Tag Archives: Genesis

Christian Animal Welfarists Challenged (Part Two)

We ended (Part One) on Creation with Greg Boyd’s suggestion that, whether you believe in the Young Earth Theory; or in Evolution; or in some other view; the important thing that we all can agree on is simply the fact … Continue reading

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Christian Animal Welfarists Challenged (Part One)

Many people, animal welfarists particularly, have turned away from Christian churches, because they believe them to be insensitive to the needs of Creation.  In Christ all things are created and in Him all things are to be redeemed, but humankind, … Continue reading

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Messianic Time and Animals – Part Four and Conclusion

For those who have not read: Part One Part Two Part Three THE SABBATH: GOD’S TIME IN HISTORY As a tangible lesson of Messianic time and what it entails, in the Hebrew Bible we find the example of the Sabbath: … Continue reading

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Messianic Time and Animals – Part Three

For those who have not read: Part One Part Two LIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITY The Bible presents what is essentially a dynamic view of righteousness. We are shown an initial ideal in the first two chapters of Genesis and are later … Continue reading

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The Bible and Animals, Part Two

We left off on Part One discussing some key points in scripture regarding: Are animals created to be our companions? Do animals have souls/spirits? We continue now with article 51 from our sister page, Animal Christian Concern.  More can be … Continue reading

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The Bible and Animals, Part One

Shepherding All God’s Creatures has a sister page, Animal Christian Concern.  ACC’s work in the United Kingdom began in 1985, founded by May Tripp and Co-founded by Roslyne Smith, one of the partners of Shepherding All God’s Creatures Blog and … Continue reading

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“Named In Love” Sarx Campaign

We would like to encourage everyone to enter photos for the Named In Love  competition currently being run by Sarx Christian Animal Welfare.  “Rethinking how society regards non-human life is of prime importance if the suffering of millions of animals … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Walls – Part Two

Last week (Part One) we left off with a question:  Does the church take seriously enough the divisions between humans and animals which Jesus shed blood over in order to reconcile ALL things to himself, as Colossians 1:19,20 points out?

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Tearing Down the Walls – Part One

I watched this sermon, “Tearing Down The Tower,” about demolishing the tower of babel.  The main point is that part of what Jesus did on the cross was destroy the dividing lines, creating one humanity under Christ.  With all the … Continue reading

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Cultivating Non-Violence in a Violent World

“He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war … Continue reading

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The Animal Kingdom and the Trinitarian Warfare Theodicy, Part One

Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.  John 14:21 I’ve been involved … Continue reading

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Is Vegetarianism Biblical? Part One

By Marcello Newall, August 2014 1. Introduction In our interpretation of the Bible we should always take into account that the Scriptures represent a complete narrative that begins in Genesis and ends in Revelation. When Christians or others attempt to … Continue reading

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Calling All Christians, Part Two

The fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth and upon every bird of the heavens, upon everything that creeps on the ground and all the fish of the sea. Into your … Continue reading

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The Seven Words From The Cross, Part Two

Following last week’s Part One, here are some thoughts on the last five sentences spoken by Jesus from the Cross and how these can relate to His animal creation, as well as to humankind. As stated last week, this post … Continue reading

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The Seven Words From The Cross, Part One

The week preceding Easter, known as Holy Week, begins on Palm Sunday (13 April) and, for Christians, is a week of sombre reflection on the events preceding Jesus’ death: His triumphant entry into Jerusalem; His betrayal by Judas; His Last … Continue reading

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