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Take up your cross

Traditional views can hinder a fair consideration of what the Scriptures really say. For example we have no trouble in visualising what Jesus meant by taking up one’s cross. Now, what was a cross for? In my mind I can’t … Continue reading

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Is God’s Name “I AM”?

In Scripture a name is more than what you put on your letterbox. We have an expression, “he made a name for himself”. This means he had done something or had become something that enhanced his reputation or a bad … Continue reading

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To your tents Oh Israel

This is Sunday 14th September 2014 and on Thursday the people of Scotland will be voting to be independent or to stay as part of the United Kingdom. Many who will vote YES for independence will be motivated by a … Continue reading

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The most important commandment

Which commandment comes first?   Mat 22:36-40   Master, which is the great commandment in the Law?Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.This … Continue reading

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Fred Sanger

The late Fred Sanger was twice awarded the Nobel Prize. The first was for working out the amino acid sequence for the insulin protein. He chose insulin because it is one of the simpler protein molecules and is easy to … Continue reading

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Traditional belief in the impossible

Let’s take an ordinary person – like me. Maybe nothing special to look at but fearfully and wonderfully made. System after system of enormous complexity making up my human body. For example, let us look at the digestive system that … Continue reading

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The traditional cross

  As far as we know, Christians in the first three centuries didn’t use the cross as a symbol. The popular symbols were of a shepherd carrying a lamb on his shoulders, an anchor, a vine and the fish sign. … Continue reading

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