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My Jesus I Love Thee – Sunday Songs

My Jesus I Love Thee.
Words: William Ralph Featherstone (at the age of 16!).
Music: Adoniram Judson Gordon.

Rendition by Gary Chapman.

The lyrics:
My Jesus, I love thee, I know thou art mine;
for thee all the follies of sin I resign;
my gracious Redeemer, my Savior art thou;
if ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.
I love thee because thou hast first loved me
and purchased my pardon on Calvary’s tree;
I love thee for wearing the thorns on thy brow;
if ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.
I’ll love thee in life, I will love thee in death,
and praise thee as long as thou lendest me breath,
and say when the deathdew lies cold on my brow:
If ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.
In mansions of glory and endless delight,
I’ll ever adore thee in heaven so bright;
I’ll sing with the glittering crown on my brow:
If ever I loved thee, my Jesus, ’tis now.

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 31

Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 31

Chapter 19 – Of the Law of God (Cont.) (Paragraphs 3-5)

III. Besides this law, commonly called moral, God was pleased to give to the people of Israel, as a Church under age, ceremonial laws, containing several typical ordinances, partly of worship, prefiguring Christ, his graces, actions, sufferings, and benefits; and partly holding forth various instructions of moral duties. All which ceremonial laws are now abrogated under the New Testament.
IV. To them also, as a body politic, he gave sundry judicial laws, which expired together with the state of that people, not obliging any other, now, further than the general equity thereof may require.
V. The moral law does forever bind all, as well justified persons as others, to the obedience thereof; and that not only in regard of the matter contained in it, but also in respect of the authority of God the Creator who gave it. Neither does Christ in the gospel any way dissolve, but much strengthen, this obligation.

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Saturday Night Entertainment

For some reason we didn't know there was a fire alarm going at our holiday apartment block until the fire brigade arrived.
Eventually we wandered outside.
It's still reasonably warm.
If this was home we probably would have taken our chances inside.
Seemed like a false alarm.

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Mary Poppins Pedestrian Crossing Lights

Bazaar Street, Maryborough (QLD) has Mary Poppins pedestrian crossing lights in honor of author P.L. Travers, who was born in the town.