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About localpreacherforkliftdriver

I am currently a Methodist Minister in the Huddersfield Circuit with pasoral charge of Hade edge, Scholes, Parkwood and Bradley churches. Views are my own.

Christian Art and the Bible – Mark 9: 2-13

The Transfiguration2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3 and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one[a] on … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Mark 7: 24-30

Mark 7:24-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Syrophoenician Woman’s Faith 24 From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Luke 2: 22-52

Splits in to two section, verses 22-40 & 40-52. Luke 2:22-52New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Is Presented in the Temple 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Luke 2: 15-21

This is slightly behind as it was part of the reading for Christmas Day! Luke 2:15-21New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible

Phillippe de Champaigne – The Nativity In my current circuit, it was decided to use a different lectionary this coming year created by the circuit staff. For festivals and special occasions the traditional readings are kept. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Rhodes Road Trip – Part 3 (Prasonisi (also Prassoníssi) cape is a part of the island of Rhodes)

We decided to see a bit more of the Island this time and travelled down the coast to the southern tip to Prasonisi. At this time of the year the water level is low enough that the island becomes joined … Continue reading

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Rhodes Road Trip – Part 2 (Monastery of the Virgin Skiadenis)

When ever we go anywhere, particularly if Charlotte is directing or driving we often go off the beaten track. On the way down the coast road as soon as she saw a sign for a monastery we did a quick … Continue reading

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