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The Talmud – A Biography

I bought “The Talmud – A Biography: Banned, censored and burned. The book they couldn’t suppress” by Harry Freedman after hearing him deliver his talk as part of the Gibraltar Literary Festival 2014. This biography is a biography of a book. Not just … Continue reading

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Resting and Trusting

In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength. -Isaiah 30:15

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The King’s English – 100 phrases in 3 minutes

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We can “search the scriptures” and still miss it Olympically!

When Heaven Invades Earth: A Practical Guide to a Life of Miracles (Bill Johnson): Fear of deception has opened the door for a tragic movement among believers.  [….] This is the picture that many paint:  In one corner we have … Continue reading

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Questionnaire: Do you read the Bible?

(Photo Credit:  le vent le cri) If so, how?Do you follow any plan?Is your reading structured? methodical? totally random? Do you read using a printed Bible? Computer? iPhone? iPad?How do you keep reading? If not, why not? Just interested to … Continue reading

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The aggressive forgiveness we call grace…

All that passing laws against sin did was produce more lawbreakers. But sin didn't, and doesn't, have a chance in competition with the aggressive forgiveness we call grace. When it's sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. All sin can … Continue reading

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu – on the Bible

There’s nothing more radical, nothing more revolutionary, nothing more subversive against injustice and oppression than the Bible. If you want to keep people subjugated, the last thing you place in their hands is a Bible. —Archbishop Desmond Tutu, September 2008.

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