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A fellow traveller

I have found a traveller who got further than me with memorizing Romans, and who I think used a different method as well (perhaps that’s why?!) but I love what he says on this post about Romans 8 and the … Continue reading

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Seven Facebook Book Covers

Okay, here are the book covers I would have put on Facebook but haven’t had time to!  There are only seven, because the first three I posted on Facebook already. And in fact they’re not book covers, just the titles.  … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Reading Public Part One

It’s a rare novel that has taken off if it deals with Jesus.  Sure, those novels are worthy and deal with deep issues, but you’re unlikely to find a bestseller (the Bible itself excluded, not being fiction!) that has used … Continue reading

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Jesus and Harry Potter

  Can you read Harry Potter and be a Christian?  More importantly, can you read Terry Pratchett and still be a Christian?  These questions are perhaps a bit provocative.  There will be those who will argue fervently that reading such … Continue reading

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Luke 9

Luke 9 the Reading Just read this one through, and I’m struck by what David Pawson said about Luke, that it is the most loved of the gospels, but the least read (about 3 mins in).  For example, I am very … Continue reading

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Looking for Luke

something of worth, the more distinct and rarefied and precious it is? Continue reading

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Ordinary Miracles

I have been meaning to share something of Molly Hawkin’s very readable, down to earth, and yet supernatural book, Ordinary Miracles, but now that she has put a website up making her book even more accessible, I simply direct you … Continue reading

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The Art of Hiding

Just finished reading my first book on Kindle – thought I would announce that as it’s a rather special book, written by a friend.  Check out my Amazon review Unusual and provoking to see some other reviews and also to purchase it … Continue reading

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Journal Musings

I have made previous entries where I have included comments from my journal, see Straight from my journal and Second helping of journal.  The grounds for inclusion are that on re-reading (which I do not always remember to do!) these phrases jump … Continue reading

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Testimony of a Trappist monk

Before he was converted, Thomas Merton was brought up by parents who were not really self-proclaiming Christians.  I’m reading ‘Seven Storey Mountain’ now, which is his autobiography.  The work of his I have read so far, such as ‘No Man … Continue reading

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