Archive for January, 1970

WHITER than SNOW!

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

"Cleanse me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow." (Psalm 51:7 NIVUK)  While on holiday, my wife and I went into a pub-restaurant for a meal. It was one of those establishments where you order your food at the bar. Standing in the queue, my ears […]

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GREAT big GOD!

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

"Yet you desired faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place." (Psalm 51:6 NIVUK)  OMNISCIENT (all-knowing) – OMNIPOTENT (all-powerful) – OMNIPRESENT (all-embracing). BIG words, but then, He is a HUGE God. Such things might frighten those who have a wrong understanding. But, Scripture teaches that the LORD always seeks what […]

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DO-BE-DO-BE-DO

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

"Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me." (Psalm 51:5 NIVUK)  Some graffiti seen scrawled on the wall of a (posh) toilet: "To DO is to BE," (Socrates). "To BE is to DO," (Jean-Paul Sartre). "DO-BE-DO-BE-DO," (Louis Armstrong).  Today’s verse from Holy Scripture confirms that we are sinful in […]

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SIN goes VIRAL

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

"Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge." (Psalm 51:4)  Hyperbole – extreme exaggeration to emphasise a point. Is that what David is doing here while insisting that he has sinned ONLY against the LORD? I […]

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GOD, the GRIME-BUSTER!

Thursday, January 1st, 1970

"For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me." (Psalm 51:3 NIVUK)  My housekeeping tips from yesterday seemed to catch the eye, so here goes again with another true illustration from the scintillating existence of a 21st century man! Confession – I love to vacuum carpets. It gives such a sense of […]

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