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Reflections The Rev'd Charlie Lacey sitting at home reading the Bible Reflections

Tough Questions: Do all babies go to heaven?

“The question of whether all babies go to heaven is one of deep personal and pastoral significance and the cause of much anguish to a great many people. From the outset, it is important to acknowledge that no verse of scripture addresses this matter specifically; however, much can be inferred from a variety of pertinent texts, from which we can take a great deal of comfort,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey

" is sometimes difficult to determine the exact point at which a tempting thought becomes a sinful one," (The Rev'd Charlie Lacey)

Tough Questions: How do we control our thoughts?

“Temptation itself is not sin. Even Jesus was tempted by the devil for forty days in the wilderness, yet he was without sin. Temptation is an invitation to sin, which can be accepted or refused,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from St Andrew’s, Springfield