Thursday 5 March 2020
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I was recently reading Genesis 41 and was struck by v. 56: When the famine was spread over all the face of the earth, then Joseph opened all the storehouses… Genesis 41:56 (NASB) It reminded me of the Flood narrative … Continue reading
Monday 25 December 2017
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Merry Christmas. Here is my card design for this year, which I’ve called Road to Jerusalem. Jerusalem, not Bethlehem? It isn’t really so far away and it is where the Christmas story is leading to. Two of the gospel writers … Continue reading
Tuesday 21 November 2017
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Advertising agencies have had a good year when it comes to displaying their religious illiteracy. I commented earlier this year on how Tesco thought some alcohol could make Good Friday better and now Greggs have released a Christmas advert which … Continue reading
Sunday 31 July 2016
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I recently read an intriguing book called God’s Blueprint by Christopher Knight. Although explicitly not a Christian book it’s premise is that there are too many coincidences in how the world fits together. The key examples are the relationship of … Continue reading
Friday 18 April 2014
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Good Friday brings opportunities to reflect on the Passion story and, while it is a familiar narrative to me, sometimes something new comes to mind. This morning the walk of witness down Cowley Road was very well attended. It wasn’t … Continue reading
Wednesday 20 March 2013
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I am keeping up with the New Testament in a Year plan that is being followed at St Clement’s and today’s reading is from the first half of Luke 4. I have lost count of how many times I have … Continue reading
Thursday 20 September 2012
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I see that another story is breaking across the news about the discovery of ancient manuscript evidence that Jesus had a wife. Setting aside, of course, a couple of minor points such as it being dated two or three centuries … Continue reading