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God is love

I came across this in Matthew Henry’s commentary on the Bible, in reference to 1 John 4:14-16. I’m going to quote the whole section because it’s well worth pondering on. The history of the Lord Christ is the history of … Continue reading

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‘To this wisp of smoke…’

Commenting on 1 Peter 1:3-5, Paul Blackham writes the following: Life in this passing age is so fragile and fleeting. As the Scriptures say, our life is like smoke that quickly disappears. Whatever we achieve is soon forgotten. Who remembers … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

This is magnificent.

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Birthdays

Psalm 90:13 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. This might change the way I think about birthdays!

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to·ti·po·tent

adjective \tō-ˈti-pə-tənt, ˌtō-tə-ˈpō-tənt\ The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary defines ‘totipotent’ as… : capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into any of its cells or tissues <totipotent stem cells> Latin totus whole, entire + English -i- + potent being … Continue reading

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Under a Broom Tree

I’ve been a bit like Elijah of late. Not in the defeating-opponents-of-the-Living-God kind of way, more like Elijah in this story here… I have wandered a day’s journey into the wilderness and have sat down, discouraged and empty, under a … Continue reading

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Encounters with the Divine

Isn’t it funny how we expect to find traces of ‘supernatural’ or something spiritual in ‘holy places’? That’s why people make pilgrimages, set up memorials or shrines- to capture the presence or feeling of a supernatural encounter. And I don’t … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Thoughts

In the course of preparing a seminar for a CU weekend away, I came across this apt reflection on living by the Word from C.H.Spurgeon. It fits nicely with the vague theme of my blog, so I’ve posted it below. … Continue reading

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