Author Archives: Robert Laynton

About Robert Laynton

Robert Laynton likes photography, walking, jazz, reading American Crime Fiction from the 40's, 50's and 60's and vintage comics. He enjoys watching classic films, especially film noir. He lives in England.

Spirit and soul

Do we have an immortal ‘ghost-like’ ‘soul’ that forms our true essential self or human nature? Does this ‘soul’ survive our physical death to ascend to heaven to await its uniting with a new, resurrection body? Is it this ‘soul’ … Continue reading

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Christian Square Peg

It is unsatisfactory to feel like a square peg in a round hole. Especially when I feel like that as a Christian in a church fellowship. But that’s how it is. I have always valued my sense of individuality and … Continue reading

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Where are we now?

In previous writings I have charted an outline of God’s dealings and relationships with humanity. Humanity fell into disobedience but God did not abandon His fallen creation. Instead, God began to reveal a plan of restoration and reconciliation. As part … Continue reading

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New Book – Faithfulness

Right from the very start of human history,  God requires faithfulness and due respect from those He has created. Faithfulness – loyalty, fidelity, steadfast trust and obedience, coupled with the worship of God alone as the Creator and Sustainer of … Continue reading

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Times and Seasons

I am reluctant to add to an area of study that is full of errors, false prophets and wild flights of fancy, but the theme of this post has been on my mind for some time and I feel burdened … Continue reading

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Jesus as King?

Rejoice! The Lord is King! Or is he? Here is a more controversial article but one which I consider to nevertheless be true, at least in its general thrust and tone, to Scripture….. God is King Scripture tells us that … Continue reading

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Gospel 9 – Questions

Gospel 9 – Questions and objections In his letter to the Romans the Apostle Paul has presented the case that:             God’s anger can be clearly seen right now because             Every person of every ethnic group and every status … Continue reading

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