Monthly Archives: March 2013

Barabbas again.

So, on Good Friday I posted about being Barabbas.  A man who deserves nothing good. And I’ve been thinking more about it over the last 48 hours.  I’ve been thinking about his name.  His name means ‘son of the father’.  … Continue reading

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I am Barabbas.

Today I tweeted this: Today I am Barabbas. A man who deserves nothing good, freed in the place of One who deserves nothing bad. #sacrifice #GoodFriday — Nick Parish (@Longingtobeholy) March 29, 2013 And it got a bunch of retweets … Continue reading

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God’s Provision, God’s protection, God’s rule.

Ever had one of those experiences where reading the Bible just blows you away? It wasn’t the story, or the truth that hit me this time.  It was the cohesion. We were wrapping up our study of Deuteronomy in youth … Continue reading

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Who should I pray for?

I write this following on from the God52 challenge this week.  But I’ll come back to that at the end… A while back, we had a few talks at school that covered some of the basics of the Christian faith.  … Continue reading

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words, words, words, words, Word.

“Sweetheart, go to the toilet and then go back to bed”. My first words this morning.  At 2:20. “No, it’s the middle of the night, it’s not time to be awake.” That’s how my second interaction started (At 4:43) words. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines: The Holy Habit of Purity.

So, it’s the 19th of the month.  And that means the latest spiritual disciplines post has gone live over at @bigbible.  This month it’s on purity.  I’d love it if you popped over to have a look and, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Comic Relief.

Last night, I tweeted this: Struggling with the juxtaposition of highly paid people asking for money for the poor… There was (unusually!) some response to this.  I clearly wasn’t the only one who felt this way (either that, or the … Continue reading

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