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  • trygvesson@aol.com
    Cheryl, Greetings! Great quote: where are you citing it from? I d be very interested to know the original source. Thanks! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 17, 2006
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      Cheryl,
       
      Greetings! Great quote: where are you citing it from? I'd be very interested to know the original source.
       
      Thanks!
       
      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      Christopher Coombes
      Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
      Lynchburg, VA
      Member, Triangle RPC
      RPCNA
       
      In a message dated 3/17/2006 7:57:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, cheryl@... writes:
      I bind unto myself today the strong name of the trinity,
      by invocation of the same, the Three in One, the One in Three.

      I bind this day to me forever by power of faith Christ's incarnation,
      His baptism in the Jordan river, his death on the cross for my salvation;
      His bursting from the spiced tomb, his riding up the heavenly way,
      His coming at the day of doom I bind unto myself today.

      I bind unto myself today the power of God to hold and lead,
      His eye to watch, his might to stay, his ear to harken to my need,
      The wisdom of my God to teach, his hand to guide, his shield to ward,
      The Word of God to give me speech, his heavenly host to be my guard.

      Christ be with me, Christ within me,
      Christ behind me, Christ before me,
      Christ beside me, Christ to win me;
      Christ to comfort and restore me;
      Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
      Christ in quiet, Christ in danger,
      Christ in hearts of all that love me,
      Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.

      I bind unto myself the name, the strong name of the Trinity,
      By invocation of the same, the Three in One, and One in Three,
      Of whom all nature hath creation, eternal Father, Spirit, Word;
      Praise to the God of my salvation, salvation is of Christ the Lord!
      --Patrick, First Bishop of Ireland
      (AD 387-464)
       


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    • Cheryl Grenon
      Dear Christopher, I came across it on this blog which Douglas Wilson had linked to on his blog. Cheryl ... From: trygvesson@aol.com To:
      Message 2 of 6 , Mar 18, 2006
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        Dear Christopher,
         
        I came across it on this blog which Douglas Wilson had linked to on his blog
         
        Cheryl
        ----- Original Message -----
        Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 6:19 PM
        Subject: Re: [Covenanted Reformation] An Early Irish Covenanter?

        Cheryl,
         
        Greetings! Great quote: where are you citing it from? I'd be very interested to know the original source.
         
        Thanks!
         
        ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
        Christopher Coombes
        Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
        Lynchburg, VA
        Member, Triangle RPC
        RPCNA
         
        In a message dated 3/17/2006 7:57:42 PM Eastern Standard Time, cheryl@... writes:
        I bind unto myself today the strong name of the trinity,
        by invocation of the same, the Three in One, the One in Three.

        I bind this day to me forever by power of faith Christ's incarnation,
        His baptism in the Jordan river, his death on the cross for my salvation;
        His bursting from the spiced tomb, his riding up the heavenly way,
        His coming at the day of doom I bind unto myself today.

        I bind unto myself today the power of God to hold and lead,
        His eye to watch, his might to stay, his ear to harken to my need,
        The wisdom of my God to teach, his hand to guide, his shield to ward,
        The Word of God to give me speech, his heavenly host to be my guard.

        Christ be with me, Christ within me,
        Christ behind me, Christ before me,
        Christ beside me, Christ to win me;
        Christ to comfort and restore me;
        Christ beneath me, Christ above me,
        Christ in quiet, Christ in danger,
        Christ in hearts of all that love me,
        Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.

        I bind unto myself the name, the strong name of the Trinity,
        By invocation of the same, the Three in One, and One in Three,
        Of whom all nature hath creation, eternal Father, Spirit, Word;
        Praise to the God of my salvation, salvation is of Christ the Lord!
        --Patrick, First Bishop of Ireland
        (AD 387-464)
         


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      • trygvesson@aol.com
        In a message dated 3/18/2006 11:15:43 AM Eastern Standard Time, cheryl@grenon.org writes: Dear Christopher, I came across it on _this blog_
        Message 3 of 6 , Mar 18, 2006
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          In a message dated 3/18/2006 11:15:43 AM Eastern Standard Time, cheryl@... writes:
          "Dear Christopher,
           
          I came across it on this blog which Douglas Wilson had linked to on his blog
           
          Cheryl"
           
           
          Cheryl,
           
          Thank you for the reply. The blog does not list a source. In fact, I cannot anywhere find a single citation of an original source for the quote, though it is published on numerous papist websites and also many popular Irish sites. I briefly looked over Patrick's "Confessio" and did not see it there either. As time and resumed interest permit this summer, I may look further.
           
          BTW, Interesting quote, but frightening picture ;-)
           
          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
          Christopher Coombes
          Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
          Lynchburg, VA
          Member, Triangle RPC
          RPCNA


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        • Cheryl Grenon
          Dear Christopher, Agreed about the pic. You might find the parody of Evolution Sunday to be interesting. It contains the five points of Darwinism (THORN):
          Message 4 of 6 , Mar 18, 2006
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            Dear Christopher,
             
            Agreed about the pic.
             
            You might find the parody of Evolution Sunday to be interesting.  It contains the five points of Darwinism (THORN):
             
            Total Vulnerablity- we're at the mercy of nature
            Humanism- we must strive to advance a master race
            Oops- we're the product of chance, not design
            Resistance is Futile- you will be assimilated
            Natural Selection- (although it IS unconditional)
             
            or the Darwinist version of the Nicene Creed:
             
            I believe in the Bang Almighty,
            the Beginner of space and earth,
            and in the Primordial Goo, life's womb:

            In which life was conceived by complete chance,
            born as an amoeba,
            evolved into an insect,
            and then a worm, fish, and a whale.

            Thus the origin of mammals.

            The third billion year period it rose from the sea.

            It ascended onto the beach
            and crawled into the forest,
            where it became an ape
            so he could hide in the trees away from predators
            in order to stay living and not become dead.
            From whence it came down from the trees and began to farm, create religion, and have mortgages.

            I believe in the Survival of the Fittest,
            the holy Natural Selection,
            the evolution of organisms,
            the nonexistence of sins,
            the worthlessness of the body,
            and life nothing special.
            Amen.
             
             
            ----- Original Message -----
            Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 1:01 PM
            Subject: Re: [Covenanted Reformation] An Early Irish Covenanter?

            In a message dated 3/18/2006 11:15:43 AM Eastern Standard Time, cheryl@... writes:
            "Dear Christopher,
             
            I came across it on this blog which Douglas Wilson had linked to on his blog
             
            Cheryl"
             
             
            Cheryl,
             
            Thank you for the reply. The blog does not list a source. In fact, I cannot anywhere find a single citation of an original source for the quote, though it is published on numerous papist websites and also many popular Irish sites. I briefly looked over Patrick's "Confessio" and did not see it there either. As time and resumed interest permit this summer, I may look further.
             
            BTW, Interesting quote, but frightening picture ;-)
             
            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
            Christopher Coombes
            Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
            Lynchburg, VA
            Member, Triangle RPC
            RPCNA


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                                                             _) )    `. \ /
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          • Fred blahous
            I believe that the Word can be trusted when it says that six days is six days. That He commanded the sun to stand still and not the earth. That there are no
            Message 5 of 6 , Mar 19, 2006
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              I believe that the Word can be trusted when it says that six days is
              six days.

              That He commanded the sun to stand still and not the earth.

              That there are no more than 6009 years of history (4004bc to date)

              I believe the animals present in the "moon landing" photos prove
              this was a film of Arizona, not the lunar landscape.

              I believe that monkeys remain monkeys even when we teach them to use
              typewriters or smoke cigars (not recommended).

              I believe that Hugh Ross worships the Devil and not God.

              I believe that Ken Ham's copernicanism is driven by fear of peers
              and not science.

              I believe that stars are lesser lights and not suns.

              I believe we live in a geo system and not a solar system.

              I still subscribe to Popular Mechanics though, because of all the
              useful stuff in there.

              All the best,
              Fred.

              --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "Cheryl Grenon"
              <cheryl@...> wrote:
              >
              > Dear Christopher,
              >
              > Agreed about the pic.
              >
              > You might find the parody of Evolution Sunday to be interesting.
              It contains the five points of Darwinism (THORN):
              >
              > Total Vulnerablity- we're at the mercy of nature
              > Humanism- we must strive to advance a master race
              > Oops- we're the product of chance, not design
              > Resistance is Futile- you will be assimilated
              > Natural Selection- (although it IS unconditional)
              >
              > or the Darwinist version of the Nicene Creed:
              >
              > I believe in the Bang Almighty,
              > the Beginner of space and earth,
              > and in the Primordial Goo, life's womb:
              >
              > In which life was conceived by complete chance,
              > born as an amoeba,
              > evolved into an insect,
              > and then a worm, fish, and a whale.
              >
              > Thus the origin of mammals.
              >
              > The third billion year period it rose from the sea.
              >
              > It ascended onto the beach
              > and crawled into the forest,
              > where it became an ape
              > so he could hide in the trees away from predators
              > in order to stay living and not become dead.
              > From whence it came down from the trees and began to farm, create
              religion, and have mortgages.
              >
              > I believe in the Survival of the Fittest,
              > the holy Natural Selection,
              > the evolution of organisms,
              > the nonexistence of sins,
              > the worthlessness of the body,
              > and life nothing special.
              > Amen.
              >
              >
              >
              > ----- Original Message -----
              > From: trygvesson@...
              > To: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
              > Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 1:01 PM
              > Subject: Re: [Covenanted Reformation] An Early Irish Covenanter?
              >
              >
              > In a message dated 3/18/2006 11:15:43 AM Eastern Standard Time,
              cheryl@... writes:
              > "Dear Christopher,
              >
              > I came across it on this blog which Douglas Wilson had linked to
              on his blog.
              >
              > Cheryl"
              >
              >
              > Cheryl,
              >
              > Thank you for the reply. The blog does not list a source. In fact,
              I cannot anywhere find a single citation of an original source for
              the quote, though it is published on numerous papist websites and
              also many popular Irish sites. I briefly looked over
              Patrick's "Confessio" and did not see it there either. As time and
              resumed interest permit this summer, I may look further.
              >
              > BTW, Interesting quote, but frightening picture ;-)
              >
              > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
              > Christopher Coombes
              > Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
              > Lynchburg, VA
              > Member, Triangle RPC
              > RPCNA
              >
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            • Fred blahous
              I hate the pic. When did St Patrick ever wear vestments? Surely this was not lawful in the early church? All the best, Fred. ...
              Message 6 of 6 , Mar 19, 2006
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                I hate the pic. When did St Patrick ever wear vestments? Surely this
                was not lawful in the early church?

                All the best,
                Fred.

                --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, trygvesson@...
                wrote:
                >
                >
                > In a message dated 3/18/2006 11:15:43 AM Eastern Standard Time,
                > cheryl@... writes:
                > "Dear Christopher,
                >
                > I came across it on _this blog_
                (http://andrewbelli.blogspot.com/) which
                > Douglas Wilson had linked to on _his blog_
                (http://www.dougwils.com/) .
                >
                > Cheryl"
                >
                >
                >
                >
                > Cheryl,
                >
                > Thank you for the reply. The blog does not list a source. In
                fact, I cannot
                > anywhere find a single citation of an original source for the
                quote, though
                > it is published on numerous papist websites and also many popular
                Irish sites.
                > I briefly looked over Patrick's "Confessio" and did not see it
                there either.
                > As time and resumed interest permit this summer, I may look
                further.
                >
                > BTW, Interesting quote, but frightening picture ;-)
                >
                > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
                > Christopher Coombes
                > Lynchburg Reformed Presbyterian Fellowship,
                > Lynchburg, VA
                > Member, Triangle RPC
                > RPCNA
                >
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