"Preparing the way of the Lord
" could find its way into sermons on a wide variety of subjects.
* The new Department of Constitutional Affairs will consume the Scottish and Welsh offices and will eventually see the abolition of the post of Lord Chancellor and the creation of a new Supreme Court to replace the Lords
' judicial functions.
That, at least, is what we are told by the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965): "The church has always held the Sacred Scriptures in no less reverence than it accords the Lord
's body itself" (Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, no.
In like respect, Saint Augustine has written, `Run through all the words of the holy prayers (in Scripture) and I do not think that you will find anything in them that is not contained and included in the Lord
's Prayer.' (quoted in C.C.C., n.
Chancellor intends to remove the law lords from this House and yet when it comes to the relationship between the judiciary and the executive we continue to have a relationship of deep intimacy'.
John launches into a tirade against the crowds who seek to be baptized, going right to the heart of their self-righteousness when he calls them "offspring/brood of vipers." John continues attacking their heritage as he mocks their proud phrase, "We have Abraham as our father/ancestor," and points out that "even now the ax is lying at the root of [their family] tree." What the Lord
seeks is "good fruit," not simply pious prayers and hand wringing.
Lord Beith was part of a committee of six members of the Lords
, known as peers, set up by Lords Speaker Norman Fowler - who has now welcomed their findings.
But, when asked, the council said it would be "impossible to quantify financially" how much cash the Lord
Mayor generates for the city.
Senior Labour peer Lord Soley said rogue peers should be subject to immediate suspension from the Lords
when scandals break.
WINTER PRAISE "Bless the Lord
, winter cold and summer heat; sing praise to him and highly exalt him forever.
Mayor's parade has a great history of affection among Liverpool people.
Written by a devout Christian who is pro-literature and pro-fun, yet at the same time aware of the vulnerabilities of the developing minds of young Christian children, Harry Potter, Narnia, and the Lord
of the Rings: What You Need to Know About Fantasy Books and Movies is a balanced appraisal of the positive and negative influences that popular fantasy novels and movies can have upon the Christian youth of today.