Mission Statement

In classical sacrifices, the people get the good bits, and the gods get the refuse, the bits that would get thrown out otherwise.

Not our God. Leviticus (particularly Leviticus 3) describes the sacrifices that our LORD demanded from His people of Israel. God gets the kidneys, the tail, and all the fat. He gets the prime steak, He gets the best.

Today we do not literally give sacrifices of animals. For us the ultimate sacrifice has been made through our Lord, Christ Jesus. But should always be our ambition to do the same thing - to offer God the best of what we have, to offer Him the fat, and not the smoke and bones.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Day Seventeen: Friday 29.06.2012

I got up early and finished packing. We will be staying in Kampala 1 night, then I’ll have to show my handbag (the gift one – it has wooden beading) to customs in Australia, and I won’t want to do much unpacking, so I made sure it was all very carefully arranged with things I need near the top and washing all in the backpack and gifts all together, etc. I get home at 10:30PM and go to uni the next morning (leaving at 8:15AM for a 9:30AM class).

I said goodbye to Mary and Beth, then Esther, Anne, David and I prayed together. John came back from the Bushikori from off with a present from my beautiful Shamim, of avocado and passionfruit. I ate one passionfruit. I can’t take them home due to customs, so we will give the rest to Grace and Jerome, who don’t get much of these in Kampala.

The car ride was long. It rained a bit on the way, and some of the roads flooded, but we got through all right. We went back to the same hotel, even being given the same two rooms (though we swapped).
Being a Friday, the night was noisy, but I managed to sleep all right. I’ll sleep through pretty much anything after all of my health issues a few years ago.

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