Deus Ex Machina

"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

What is the Christian Faith About?

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth by his Son and for his Son. It was the will of God that his life and love should be … Continue reading

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377A, Fornication, Adultery and the Alleged “Secular State” of Singapore

Many relevant and interesting points have been raised in the 377A debate concerning our law criminalising male homosexual acts. However I wish on this post to focus on two specific … Continue reading

September 19, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Narrative of Endurance versus the Narrative of Progression

Culture Flows Downstream from Politics One of the curious thing about Japan is that while it presents a unique homogenous cultural front, the fact is that many of its more … Continue reading

June 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

What is the Nature of Governance? Problem Solving vs. Expression of Principles/Values

Ad Hoc Governance vs. Expressive Governance In this post I shall make a distinction between two “styles” or conception of governance. One I shall call the “ad hoc” style and … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Impossibility of Regaining Salvation; Perseverance of the “Saints” or “Elect” and the Nature of Assurance

There is nothing here to teach that a man can be saved, then lost, then saved again. Such a thing is taught nowhere in the Scriptures. There is only one … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Double Figure of the Eucharist; Eating Christ’s Flesh by Participating in the Fellowship of Christ

Is not the cup of blessing which we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ? … Continue reading

December 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Present at the Event; Thomas Cranmer’s Lord Supper as a Figure of our Redemption

THE Supper of the Lord is not only a sign of the love that Christians ought to have among themselves one to another; but rather is a Sacrament of our … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Campaigning on Behalf of the Orcs; On the Prudential Nature of Voting

By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more. -A quote attributed to Albert Camus, but I can’t find the source Orcs for the … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 3 Comments