Monthly Archives: September 2006

Faith and repentance

Q: What is faith in Jesus Christ? A: Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace, whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel. Q: What is repentance unto … Continue reading

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del.icio.us

Finally gave in to the call of the geeks, I now have a del.icio.us account. After using it for a few days, I think it’s a good idea, with just the right balance of functionality versus simplicity. I’ve now accumulated … Continue reading

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a.m.: Psalm 145, Matthew 13 p.m.: Galatians 6:7-10

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Ge 8:22 Every harvest, the usual bible passages are rolled out… Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song … Continue reading

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Something old, something new

Spent the morning wandering around Kew Gardens with Nige and some of the people he’d acquainted himself with on PBase. Even though I only live ten minutes down the road, and I’ve been to Kew itself to shop, I’ve never … Continue reading

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B flat minor…

Played snooker last night against Ed. I stormed into a 3-1 lead with some not so shoddy potting, even a colour clearance somewhere in there. However complacency kicked in/Ed picked up his game and the evening finished at 4-4 frames … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 John 4:1-6 p.m.: Joshua 16

How can we avoid being taken in by those who what what is not from God? Firstly, we need to see who Jesus really is. There’s no denying he’s a figure in history, atheists and non-Christians accept that. It’s what … Continue reading

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BSE

After a rather busy week, I wasn’t looking forward to getting up early to travel down to Grove Chapel, Camberwell for ‘Banner South East’, organised by the Banner of Truth Trust. I wrenched myself out of bed at around 8.15am, … Continue reading

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Is Islam evil? Discuss.

Or not as the case might be. It would seem that the recent decision by Pope Benedict XVI to quote Emperor Manuel II Paleologos of the Byzantine Empire by saying, and I quote, “Show me just what Muhammad brought that … Continue reading

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Constantly changing position

Despite my lack of practice on the violin, I seem to be progressing at a reasonable rate. I’m currently trying to get into the habit of shifting position at will when a piece requires it. It’s easy enough to achieve … Continue reading

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The Aviator

Saw The Aviator this evening. As a film it’s good, but coupled with the remarkable story of Howard Hughes, industrialist, engineer, filmmaker and aviator, this was a very interesting film to watch. The film cruises through his life, from glimpses … Continue reading

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a.m.: Proverbs 14 p.m.: Exodus 20:14

What is it to be truly wise? The books of Proverbs is a microcosm of the whole biblical outlook. He whose walk is upright fears the LORD, but he whose ways are devious despises him. Pr 14:2 A wise man … Continue reading

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Happy birthday mum!

I was glad my car is now back in working order as I travelled back to Bristol for my mum’s birthday. For some reason, public transport is even more difficult when it’s long distance and short-notice, so I was glad … Continue reading

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Carless…

One of those weeks and it’s not quite over yet. The week started with me dropping the car off at the garage as there’s oil getting in the cooling system – thought of blown head gasket/cracked cylinder head/oil cooler gone … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 John 4:1 p.m.: Joshua 14

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 1 Jn 4:1 When John writes this verse, he is not writing … Continue reading

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Shorter days

A fairly lazy Saturday, getting up at around lunchtime as I’d arranged to play snooker in the afternoon with Robin. Met up at the snooker hall with Robin, Jason and David for a game of doubles. After deciding on some … Continue reading

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