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Exploring Ecclesiastes

The below is an essay on Ecclesiastes I did. The question was ‘The ‘enjoy life’ passages within Ecclesiastes sit as an apparent contradiction to the ‘Hebel’ of life; despite his incongruity, these passages provide enormous insight into both the ‘wisdom’ … Continue reading

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The temptation of chocolate

Mankind cannot help but follow two actions when presented with temptation. On the first action; consider a man who is addicted to chocolate. Imagine this addiction is life threatening and yet he continues to eat chocolate even though he knows … Continue reading

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Picking out the truth

George Carlin was an American comedian who sent his fans into roars of laughter with a brutally honest and often dirty style of comedy. He was a vocal critic of religion in general and his ‘Religion is bullshit’ skit is … Continue reading

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The French Revolution

I got the results back from a Church History essay. To be honest, I was aiming for a pass, so God was most gracious to allow me the fruit of a distinction. It was on the French Revolution; a subject … Continue reading

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The long hiatus and the road back to Sydney

It has been a while since I have posted anything. It is less that I haven’t got anything to say and more finding the time to say it and the appropriate words to frame it within. I have commenced work … Continue reading

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Tonga, and how it has changed me

It is a coolish Tuesday evening. Hannah and I walk around the block to our friend Elisabeth’s house. Hannah is speaking to her grandparents on the phone, which grants me the freedom to think and watch. As we come to … Continue reading

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Ruth 4

Here is the final sermon on Ruth that I have given. I think it’s ok; not spectacular but solid and I think helpful. Takes a differet approach to the scripture than some may have taken. Would be interested to know … Continue reading

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