Monthly Archives: September 2007

Burma’s Burning & the UN is full of doormats, not diplomats

John 12:42     Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue; I wonder how … Continue reading

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The Statue: Interpreting Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream

Daniel 2:31 “You looked, O king, and there before you stood a large statue-an enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance.  When I was in fifth grade, or Primary 7 as we called it back in Scotland, a Bible exhibition came … Continue reading

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Seeing Jesus – the work of the church is to bring others to Christ

John 12:21     They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.”  This is one of my favorite verses from the Bible because it encapsulates the work … Continue reading

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Defying Dictators – why Lee Bollinger was right

Daniel 2:18    He urged them to plead for mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that he and his friends might not be executed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.  A lot has … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Isle

Daniel 2:4 Then the astrologers answered the king in Aramaic,”O king, live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will interpret it.”   I studied Aramaic for a year at seminary. It’s a bit like Biblical Hebrew, but not … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions – Doctrine

1 Timothy 4:16           Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.   Doctrine is a word that we don’t use very often these days. We tend … Continue reading

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Stushie’s World

Welcome to Stushie’s Stuff – a page of religious devotionals and political cartoons. Whose says that you can’t link Church with State???

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