Monthly Archives: February 2005

a.m.: John 17:13-19 p.m.: 1 Corinthians 7:17-35

As Jesus prays in the garden, he prays that his followers might know his joy within them. He asks that they might be set apart from the world. For the world hates them because they will not conform to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on a.m.: John 17:13-19 p.m.: 1 Corinthians 7:17-35

Krakhozia

The day started off in a mildly frustrating manner as I drove to Kingston-upon-Thames in order to do some shopping. I needed a new chin rest and shoulder rest for my violin, so I wandered to Hand Music to purchase … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Krakhozia

Obsolete Skill

You are ‘Latin’. Even among obsolete skills, the tongue of the ancient Romans is a real anachronism. With its profusion of different cases and conjugations, Latin is more than a language; it is a whole different way of thinking about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Obsolete Skill

Irresistible grace

Q: How are we made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ? A: We are made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ, by the effectual application of it to us by his Holy Spirit. Q: How doth the Spirit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Irresistible grace

Condemned to dehydrate or starve

One of the good things about the blogosphere is that you get to read about stories from around the world which don’t make an appearance in mainstream media. In her blog Allthings2all, Catez highlights the plight of Terri Schiavo in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Curious limp

I appear to have developed a slight limp from playing football yesterday. I’m not sure how it happened, as I received a few kicks to the legs during the game, but I am certainly limping today. I don’t suppose wandering … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Curious limp

a.m.: Matthew 7:7-12 p.m.: Luke 7:36-50

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. Mt 7:12 The statement above is probably quite familiar to a lot of people. It is known … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on a.m.: Matthew 7:7-12 p.m.: Luke 7:36-50

…from every nation…before the throne…

After spending the day recovering from the past week, my brother, his wife and myself headed down to Bristol for the evening. The reason for going west was a ‘Chinese evening’ at Totterdown Baptist Church, organised primarily by my sister. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on …from every nation…before the throne…

Wladyslaw Szpilman

Usually, on a Friday evening, quite a few of us help to run youth clubs at churches in the area. Since it’s half-term, we were granted some respite and so we piled round my place to chill, chat and watch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wladyslaw Szpilman

Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee; Let the water and the blood, From Thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure; Save from wrath and make me pure. Not the labour … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Rock of Ages

Square one

A few months ago, I was rooting around my parents place and came across my sister’s violin. I can’t remember the last time my sister played it, but it’s been a while. Anyway, after confirming she had no desire to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

a.m.: John 17:11-12 p.m.: Revelation 7:9-12

In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus prays for all his disciples, both those who were following him at the time and those who would follow him in the future. He asks the Father to protect them, just as he has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on a.m.: John 17:11-12 p.m.: Revelation 7:9-12

Religious hatred

Just got back from an evening organised by the Christian Institute intended to brief Christians on the proposals by the British Government to introduce an incitement to religious hatred bill. This bill was first proposed in 2001, in the aftermath … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Religious hatred

Jehoshaphat

“Give thanks to the LORD, for his love endures for ever.” 2 Chronicles 20:21

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Jehoshaphat

Brave New World

You’re Brave New World! by Aldous Huxley With an uncanny ability for predicting the future, you are a true psychic. You can see how the world will change and illuminate the fears of future generations. In the world to come, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment