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Posted 9 hours 39 min ago


Early this morning, I lay back in the bath for a few moments, to let the warm water ease my aching limbs. Looking through the bathroom window, beyond the taps and the toothbrushes, I could see May sunshine and blue sky, with a few wisps of white cloud: one fine morning. Time slips away.

Posted 21 hours 41 min ago

It was great to be joined by some of the young people from Crown Lane and Westhouse this morning. They led, testified and sang, and God's people were much blessed.

Posted 2 days 10 hours ago
The Church of Scotland is moving closer this week to endorsing same sex marriage, or 'equal marriage', as liberals prefer to call it. 

Reverend Scott Rennie, who supports equal marriage, said: "Loving marriages, whether they are gay or straight, can make for a good and happy life. Christ's love for us, his people, is reflected in loving relationships. Marriage is something to be celebrated. I look forward to the day when I am able to conduct weddings for all couples, gay or straight, in the name of God."

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In the Scriptures be the fat pastures of the soul; therein is no venomous meat, no unwholesome thing; they be the very dainty and pure feeding. He that is ignorant, shall find there what he should learn.

Thomas Cranmer

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Election time in Britain is a wonderful opportunity for politicians to speak more nonsense than usual. They're making all sorts of promises and bribes, paid for by borrowing more money that our children will have to repay. The picture below just shows what nonsense some of them talk. The NHS, that beloved symbol of national life, is often wheeled out to get some clown re-elected. 
"Do not trust in princes".
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Christians are always banging on about good books that everybody else should read. Such recommendations usually put me off; I prefer to discover my own gems than go a'digging by other men's treasure maps. Yet here I am, recommending a book. So powerful is this book, I'm considering buying copies to give to my congregation (it's a small congregation, I know).