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Yearly Archives: 2006

Theology suffers from neglect in our age. Liberals want social progress. Pietists want “practical holiness.” Church-growth gurus want proper atmosphere. And the doctrine of the atonement has been one of the chief casualties in this war against dogma. But wait a second. What could be more practical, more fit for (biblical) church growth, and more […]

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Date January 17, 2006
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Two years ago a young friend of mine died. Before he died he penned a “Parting Letter” to his wife (175 pages). The Letter is a moving testimony of God’s grace to a dying believer. As my friend concluded his letter he quoted these words of John Owen: “Jesus Christ is all, and in all; […]

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Date January 17, 2006
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It was a day of grace for Europe when Martin Luther was born at Eisleben, in Germany, in 1483. Entering first the University of Erfurt in 1501, then an Augustinian monastery, Luther was ordained in the Church of Rome in 1507. But the death of a friend in a thunderstorm, a visit to Rome-revealing its […]

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Date January 12, 2006
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Why hath the Lord done thus unto this land, and unto this house? And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the Lord God of their fathers. 2 Chron. 7: 21-22. Those that forsake their father’s God, shall be rejected by the Lord God of their fathers. This was the sin that ruined Judah in […]

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Date January 12, 2006
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An Egyptian church leader answers questions about the situation faced by the 10-12 million Christians in Egypt today. Q.Many people are surprised to learn that there is a Church in Egypt. How long have there been Christians in your country? The Church in Egypt has existed for almost two thousand years, and throughout most of […]

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Date January 9, 2006
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4. The Relevance of the Doctrine for Today Many professing to be Christians and leaders in the Christian Church would regard this discussion as completely irrelevant. They have no place in their thinking or in their lives for an infallible revelation communicated to us by God. The doctrine of the divine inspiration of infallible Scripture […]

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Date January 6, 2006
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Perhaps the Puritan John Preston could see the setting sun through a window of the church when he warned the congregation: “Plainly we may see…mankind hurried along to the west of his days…our fathers have gone before, and we are passing, and our children shall follow at our heels, that as you see the billows […]

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Date January 4, 2006
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We are fast approaching the moment when the House of Grace and Truth can be dedicated. In order to facilitate the occupation and use of the House of Grace and Truth, the church here has decided to commence use of the building before air-conditioning and other important aspects of comfort and efficiency are installed. In […]

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Date January 4, 2006
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