Category = ‘bible’
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 still s..
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 made up..
I’m not sure if this is very funny or extremely sad, but I found a video of a Baptist preacher preaching talking about the phrase ‘pisseth against the wall’ from the King James. Baptist preaches on KJ..
Evangelicals need to approach their theological formulae with more humility than in the past. It is the scriptural word that is infallible, not our ever imperfect attempts to restate it in appropriate..
On the BBC website today I read this article : Children ‘damaged’ by materialism. It is particularly aimed at advertisers who specifically target children. The Children’s Society said adults had to “t..
Some of the BA students in college have been writing about the impassibility of God, which has prompted not a few discussion in the Common Room over coffee and snooker. One of them has written three b..
I am increasingly using the ESV translation for both study and devotion. Despite its often clunky language, I have found it to be highly accurate, and freely available in so many forms to be extremely..
This is by way of an extension of a previous post on this topic. A friend at college used to sing ‘ I have decided to follow Jesus’, emphasizing the ‘ I ‘ to annoy any Calvinists he might come across...
I found an amazing web page today. Created by Chris Harrison, it contains various images which visualize names, both people and places, in the Bible. My favourite though is the cross-references diagra..
Matthew 18.7 says this: ‘Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!’ We have here an example of how difficult ..