Tag: God

Our Relationship to God

Before we begin I would like to say that what follows is my understanding built up through my years as a Friend and should in no way be taken as an official understanding of anyone else, or indeed Friends as a body of people. It comes from personal experiences,...
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Jesus

The Christian Faith depends on the belief that Jesus was a real human person like us, a man who lived in Galilee and died at Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st Century. Independent historical confirmation of this comes from a Jewish historian of that time called Josephus. He...
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My Heart Attack

In early October 2009 I suffered a Medium to major heart attack. We were told later that the circumferential artery was 95% blocked and I was kept in hospital until 5 days later I had a stent fitted.  Earlier that evening just after 11pm my wife and I very...
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Do You believe in God?

This is a question we are asked quite a lot as Quakers. I can only answer from my experience. Firstly, what do I mean by God? For me, it’s not the traditional old, white man on a cloud. As I have gotten older I’m less and less certain in...
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Vision

Asleep in bed I became aware of a presence within me which I believe to be Christ. Although I could not see this presence, He spoke with me and asked if He could show me something important and would I go with Him? I agreed to go with Him...
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Women and prophesy

I hear of many people who say that women cannot prophesy, or carry the word of God. For Friends this has never been the case as we believe that all are equal in the eyes of God. Firstly let us look at some interactions between women and Jesus. We...
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Some Basics

Our Primary Source is Christ Christ is the word that was in the beginning and is eternal. Jesus of Nazareth was Christ made flesh and we listen to, and follow His teaching both within each of us and together as a community. The writings of the Bible and of...
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