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5 Thoughts To Ponder

The Beauty of Wood– The last few years have seen a movement to paint and distress furniture. This technique gives the piece a used and worn look that is appealing to many. 788 more words


The Atonement

The link below is to an article that explores various theories regarding the atonement.

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Leadership means saying it as it is

Matthew 8:18-22                                 Monday 29th June 2015

Today’s gospel paints a picture of Jesus surrounded by a crowd. He has been by the Sea of Galilee all day, performing healing miracles – first the Centurion’s servant (although no-one would have heard about that miraculous healing at that stage; then He had cured St Peter’s mother-in-law; then we are told that many people who are suffering from sickness and disease are brought to Him and He cures them. 1,470 more words

No Place for Repentance

Repentance is a common theme in the Bible. No one disputes that.

However, in our day of words taking on new meaning, what repentance actually is, is somewhat debated and, I think greatly misunderstood. 1,498 more words

Walking In Wisdom - Gleanings From The Scriptures

Commentary for Trinity 4

Sunday Readings for 28 June 2015

Trinity 4 – Proper 8 – Year B

Wisdom 1.13–15; 2.23–24         2 Corinthians 8.7–15          Mark 5.21-43

Wisdom gives us a clear and even trenchant statement about the nature of God’s work in Creation, enabling us to distinguish clearly between the essential, inherent goodness of life itself, and those forces which are opposed to life. 628 more words

Bible Commentary

I didn't celebrate

Yesterday was an amazing day. I woke early to do some trail running in the beautiful foothills of the Salt Lake Valley. I planned the run to be early enough in the morning so I could avoid the heat that was forecast to approach close to 100 degrees for the day; I don’t handle heat very well. 613 more words