Monthly Archives: August 2005

What do we need to know?

Q: What do the scriptures principally teach? A: The scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requires of man. (Question III from the Westminster Shorter Catechism)

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Advance to Mayfair

A rather busy Bank Holiday Monday! Went to the church in the morning to help set up the facilities for the Holiday Bible club which is being run this week. After that task was complete, the usual suspects and myself … Continue reading

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a.m.: Psalm 127 p.m.: Nehemiah 1

There is so much in the Christian life which is dependent on God. From justification, through sanctification and glorification, if God is not behind the work we labour in vain. This doesn’t just apply to spiritual work, but also applies … Continue reading

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The Island

Saw The Island this evening at the VUE cinema in Staines. The story is classic sci-fi fayre, with an individual who questions his existence, questions the reality he is presented with and eventually discovers true reality and breaks free from … Continue reading

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Toleration

Lately, it seems, I’ve been talking with those around me about toleration. It always seems to be that most people think toleration is only possible with acceptance. The premise that, in terms of faith, everyone is right, and no one … Continue reading

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The law

Q: What is the duty which God requireth of man? A: The duty which God requireth of man, is obedience to his revealed will. Q: What did God at first reveal to man for the rule of his obedience? A: … Continue reading

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Pooh personality…

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The end of poverty?

I was looking at the literature distributed by Kisima and Worldvision concerning child sponsorship and it reminded me of my trip to Kenya, and some of the things I learnt whilst out there. At the time, the world (well, the … Continue reading

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a.m.: Genesis 15 p.m.: Nehemiah 1

The promises of God in his word are many. For the believer, many of these promises are a hope and comfort. For Abram, God promised he would be the seed of a great nation, even though Abram had only asked … Continue reading

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One or two dice?

Another evening playing a board game, although at Ally’s this time! Risk was the flavour of the day and, to be honest, one of my favourite board games. Brimming with smugness after yesterday’s victory, and a subsequent 5-1 frame victory … Continue reading

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Go back to Old Kent Road

Spent a rather enjoyable evening playing Monopoly round Dave’s with some of the usual suspects. After rather a shakey start, with all the properties in each set being split amongst different players, the game picked up pace when a few … Continue reading

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Big headed… Moi?

More Scientific You have: 77% SCIENTIFIC INTUITION and 62% EMOTIONAL INTUITION The graph on the right represents your place in Intuition 2-Space. As you can see, you scored above average on emotional intuition and well above average on scientific intuition.Your … Continue reading

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You think you know who you are?

Just saw Crash at Feltham. After reading short snippets about it, I had hopes that it would be a challenging film. By the end of it, I was pleased I had seen it. As a peek into the human condition, … Continue reading

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Humour…

the Wit (66% dark, 19% spontaneous, 21% vulgar) your humor style: CLEAN | COMPLEX | DARKYou like things edgy, subtle, and smart. I guess that means you’re probably an intellectual, but don’t take that to mean pretentious. You realize ‘dumb’ … Continue reading

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Dodgy ankle?

Back on the football pitch after almost two months away for one reason or another! I was wondering how I’d get on with a slightly dodgy ankle, even though I sprained it ages ago… Whilst I wasn’t running around as … Continue reading

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