Monthly Archives: November 2007

I am Beowulf…

I finally got to see Beowulf, and I’m not really sure what to make of the whole package. It’s based on an old English epic poem, and so is suitably dark and foreboding. The techniques used in the production of … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 Corinthians 2:10-16 p.m.: Matthew 9:9-13

There are times when you think you understand a passage, and then a preacher reveals something you’d never noticed before. This was one of those mornings. Just as a building has a foundation, so do our lives. As Paul writes … Continue reading

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Tastes a bit like coleslaw…

This was one of those rare occasions I drove into central London during the day. The Picadilly line between Acton Town and Hammersmith was out, so I abandoned any thought of public transport and went for the convenient option. I … Continue reading

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The heavens declare the glory of God

Q: How does it appear that there is a God? A: The very light of nature in man, and the works of God, declare plainly that there is a God; but his Word and Spirit only do sufficiently and effectually … Continue reading

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Cold and wet!

I must admit, being the slothful type, I wouldn’t have imagined myself playing football on a cold evening, with the rain beating down upon us. This evening just demonstrated how limited my imagination is! I think I must be mad! … Continue reading

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a.m.: John 14:1-6 p.m.: Matthew 5:17-20

In an age which is very similar to ours today, Jesus makes a bold statement. Much like today, the Roman Empire of the 1st century was a very multi-cultural, pluralistic society, with a very accepting attitude to all manner of … Continue reading

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Sweet

Went to the Tate Britain this afternoon. It’s been a while since I’ve been here, and I must confess, I prefer this to the Tate Modern. I just don’t get on with modern art, and even if I don’t understand … Continue reading

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And it was supposed to rain

Today was slightly different! Took the day off work and went down to Salisbury. Saw Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral. What a cool day! 🙂

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Moi…

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I’m sure my face wasn’t designed for this!

One of those evenings where I was, rather painfully, reminded that I wear contacts for playing football for a reason! After I got the ball in the face a couple of times, I was glad I wasn’t perching a pair … Continue reading

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a.m.: Romans 5 p.m.: Ephesians 2:11-22

As we remember those who have fallen in war, we are reminded of the great cost at which peace is purchased. A peace which is temporal and fragile. Yet there is an even greater peace which can be obtained. For, … Continue reading

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There is wonder in most everything I see…

It does appear to be that my blog entries are mostly done at the weekends. It’s not that I don’t do much during the week, but I guess it’s probably not that interesting! (Although a blog would indicate an introvert, … Continue reading

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Mozart and Telemann

Started learning a Bagatelle by Mozart and a movement from a Sonatina by Telemann this evening. I quickly got the hang of the Mozart without too much trouble, but the Telemann could be a little trickier! It’ll be interesting to … Continue reading

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a.m.: Exodus 20:4-6 p.m.: Romans 8:35-39

The third and final part of the second commandment basically breaks down humanity into one of two camps. Those who hate God and those who love God. In our natural state, we hate God. We want nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Mobile blues

After many years of trusty service, my Sony Ericsson Z600 is starting to play up. Making calls and texting still works fine, but the external loudspeaker seems to be suffering a dry joint. This means that, sometimes, when someone phones … Continue reading

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