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  • The Surprise Of The Rich Man And His Attempt To ...

    Contributed by Philip Gill on May 29, 2008

    The surprise of the rich man and his attempt to fix things up is a bit like the story of the young assistant curate who, while pedaling his bike to a pastoral visit, sees Jesus walking through town heading in the direction of his church. He races back to the vicarage and rouses the vicar. He more

  • While I Was Flat On My Back, Sick And Feeling ...

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jun 29, 2007

    While I was flat on my back, sick and feeling sorry for myself last Sunday morning I turned the radio on for a VERY short time. Ian McNamara played an interview with Kylie and Wesley Herron who were special guests at the launching of a new Royal Australian Navy vessel the patrol boat HMAS more

  • Martin Of Tours Was A Roman Soldier And A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 13, 2003
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    Martin of Tours was a Roman soldier and a Christian. One cold winter day, as he was entering a city, a beggar stopped him and asked for alms. Martin had no money; but the beggar was blue and shivering with cold, and Martin gave what he had. He took off his soldier’s coat, worn and frayed as it was; more

  • There Was A Preacher In 19th Century Scandinavia ...  PRO

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 13 ratings

    There was a preacher in 19th century Scandinavia who, in the vestry one Sunday morning, heard that the King would be present at worship. Understandably rattled he ditched his well prepared sermon and spoke on and on about the Christian virtues of their King. Even though the King said nothing more

  • I Am Baptised!  PRO

    Contributed by Philip Gill on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 3 ratings

    I am Baptised! Apparently Martin Luther, the great 16th figure of the reformation used to take great comfort from these words. When it seemed to him that the whole church had left the precepts of the Gospel, when he was under scrutiny from Church officials as to the truth of his beliefs, more