Monthly Archives: September 2005

God is love

My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine; For Thee all the follies of sin I resign. My gracious Redeemer, my Saviour art Thou; If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus, ’tis now. I love Thee because Thou … Continue reading

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Going, going…..gone…

Well, sold my first item on eBay this evening. I must admit to being fascinated by the whole process. The initial act of putting the item up for auction had a little spark of excitement, and then it all went … Continue reading

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Work, rest and play

Had a weird rash over the weekend. At first I thought it was an allergy to something I’d eaten and thought nothing of it. However, it kept reappearing over the course of the weekend. Looking back, I’m guessing it was … Continue reading

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a.m.: Genesis 22:1-14 p.m.: Daniel 5:

All good gifts around us Are sent from heav’n above, Then thank the Lord, O thank the Lord For all his love. Matthias Claudius Another year, another harvest. Despite the regularity, if anything, because of the regularity, God deserves all … Continue reading

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All good gifts

A rather busy Saturday to end a rather busy week! Woke up fairly early and wandered down to the local sorting office to pick up a parcel – a new Canon EF 50mm/f1.8 II lens. Hopefully this lens will give … Continue reading

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The first commandment

Q: What is the preface to the ten commandments? A: The preface to the ten commandments is in these words, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house … Continue reading

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Abstinence makes the heart grow stronger

Well, if this article at The Register is anything to go by. Boys who only experimented with vice did not increase their likelihood of depression. But girls only had to have sex to bring on a threefold increase in their … Continue reading

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The nature of repentance

When I heard this story on the radio this morning, I thought it was faintly ridiculous. Some of the bishops in the Church of England say this would be a “public act of institutional repentance”, as if such a thing … Continue reading

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a.m.: Genesis 17:1-22 p.m.: Nehemiah 2

Unlike British culture today, a person’s name in the bible usually meant something. This is distinctly apparent when God promises Abram a son. Firstly, God refers to himself as God Almighty, El Shaddai. This title alone conveys the omnipotence of … Continue reading

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That’s horrible

Another Saturday gone. Spent the afternoon playing David at snooker. I think he’s improving, with only one frame in it, ending at 4-3 frames to me. Went round Sarah’s in the evening to watch Hotel Rwanda on DVD with some … Continue reading

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The cost of fuel

Well, it’s the third day of a series of fuel price protests and it’s all been a bit of a damp squib. On Wednesday, the media was out in force, presumably to hype up the story into profitable ‘news’ sales, … Continue reading

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How well do you know me?

Decided to indulge my ego by creating a quiz about myself on Bebo, to see what my friends know about me. Fortunately my brother came top with the highest number of correct answers about me. I guess it would’ve been … Continue reading

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I/O Error….

I’ve just fixed the strangest computer problem I’ve come across in a while. (I say ‘I’, but David did most of the work) Some time ago, I set up Linux on a computer for Mim, who was familiar with computers, … Continue reading

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a.m.: Ecclesiastes 7:1-6 p.m.: Nehemiah 1:5-2:20

A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is … Continue reading

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Anniversaries

Well, spent the day at my parent’s house, where I grew up, for my mum’s birthday. It was good to be able to spend the day with the family just relaxing and eating. It also gave me an opportunity to … Continue reading

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