Richard

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Name: Richard
Date registered: March 3, 2012
URL: http://theconnexion.net/wp

Latest posts

  1. connexions: Easter message — April 21, 2014
  2. connexions: Hymn of the day — April 20, 2014
  3. connexions: Latest foodbank figures ’should shock and anger’ say Churches — April 15, 2014
  4. connexions: Hymn of the day — April 13, 2014
  5. connexions: The folk song of the church — April 9, 2014

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Apr 21 2014

connexions: Easter message

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14138


A poem by my friend Howard Ingham You led me to believe it was all about dying. You never told me life was involved, Thanks to the binds you were so set on tying. You led me to believe it was all about dying - You were lying. I plan on applying These principles until the issue is resolved. You led me [...]

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Apr 20 2014

connexions: Hymn of the day

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14134


Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia! Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia! Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the battle won, Alleluia! Death in vain forbids him rise, Alleluia! Christ has opened paradise, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death, [...]

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Apr 15 2014

connexions: Latest foodbank figures ’should shock and anger’ say Churches

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14119


900,000 needing to use foodbanks “should shock and anger us” Figures “should lead Government to examine why the post-Welfare Reform benefits system allows so many people to go hungry.” Leaders of the Methodist Church, Baptist Union of Great Britain and United Reformed Church have responded with concern to the latest figures from the Trussell Trust, released today. “These [...]

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Apr 13 2014

connexions: Hymn of the day

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14108


Jesus comes with all his grace, Comes to save a fallen race, Object of our glorious hope, Jesus comes to lift us up! Alleluia! Let the living stones cry out! Let the sons of Abraham shout! Praise we all our lowly King, Give him thanks, rejoice, and sing! Alleluia! He hath our salvation wrought, He our captive souls hath bought, He hath reconciled to God, He hath washed [...]

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Apr 09 2014

connexions: The folk song of the church

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14106


John Bell on the value of traditional tunes in worship Performance songs, whether they be from Handel’s Messiah or the latest album of a Christian rock-star were not primarily written for congregational purposes. But hymns have been and should always be intended for corporate use, enabling the people of God to sing their faith and praise [...]

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Apr 06 2014

connexions: Hymn of the day

Original post at http://theconnexion.net/wp/?p=14102


Captain of Israel’s host, and Guide Of all who seek the land above, Beneath Thy shadow we abide, The cloud of Thy protecting love; Our strength, Thy grace; our rule, Thy Word; Our end, the glory of the Lord. By Thine unerring Spirit led, We shall not in the desert stray; We shall not full direction need Nor miss our providential way; As far from [...]

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