I missed the fact that yesterday was the birth date of Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer of some of the most beautiful poems ever written. So, here is one of the more famous portions from her poetic novel Aurora Leigh. If you get a little lost in the middle portion, just skip on down more towards the
When I mentioned the other day the list of God’s good things, as per Charles Spurgeon, mentioned in this short video by Sara Groves about her song Open my Hands, I didn’t realise that that list is based mostly on the Westminster Catechism (though she mentions “the fruition of God’s presence”, which I thought was
Ignorance of Providence is the greatest of all miseries, and the knowledge of it the highest happiness. – John Calvin (Get your tissues out and read A Remembrance.)
I saw this article in Christianity Today (the Australian edition, which I didn’t actually know existed) by Sam Manchester about on facebook yesterday. It melds into various thoughts of late.
So, the School of Theology was excellent – perhaps even more excellent that I expected it to be. The talks will be up in audio soon, and are well worth a listen, and I believe there is to be a book. (And if you’re one of those people who likes to make stereotypes about “Sydney