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William Wilberforce and The Abolition of The Slave Trade

John Henry Kruger admitted to being decidedly against the abolition of the slave trade but

had no objection in going onto a committee on it, He had heard much about benevolence and humanity but where were they to look for a just compensation for their losses?Were individuals to be sacrificed at the shrine of public humanity?

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September 17

Our Plans and God’s, Part 2

Judges 20:14-28 “the children of Israel arose and went up to the house of God to inquire of God. They said, “Which of us shall go up first to battle against the children of Benjamin?” The LORD said, “Judah first!” 604 more words


ON THIS DAY: August 24, 2017

August 24th is

Pluto Demoted Day *

Strange Music Day *

Vesuvius Day *

Waffle Iron Day *

William Willberforce Day *

Sack Like a Visigoth Day *  1,037 more words


Including the excluded - Take Two

Here is the second of this week’s sermons on the gospel reading for last Sunday from Matthew – the somewhat problematic story of Jesus rejecting a plea for healing from a Canaanite woman because she is not one of the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 1,947 more words



Kath’s database in FamilySearch’s Genealogies has “Connections” in its title as a simple way of defusing objections such as, “What have all these Cumberland folk got to do with Filey?”  For the most part they are Kath’s forebears. 286 more words



In an article published online by the New Zealand Herald on 4 July 2017, entitled “What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted: The Untold Story of Teen Suicide in the North,” I read of the harrowing, silent crises that ordinary New Zealanders face every day. 720 more words

Henry Venn (Church Missionary Society)-2 July 2017

Henry Venn (Church Missionary Society – remembered on 1st July
Venn, Henry (1796-1873)Anglican missions administrator and theorist

Venn was born at Clapham, London, into a leading evangelical Anglican family. 189 more words