Monthly Archives: April 2011

Church family

I see my church family as my family. For the church is my mother and father, my brothers and sisters, my sons and daughters. As such I have a duty, an obligation and a calling to honour all so that … Continue reading

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A prayer from Luke 6

Lord incline my heart so that I May love my enemies Do good to those who hate me Pray for those who mistreat me To turn the other cheek for those who slap me To not resist those who take … Continue reading

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Around and about!

Dave black makes an interesting observation about the Lord’s Supper; Saying its a load of hogwash when the church says it will diminish its value if we had it every week… we don’t take that attitude with the weekly sermon … Continue reading

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I desire mercy–not sacrifice.

  Matthew 9-913   9 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. 10 While Jesus was having dinner … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 Exegesis assignment.

Introduction The passage I have chosen to exegete is Ecclesiastes 1:1-11. This passage has some unique and subtle elements to it; therefore I will briefly look at how the introductory term “Hebel” has a unique translation meaning as well as … Continue reading

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Help! What works do I need to add to my personal library?

I’m thinking of updating and enlarging my personal library. I already have some BST, and NICNT. In general I have found the NICNT to be the better ones, but are also expensive and perhaps some are in need of updating … Continue reading

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Are you up for a challenge?

I made a comment in my previous post about Jesus Christ. I am making the challenge that if you can prove that 1.) Christ didn’t exist 2.) Wasn’t crucified till he was dead 3.) Wasn’t buried as was the custom … Continue reading

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So that you might know: The authority to forgive sins.

There is an interesting story in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. One that tells the story where a paralytic is lowered through the roof of a house by his friends and Jesus heals him. Matthew 9:2 Some men … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the church : Divorce.

One of the most painful and humiliating experiences that someone can go through would have to be divorce. (note I did say – one of) Michael Jensen and Dave Black have both recently blogged about the issue of divorce. Dave … Continue reading

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Who has the vivid imagination–my response to an atheist

This is the response I made to a militant atheist on face book… 2000 years later – the atheists follow their own inspired texts from their own god’s – which purportedly through the inspired texts shoot down any knowledge of … Continue reading

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