Monthly Archives: November 2004

In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” John 11:25-26 Attended the … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 Chronicles 6 p.m.: Galatians 3:15-25

What is God that he could be constrained? When Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem, he acknowledged that God could not be contained within the Temple. Even the whole earth and the highest heavens could not contain God. God is … Continue reading

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Everyone is special

A nice lazy Saturday, after the rather hectic Saturdays of late. Woke up nice and late, had a nice long shower, cooked some breakfast and then lounged around in front of the computer for a couple of hours, played the … Continue reading

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King of Kings and Lord of Lords

Q: How doth Christ execute the office of a king? A: Christ executeth the office of a king, in subduing us to himself, in ruling and defending us, and in restraining and conquering all his and our enemies. (Question XXVI … Continue reading

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Sonnet XVIII

Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And Summer’s lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven … Continue reading

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Sweet sixteen

I must admit that Mondays aren’t always my favourite day of the week. However, this Monday was very good as we spent the evening celebrating Ally’s sixteenth birthday at Nandos in Hounslow. The usual suspects from HWEC and HTC were … Continue reading

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a.m.: John 17:1-5 p.m.: Ephesians 5:18-21

As John continues to record his account of Jesus’ life on earth, we become privy to a conversation between two persons of the Godhead. God the Son is talking to God the Father. The immediacy of the Son’s mission is … Continue reading

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Camp Reunion

This Saturday was another one of those long, yet enjoyable, Saturdays. A small group of us headed off from West London to Birmingham for CCIW Week 1, Camp Reunion, rather early this morning. It was good to meet up with … Continue reading

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Virtual Retail therapy

Decided to start my Christmas shopping today. Being the lazy geek I am though, I decided to it all online this year. Usually when I go shopping, I saunter all the way to Kingston as it has the best quantity … Continue reading

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Ruth and Boaz

Epilogue So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. Then he went to her, and the LORD enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son. The women said to Naomi: “Praise be to the LORD, who … Continue reading

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The Blogosphere

For a while now I’ve been reading other people’s blogs. Ever since I started my own blog, I’ve become interested in what other people, who I don’t know, blog about. Additionally, my blogging exploits have persuaded some of my friends … Continue reading

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From a distance

I had a magnificent vantage point as the plane I was on came into Heathrow this evening. One minute I was looking across the top of the cloud layer, with a brilliant clear view of the stars. Then, as we … Continue reading

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a.m.: Romans 5:1-11 p.m.: Psalm 85

In Romans chapter 5, the apostle Paul talks about peace. Over the past few days we’ve been reminded of peace bought at the huge cost of human life, through the terrible, yet sometimes necessary, act of war. Yet this peace … Continue reading

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A wandering minstrel I

Went rambling across the North Downs today. It was a beautiful day – Bright blue skies, not a cloud in sight, clean fresh air and nice and cool. A perfect way to enjoy God’s creation, wandering leisurely across the Surrey … Continue reading

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Reality Check

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you … Continue reading

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