Tag Archives: resurrection

Fake news and the influence of the powerful has been around since the first Easter morning.

This is the text for my letter from the vicarage for May 2017. I am writing this on the day when Theresa May announced a snap general election. Already I am feeling, “No! Not another election!!” We’ve had the Scottish … Continue reading

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Jesus is…

Easter Sunday, Jesus is risen.  This is Jesus, and this is why Jesus does not need our acceptance.

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A glorious summary of the person and work of Christ by Thomas Boston

Thomas Boston, the Ettrick Shepherd, was a Christ-centred preacher, a model for preachers today, as Andrew Thompson writes: We have only to look into his sermons in order to see what a blessed extent his practice realized his aim. His … Continue reading

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Bible by the Beach – Kent Hughes

I didn’t jot much down in Kent Hughes’ talk on 1 Peter 1 at Bible by the Beach, not because what Kent said wasn’t good, just that it was then end of the day. BBTB Kent Hughes. Today there is … Continue reading

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Bible by the Beach – Greg Venables

These are my sketchy notes, taken on my old Palm E2, at Greg Venables’ talks at Bible by the Beach. They are my notes, which means I will not have written Greg’s words verbatim, they are a collection of headings, … Continue reading

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Come people of the risen king

Happy Easter – Christ is risen!

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How can we be happy?

I might be out of touch.  Can anyone tell me how long our nations leaders, thinkers and shakers been talking about measuring the success of the country in terms of general well-being (GWB)? Are GDP and human rights are passée? … Continue reading

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