Monthly Archives: April 2005

Where is the A202?

Another early Saturday morning! This time being domestic IT support for a friend, sorting out his computer installation. I wonder how many people out there would be stuck with their computer if they didn’t have a geek for a friend? … Continue reading

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What book of the Bible are you?

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The benefits of Christ

Q: What are the benefits which in this life do accompany or flow from justification, adoption, and sanctification? A: The benefits which in this life do accompany or flow from justification, adoption, and sanctification, are, assurance of God’s love, peace … Continue reading

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Dead arms and arpeggios

Today had an interesting combination of events. Some time in the near future, I hope to travel to Kenya. In preparation for this, I need some vaccinations. Seeing as I haven’t travelled outside of Europe in the past decade, I … Continue reading

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a.m.: Matthew 8,9 p.m.: 1 Corinthians 7

As Matthew writes his account of Jesus’ life, he structures it in a such as way as to punctuate Jesus’ teaching through his miracles with Jesus’ spoken authoritative teaching. In chapter 8, Jesus heals a man with leprosy, a Centurion’s … Continue reading

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This is a marina?

Got home well and truly knackered last night! Saturday had started off with a phone call from Philip at 11.30am. Up until that point, I was fast asleep, having a nice relaxing Saturday morning. It was a good thing to … Continue reading

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Religion and politics

Now they say you should never discuss religion and politics in polite conversation, but anyone who knows me will probably then say I am not particularly polite! With the forthcoming General Election, the young people from my church, some of … Continue reading

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O thou of little faith

We continued our look at the life of the apostle Peter this evening, concentrating on the time when he walked on water – albeit briefly! In Mt 14:22-33, we pick up just after Jesus had fed the five-thousand. He tells … Continue reading

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The scale of F major!

Another violin lesson, another scale! So far, I’ve learnt the scales of G, D and A majors. F major is slightly trickier though as it doesn’t start on an open string, and contains many notes which aren’t in the other … Continue reading

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Let the little children come to me

People were bringing little children to Jesus to have him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, … Continue reading

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Interpreting

Stopped off in Bristol today as it’s on the way to Wales. As I’m looking for some more violin music, I thought I’d raid my sister’s stash of music. I’d been given a small list of music to obtain by … Continue reading

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Gift of God

This evening’s mid-week meeting was slightly different, as a representative from the Dorothea Mission visited us. He shared with us the great work God is doing in southern Africa. It was amazing to see, through the speaker’s words and photographs, … Continue reading

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The scale of G major, two octaves!

After a fortnight hiatus, I had another violin lesson yesterday. Fortunately, I had managed some practice in the two weeks, so I was challenged to work out the scale of G major, which after a bit of thought – mostly … Continue reading

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To be precise

Your results for Christian Traditions Selector Send your comments to Pete, the creator of this selector. Rank Item Percent 1: Congregational/United Church of Christ (100%) 2: Baptist (Reformed/Particular/Calvinistic) (94%) 3: Presbyterian/Reformed (84%) 4: Anglican/Episcopal/Church of England (75%) 5: Eastern Orthodox … Continue reading

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a.m.: Luke 18:9-14 p.m.: 1 Corinithans 7:1-7

Throughout the bible, God reveals himself as merciful. Whilst he is holy and cannot tolerate sin, he provided a way to deal with our sin. The unique and very costly, yet necessarily so, sacrifice of God the Son, who took … Continue reading

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