Re: From the crest of Olivet...

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Citizen Chaz

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Apr 15, 2012, 5:33:13 PM4/15/12
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On Sat, 14 Apr 2012 00:57:26 +0200, E Bmums <e44...@rppkn.com> wrote:

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>"From the crest of Olivet, Jesus looked upon Jerusalem. Fair and
>peaceful was the scene spread out before Him. It was the season of the
>Passover, and from all lands the children of Jacob had gathered there to
>celebrate the great national festival. In the midst of gardens and
>vineyards, and green slopes studded with pilgrims’ tents, rose the
>terraced hills, the stately palaces, and massive bulwarks of Israel’s
>capital. The daughter of Zion seemed in her pride to say, "I sit a
>queen, and shall see no sorrow;" as lovely then, and deeming herself as
>secure in Heaven’s favor, as when, ages before, the royal minstrel sang,
>"Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion,"
>"the city of the great King." Psalm 48:2. In full view were the
>magnificent buildings of the temple. The rays of the setting sun lighted
>up the snowy whiteness of its marble walls, and gleamed from golden gate
>and tower and pinnacle. "The perfection of beauty" it stood, the pride
>of the Jewish nation. What child of Israel could gaze upon the scene
>without a thrill of joy and admiration! But far other thoughts occupied
>the mind of Jesus. "When He was come near, He beheld the city, and wept
>over it." Luke 19:41. Amid the universal rejoicing of the triumphal
>entry, while palm branches waved, while glad hosannas awoke the echoes
>of the hills, and thousands of voices declared Him king, the world’s
>Redeemer was overwhelmed with a sudden and mysterious sorrow. He, the
>Son of God, the Promised One of Israel, whose power had conquered death,
>and called its captives from the grave, was in tears, not of ordinary
>grief, but of intense, irrepressible agony."

Well after all that I hope he got a bigger dressing room than the
puppets.


- Citizen Chaz

Ken "Stumpy" Pepys

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Apr 20, 2012, 6:54:41 AM4/20/12
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> >"From the crest of Olivet, Jesus looked upon Jerusalem. Fair and
> >peaceful was the scene spread out before Him. It was the season of the
> >Passover, and from all lands the children of Jacob had gathered there to
> >celebrate the great national festival. In the midst of gardens and
> >vineyards, and green slopes studded with pilgrims’ tents, rose the

>
> Well after all that I hope he got a bigger dressing room than the
> puppets.

"Welcome to Jerusalem, gentlemen; there's a slight problem with your reservations. Nothing serious, I'm afraid."

Ken "Stumpy" Pepys

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Apr 20, 2012, 7:17:55 AM4/20/12
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> >"From the crest of Olivet, Jesus looked upon Jerusalem. Fair and
> >peaceful was the scene spread out before Him. It was the season of the
> >Passover, and from all lands the children of Jacob had gathered there to
> >celebrate the great national festival. In the midst of gardens and
> >vineyards, and green slopes studded with pilgrims’ tents, rose the

>
> Well after all that I hope he got a bigger dressing room than the
> puppets.

"How are we going to feed a festival crowd with these few loaves and fishes?"

Ken "Stumpy" Pepys

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Apr 21, 2012, 5:01:30 PM4/21/12
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> >Passover, and from all lands the children of Jacob had gathered there to
> >celebrate the great national festival. In the midst of gardens and
> >up the snowy whiteness of its marble walls, and gleamed from golden gate
> >and tower and pinnacle. "The perfection of beauty" it stood, the pride
> >of the Jewish nation. What child of Israel could gaze upon the scene
>
> Well after all that I hope he got a bigger dressing room than the
> puppets.

Look, I think you should know, at this point the Pharisees AND the
Nazarenes have refused to distribute your new scroll.


Jeff Berry

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Apr 23, 2012, 9:59:22 AM4/23/12
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In article <b3959813-23b9-4495...@f5g2000vbt.googlegroups.com>,
Oh, and Jerusalem has been cancelled. It's alright, it's not a big
religious town.

JB
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Citizen Chaz

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Apr 25, 2012, 7:00:30 PM4/25/12
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On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:46:12 +0200, E Bmums <e44...@rppkn.com> wrote:

> ...The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan

I like to think of myself as somewhere in the middle. A bit like
lukewarm water.


- Citizen Chaz

Citizen Chaz

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Apr 25, 2012, 7:07:45 PM4/25/12
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On Wed, 25 Apr 2012 15:46:12 +0200, E Bmums <e44...@rppkn.com> wrote:

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> from the mirrors
>below.
>

Are they black?

- Citizen Chaz

Ken "Stumpy" Pepys

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Apr 30, 2012, 7:22:28 AM4/30/12
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"You're a naughty one, saucy Caiaphas!"
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