Category Archives: Bible

Touching the hem of Christ’s Vestments.


MrC’s comments of ‘SAFEGUARDING: FOLLOW-UP TO THE CHICHESTER COMMISSARIES’ REPORTS FOREWORD BY THE ARCHBISHOPS OF CANTERBURY AND YORK’ Tomorrow there will be a discussion concerning the safeguarding procedures in relation to the abuse of children and vulnerable adults as it … Continue reading

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The cat napping on the Fence.


‘ENCYCLICAL LETTER LUMEN FIDEI, ON FAITH’ MrC  has a bit of a funny position in the great scheme of things, balancing on the edge of Catholicism and liberalism and extremists on both sides take pot shots at the cat on … Continue reading

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Waiting to die or to be raised? From Good Friday to Easter to Good Friday.


Waiting to die or to be raised? Living in isolation, more or less, is particularly hard if memories of a previous time of abundant social contact, and happy contact often, become a constant reminder of the contrast in what was … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the excrement in Jerusalem in the time of ‘Our Lord’?


  The Romans were very advanced in their dealing with the effluence of humanity and presumably in the time of Pontius Pilate the Roman’s, at least had adequate sanitation.  But what of the excrement of the generic population? Sure, many … Continue reading

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Noah, The Koala and Fundamentalist Evangelicalism


To what extent is evangelistic ‘Christianity’ allied to the literal interpretation of the writings of the Bible?  The abandonment of reason in favour of rejection of science in order to adhere to literal interpretation is worrying.  Koalas and Kangaroos are … Continue reading

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Challenge to you. Explain Christianity.


Why should anyone be a Christian? What is the basic message that you would put to someone enquiring about the Christian Faith? What are the essential pieces of information that one needs to convey the Christian faith? Or is it … Continue reading

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Moving on……


Faithful followers of this blog know that MrC has poked fun at a lot of people and occasionally pointed out some really bad behaviour by others.  I am not without sin either and it is not a perfect blog by … Continue reading

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Planning to be bad today? Don’t be surprised if you are.


I had made plans recently, quite important plans in many ways, ones that would have altered the things I might expect to change most days of the week pretty radically for many years.  I had discussed the ideas around these … Continue reading

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‘Hate’ is such a useful word at times


If someone says, ‘I hate you’, or ‘I love you’, what do they really mean? The subtlety of language has occupied my mind for many years.  Not so much the grammatical aspects, nor so much the logic of sentences in … Continue reading

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what does it mean…Church?


Now here’s a thought.  What is the church about?  Is it to worship God who made all things?  Is it to evangelise, to spread the message of Christ as saviour to all people?  Is it to bring help to the … Continue reading

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