This is the passage about the woman in the well, but to explain the cartoons I have to explain that the brunette is Skye, the sister of the redhead (Sam), who is married to the chap with the beard (Zed), and Skye is a disaster, liberal type, while Sam is…

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Last night was the last ever school prizegiving I need to go to for my children. My younger son sits his year 13 exams over the next two weeks. And, therefore, his mother flew down from Auckland. We managed to get everyone to the hall before the ceremony started. After…

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I sent a note to Mundabor that I’m raising my cup of morning coffee (needed it is) to the Papists. For they turned back the tide that would dilute the teaching on divorce. Now, this teaching is one the Reformed do not agree with. But want to. Calvin feared divorce,…

Read More Two cheers for the Papists [Rev 5]

Lectionary Quotage

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Lectionary Quotage

My comment on a post at Empath’s (thanks Elspeth, for linking to this) When I was almost divorced, when I thought I was to be divorced, when I lived alone with my small dog in an apartment with my family back min our large house on acreage against a lake…

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It is going to be difficult to write about the text today. We had a tragedy locally over the summer and it’s just been written up in the Herald.  A man, separated form his wife and children, murdered the children and then suicided. The Herald has all the court documents…

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I have always considered this applies to my church. The Reformed have toe or three flaws: we tend to intellectualize; we tend to distrust emotions, and we manage to acquire wealth. One of the signs people consider to see if you are of the elect — incorrectly, as the passage…

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