Monthly Archives: March 2005

When good men do nothing

Went to the Imperial War Museum with the usual suspects today. I must admit to having a passing interest in the technology of war, and I marvelled at the technological achievements of mankind through history, as displayed at the museum. … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 Corinthians 15 p.m.: John 19:38-20:10

Not surprisingly, being Easter, both morning and evening sermons were on the resurrection, so I’ll summarise in one chunk. Without the resurrection, as the apostle Paul writes in his letter to the Corinthian church, there would be no hope for … Continue reading

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Pizza, ma non pizza

What a wonderful day! 🙂 For the first Saturday in quite a while I had a long lie-in, finally getting up some time past noon, feeling well-rested and relaxed, yet alert and awake. I did the usual routine of showering, … Continue reading

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The answer, to the question.

And can it be that I should gain An interest in the Saviour’s blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain� For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! How can it be, That Thou, my God, shouldst … Continue reading

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Dyma gariad

Dyma gariad fel y moroedd, Tosturiaethau fel y lli: Twysog Bywyd pur yn marw� Marw i brynu’n bywyd ni. Pwy all beidio – chofio amdano? Pwy all beidio – thraethu’I glod? Dyma gariad nad ‘n angof Tra fo nefoedd wen … Continue reading

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Up bow, down bow, up bow, down bow…

Not sure if I’m getting the hang of this violin. Today’s lesson was consolidating everything I’ve been taught, and hopefully learnt, so far. Starting with basic bowing on open strings, with various up bow and down bow combinations. Next up … Continue reading

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Leisure

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where … Continue reading

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a.m.: Mark 10:32-45 p.m.: 1 Peter 3:15

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Mk 10:45 In the last weeks before his crucifixion, Jesus repeatedly tells his disciples what … Continue reading

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Is evolution true?

This evening I went to a talk given by Paul Garner of Biblical Creation Ministries on the subject of evolution vs creation, from a scientific viewpoint.Ask the average layman in the street the above question, and the answer is almost … Continue reading

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Standing and staring

Instead of writing about my antics today, I thought I’d have a look around my blog roll and comment on what’s been happening – if anything, I’ve noticed some haven’t changed in the past fortnight, so I’ll ignore those. From … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

In Luke 5:1-11, we see Jesus interacting with Simon (also known as Peter). Jesus is telling people the word of God, but because of the vast crowd, he has to get into the boat of Peter and go off shore … Continue reading

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Hotel Rwanda

If you haven’t seen Hotel Rwanda, you must. Nothing I say can do this film justice. Set during the Rwandan civil war in the mid 1990’s, it tells the true story of a hotel manager in the capital city Kigali. … Continue reading

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The scale of D major

Another Tuesday, another violin lesson. Things seem to be progressing though, even though this was my third lesson. I can now bow all four strings with some competence, in both up and down bow movements. I’m also able to play … Continue reading

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Right or Left Brained?

You Are 80% Left Brained, 20% Right Brained The left side of your brain controls verbal ability, attention to detail, and reasoning. Left brained people are good at communication and persuading others. If you’re left brained, you are likely good … Continue reading

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a.m.: Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 p.m.: Ephesians 5:22-33

Is it possible to know the big picture? Can we know the plans of God? The bible, through the philosopher in Ecclesiastes, tells us that God has the whole picture. God himself is the artist, and has set out everything … Continue reading

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