expecting it to parrot back to me the Christian Zionist view that was taught from the pulpit of my church. The view that Israel has a god given right to all the land promised to Abraham and that, in the end times, God was going to fulfill that promise/5(2).   Can one ever rightly claim that God is on their side, for example in a war, or in any conflict of note? In view of the God of the Bible, we should be sure to ask: whose side are you and I on—God. "Who is on the LORD's side? Let him come unto me" (Exodus ) During my growing up years kickball was a favorite playground sport. As soon as the bell rang for recess children would gleefully pour out of classrooms onto the playground where the most agile among us would assume the role of team captains and the rest of us would nervously wait be chosen as team members. But for those that are on God's side and seek His righteousness, they will have a much more enjoyable and peaceful life. So stop worrying about whose side God is on, He's not on anybody's side, and start taking action to be on His side. Share this page with your friends. Courtesy Gerry Hartigan.

  Open in your Bible to the book of Psalms chapter 2 verse 2. Human government stands in opposition to Jehovah God and his Christ (anointed one) Jesus. In contrast Jesus taught his followers to pray to Jehovah (The Father) "Thy Kingdom Come. Only by means of God's Kingdom Government will God's will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.   Whose side is God on? Gott Mit Uns (God With Us) Whose side is God on? Gertraud Traudl Junge was the secretary for Adolf Hitler during WWII. After the war, Traudl carried a lot of remorse about her involvement with the Nazi Party. Shortly before her death in , she recorded her experiences and regrets on a video interview entitled Blindspot. WHOSE SIDE IS GOD ON? JAMES D. DAVIS, In a address on the Bible, he said the book "reveals every man to himself as a distinct moral agent," responsible not to governments but to God.   Whose Side Is God On? If Jesus teaches us anything it’s that God is on everybody’s side. Posted on J by jakeowensby In grace 3 Minutes Read. Jephthah is a character found in the Book of Judges. That book records an in-between time in the history of Israel.