Category Archives: Old Testament

Lions and Tigers and Bears? So What!

I don’t think there can be a person in the western world, who hasn’t at some time or other seen The Wizard of Oz.  It’s an iconic film and one which lingers in the memory long after the credits have rolled.  One … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Churches

I don’t often read Charles Dickens.  I’ve only ever got through two of his books; Bleak House (which took me the best part of three years to read) and Oliver Twist -and I had to read that for O Level … Continue reading

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Happy New-ish Year!

Welcome to September 1st!  I love September; I feel that it has more of a freshness to it than January 1st does and is certainly an easier point in the year to be making tweaks to your life, than it … Continue reading

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God is in the detail

The one thing I really love about Bible study, isn’t so much the reading of the text itself – although that’s a pretty marvellous thing to do as I’m a bit of a translation hound. I have  seventeen English translations … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

Year in, year out the same things happens again and again.  I get mired in the lower reaches of the Old Testament, give up and jump back in when my Bible-in-Year reading plan reaches the New Testament.  Finally, Jesus turns … Continue reading

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It’s your funeral

Funerals.  A less than cheery subject at the best of times, I’m sure you’ll agree.  I’ve been spared having to plan one as yet, but I’ve been thinking about my own this morning. This isn’t because I am coming to … Continue reading

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Worship: A whole being experience

My daily Bible reading is currently taking me through Isaiah and a verse from it really resonated with me this morning. “The Lord says: These people come near to me with their mouth and honour me with their lips, but … Continue reading

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Leviticus…zzz

Originally posted at Livejournal 7th October 2010 Leviticus.  Your first reaction might be to yawn.  If there are two books that every person who reads the Bible is going to struggle with it’s going to be Leviticus and Numbers.  They’re … Continue reading

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