Monthly Archives: September 2007

a.m.: 1 Corinthians 2:6-16 p.m.: Deuteronomy 26

As Paul writes to the church in Corinth, he contrasts the futility of following the wisdom of this world, with the benefits of following the wisdom of God. It is so easy to believe the wisdom of this world, that … Continue reading

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Searching, please wait.

After a relatively lazy day, I trundled down to Ridley Hall, in Battersea, for a talk on the origins of life. The journey into town was slightly eventful, with a slightly complex jaunt around Earl’s Court! The speaker was from … Continue reading

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I am…[4]

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep… I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me Jn 10:11,14

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Amen, so let it be.

Q: What doth the conclusion of the Lord’s prayer teach us? A: The conclusion of the Lord’s prayer (which is, For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever, Amen) teacheth us to take our encouragement … Continue reading

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a.m.: Matthew 22:34-40 p.m.: Romans 5

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second … Continue reading

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Corridors with doors

After a rather busy week doing nothing of consequence, it was nice to spend the last day of the week relaxing. I finished the day playing Articulate with some of the usual crowd at Rachael/Susanna’s. The first game was remarkably … Continue reading

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The last place

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Pr 11:25 [ESV/NIV] I went to the retirement service for Arthur Imbrey, of Every Nation Gospel Fellowship, at Cranford Baptist Church this afternoon. One thing that … Continue reading

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I am…[3]

I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, and find pasture. Jn 10:9

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a.m.: Exodus 19:1-6 p.m.: 1 Samuel 3:1-10

As the angel of death struck down the first born across Egypt, the Israelites were told to sacrifice a lamb, and to put its blood on the door posts and the lintel outside their homes, so that the angel would … Continue reading

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Take my life and let it be

A relatively early start this morning in order to get to Grove Chapel, Camberwell, for the Banner South East Conference. The theme for the day was ‘Take my life and let it be’, evidently an allusion to the hymn, which … Continue reading

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I am…[2]

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Jn 8:12

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Kaph

My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word. My eyes fail, looking for your promise; I say, “When will you comfort me?” Though I am like a wineskin in the smoke, … Continue reading

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a.m.: Exodus 20 p.m.: Hebrews 2

Not so long ago, if you entered any Anglican church you could find the Ten Commandments prominently displayed on a wall of the church. They stand as a revelation of the nature of God. A God who not only is … Continue reading

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Happy birthday mum!

Four of us bundled down to Bristol to celebrate my mum’s birthday which is soon. Despite adhering to the speed limit, we got there very swiftly as the traffic was very agreeable. We seemed to visit every Tesco supermarket we … Continue reading

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I am…[1]

Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty. Jn 6:35

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