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Nov 2008
21

New Wine?

Some verses that I think were not in the minds of those who initially set up and name New Wine ! 10 They shall eat, but not be satisfied; they shall play the whore, but not multiply, because..
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Tag new wine

Aug 2008
20

The Gentiles

In Jeremiah, there’s a lot of judgement, of Israel and the surrounding nations.   The final few chapters basically comprise a long series of judgements on the surrounding nations. So I was surpris..

Aug 2008
10

New prophecy?

We had an interesting comment by the preacher in church today.   He was saying that whenever he preaches, he tries to have something fresh, something new and prophetic to say. Now I whole-heartedly ..

May 2008
15

Christian freedom

I read this verse this morning: Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. 1 Peter 2.16 (ESV) The kind of freedom won fo..

May 2008
14

The Bible in 750 words

Here’s an interesting page, on the Grove Books website.   They ran a competition to write the story of the Bible in 750 words, and these are the winning entries . I think I might have a go at thi..
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May 2008
10

Faith and works

I read James 2 this morning, the almost infamous passage which apparently contradicts Paul’s theology that we are saved only by faith, that there is nothing we can do to earn our salvation. I don’t t..

Apr 2008
18

Assurance

I had a long conversation last night with a good friend about various theological topics.   Some of them will find their way on here, in time.   The first of them is the doctrine of assurance.   How ..

Apr 2008
15

ESV Study Bible

Coming soon to a store near you... with over 25,000 notes, over 80,000 cross-references, and over 200 maps.   The layout looks brilliant.   Let’s hope the anglicized edition looks as good! ESV St..
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Apr 2008
1

Humility and the popes

Susie and I recently returned from a few days in Rome, courtesy of her great aunt.   I have wanted to visit the Eternal City for years, mostly to see the Roman ruins, which are, well, ruins, but stil..

Mar 2008
21

The Jesus Storybook Bible

This week I have been on a mission in Bath (I am currently on my day off!).   One of my primary roles has been to go into the Junior School for assemblies and class visits. For the assemblies we m..