Deliver

Deliver us from evil The Lord's Prayer - Part 16 The Lord's Prayer is finished. Or at least it is with Luke's Gospel, which ends with Lead us not into temptation. Matthew's version goes on to say deliver us from evil, or from the evil one. This is not surprising. Matthew was writing for a …

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Lead

Some years ago I worked in a factory that had some tasks done by robots. The factory was already pretty much mechanised, as you would expect for a company supplying parts to the car industry. But each machine did one simple task. Robots, however, are multitasking. Put in the instructions and off they go doing …

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Give

'Tis the season to be thinking about giving. The tradition of Christmas gifts is one I like, finding the right gift can be a difficult thing though, people are difficult to please. Actually they are not. People are easy to please, we just tie ourselves in knots trying too hard. People like gifts as it …

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Earth

The future breaks into the present. My parents in law used to live in Ripon, North Yorkshire. A family visit to them meant also a visit to Lightwater Valley theme park. Much to our youngest daughters disappointment many of the rides were height restricted, and while her older siblings were allowed to ride the scary …

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