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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 34

Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 34

Q & A 73
Q Which is the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment is, You shall not steal.*1

Q & A 74
Q What is required in the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment requires the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.*2

Q & A 75
Q What is forbidden in the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment forbids whatsoever does, or may, unjustly hinder our own, or our neighbor’s wealth or outward estate.*3

*1 Exodus 20:15; Deuteronomy 5:19.
*2 Leviticus 25:35; Ephesians 4:28b; Philippians 2:4.
*3 Proverbs 28:19 ff; 1 Timothy 5:8.

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Worship As God’s Work Of Building Up The Church (via Hughes Oliphant Old)

Corporate worship: a divine work, a saving work of God.

It is the Holy Spirit who purifies our worship by his continual work of sanctification. As the Spirit purifies the worshippers, the worship is made pure. When we worship, having our minds enlightened by the Spirit, our lives cleansed by the Spirit, our wills moved by the Spirit, and our hearts warmed by the Spirit, then our worship is transformed from being merely a human work into being a divine work.
Hughes Oliphant Old, Worship, Westminster John Knox Press, 2002, pg 6.

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Sweet Potato Noodles

I got a liking for these when we were on a Paleo diet kick.
None of our local Asian stores carried them. I think they may be more of a Korean thing.
Now at Woolwoths. But the packets are a bit on the small side.

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Guy Annoys Girlfriend With Puns At IKEA

One of my daughters ordered me to watch this.
Anyone who regularly looks at this blog should know why.

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More Felicity

A little video from Wednesday night for those who aren’t closer.
Lights in the room were dimmed.

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Footy Tipping 2015 – NRL Round 25 / AFL Round 22

How can there be only two nights a week when there’s no football.
Fremantle almost held out, Port showed why this season has been a waste for them, Geelong don’t deserve to be in finals, and Melbourne have a long, long way to go.
NRL holds up its grand tradition of being a shamozzle.

NRL (last round 4/8; season tally 103/176)
Brisbane (although this is a Souths ‘on’ week)
North Queensland
Wests (I don’t know why)
Saint George

AFL (last round 5/9; season tally 126/180)
Geelong (Only because Collingwood are untippable)
Greater Western Sydney (at home)
North Melbourne
Port Adelaide
West Coast

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Felicity Rae

I met Felicity Rae Loef on her birthday, last night.
Here she is with her dad, a bit earlier.
More later.