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Monday 16 September

SAINTS CORNELIUS AND CYPRIAN 1 Timothy 2:1-8, Psalm 28, Luke 7:1-10 In love with people Those in authority have a difficult and lonely job. Roman dealings with Jesus were often harsh, but this centurion has the humility and insight not only to recognise the power and authority of Jesus, but to plead for his servant’s […]

Can You Bear It?

Bob Semple was a pioneer Labour MP in NZ with a colourful turn of phrase; e.g. of an opposing MP who had written his autobiography, he said “I could write his biography on the back of penny stamp with a carpenter’s pencil.” When accused of having timber in Australia, he said “I wouldn’t have enough […]