Trials and Temptations

Last Thursday evening I was at Enfield Sign Church for their fortnightly bible study. Laurie helped us to understand the letter of James from the New Testament. We  looked at Chapter 1, which in some Bibles is shown as ‘Trials and temptations.’ We talked about the difference between ‘Trial’ and ‘Temptations’, and I have to […]

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George Herbert

Did you know that hymn singing in the Church of England has only been allowed since 1820? Before then the music in churches and cathedrals was strictly controlled and was very austere. The free churches, such as Methodists did use hymns and it was after a controversy at a church in Sheffield where hymns had […]

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All are from the dust, and to dust all return.

I am about to make war on dust! Over the last few days I have had new double glazed windows and doors fitted downstairs. It is great… window that open and lock and the house should now be much warmer. Before they started I was told there would be no mess and after they had […]

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Ancient History

No visit to the Natural History Museum is complete without a visit to the Dinosaur Gallery. I don’t remember this from when I was a child, but then I don’t think dinosaurs were as popular then as they are now. We had to queue for 30 mins to get in – that is how popular […]

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God’s creation

Last week my neighbour and children came to visit and on Thursday we headed off to the Natural History museum. It is over 40 years since I visited this museum and the one thing I remember is the Blue Whale. Even now it is impressive – so huge and yet feeds on microscopic insects you […]

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