Acts 17:31

more genius from Adam4d Acts 17:31 “For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead.”

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Fury

warning – plenty of spoilers! What happens to a principled Christian man when they’re thrust into the horror of war? How does someone committed to grace and mercy cope with the brutal requirements of combat? Brad Pitt’s latest movie, Fury¬†[IMDB],¬†seeks to draw us into these questions as we travel along with a battle-weary Sherman tank […]

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The Four Courtrooms of James 2:1-13

I preached through James 2:1-13 this past Sunday and was struck in my preparation with the repeated use of the theme of the courtroom and the law by James. 4 times, the theme is used and they show the progression of argument that James makes. James2:3 If you show special attention to the man wearing […]

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How to Properly Write a Court Judgement

Courtesy of my fellow Stand Firm blogger Allan Haley (no mean slouch in the court room himself) comes this brilliant judgement from a judge in the South of Texas. Well worth reading through to the bottom line (every pun intended) for sheer genius. You’ll be abreast of what he’s trying to achieve from the very […]

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The 85 Year Experiment

Another fascinating article, this time from instant fundas. The pitch drop experiment began in 1927 when Professor Thomas Parnell of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, set out to demonstrate to his students that some substances that appear to be solid are in fact very high viscous fluids. He used tar pitch, a derivative […]

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Full Judgement of B&B Case Now Available

h/t to Thinking Anglicans. Here's the pdf and here are what I think are the key excerpts: 8. In our parliamentary democracy it is for parliament to frame laws which reflect these changes in attitude or which give a lead to such changes. Whatever may have been the position in past centuries it is no […]

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A Key Implication of the Resurrection

We've started preaching through Acts at church. There's a repeated theme that will keep cropping up, because the Apostles insist on saying it a lot… Acts 17:31 For [God] has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man [Jesus] he has appointed. He has given proof of this to […]

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