the Five Towns of Arnold Bennett ...
were actually six.
THE RETURN OF THE FRUIT
In an earlier life, these routes were branded and promoted (with special fares offers) ...
This is an odd one. Formerly running via Abbey Hulton with part of the service extended to Baddeley Green ...
Raspberry 6 group
now we come to the 7s, 8s and 9s. Too much for one day; we'll have another go tomorrow!
It's not just Rail Fares that are Daft
En route the pilgrims would sing songs; effectively the pop music of ancient Israel. Ancient Greek called these songs "psalmos", meaning "songs sung to a harp". Often they recongnised God's supremacy and mankind's inate inferiority. These words are from Psalm 8.
When I look at the sky, which you have made,
at the moon and the stars, which you set in their place;
what are human beings, that you think of them;
mere mortals, that you care for them?
But yet, says the song writer, humans are very special in the eyes of God.
Yet you made them a little lower only to yourself;
you crowned them with glory and honour.
You appointed them rulers over everything you made.
Right at the very back of the temple was a small perfectly square room. In it was the Ark (box) of the Covenant (ten commandments), a searched for by some cinematographic Raiders.
You would need forgiveness, wouldn't you, to have a meaningful relationship with an utterly good God. God could never permit anything, or anyone, to enter into his perfect world unless they were completely clean.
Thanks to Christmas it may be possible.