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For we are a mystery, even a contradiction. When science (so-called) seeks to explain us in purely humanistic, evolutionary terms, we rebel. by Ian Hamilton "Man is an enigma, whose only solution can be found in God." So wrote Herman Bavinck, the great Dutch theologian. What Bavinck wrote is immediately applicable to fallen men and […]

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Date December 24, 2002
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Where in Luther’s day up to 500 young men prepared for the ordained ministry, there are only 95 now, plus some others studying to be religion teachers. by Uwe Siemon-Netto Two centuries before the Enlightenment, the Elector Frederick the Wise of Saxony made a highly enlightened move. He founded in Wittenberg a University that charged […]

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Date December 24, 2002
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Truth is supposed to be stranger, stronger than fiction, for ours is the strangest of all possible worlds: Middle Earth seems morally simple by comparison, while the world beyond Harry Potter’s railway platform is childishly predictable American Calvinists are enthusiastic about The Lord of Rings’ films. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, a Fellow of Queen Mary, University of […]

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Date December 20, 2002
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Has the Reformation misunderstood Paul? by Doug Barnes The question is central to New Testament scholarship today, particularly for the school of thought known as the "New Perspective on Paul" (NPP). And the question formed the theme of a recent lecture series by Dr. Richard B. Gaffin Jr., sponsored by Mid-America Reformed Seminary of Dyer, […]

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Date December 20, 2002
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Furthermore, parents of young children are taking an important step by training their sons and daughters to be still and quiet. They are taking the steps necessary for a child to participate in the worship of God.by Walter J. Chantry There certainly is no Bible verse which tells when children should begin attending worship services. […]

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Date December 17, 2002
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The moment I uttered these words, my burden rolled off my back and I knew that I was free. Joy now flooded into my heart and I began to praise the Lord. He had taught me a new song. by Moshe Radcliff [On September 25th H.R. Moshe Radcliff died. His testimony appeared in the Presbyterian […]

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Date December 17, 2002
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"Is Jesus God?" asked a member of the presbytery. "No," she replied. "He was filled with the spirit of God." by Parker T. Williamson WOODSTOWN, N.J. The United Presbyterian Church, USA, Presbytery of West Jersey, by a vote of nearly 3-1, has welcomed into the ministry a candidate who would not affirm the full deity […]

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Date December 17, 2002
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This means that all knowledge-including academic knowledge-finds its proper meaning only in reference to Him. Christ, the Logos as well as the Lord, lays claim to all of academia [On November 23 and 24 the Pollard Park Evangelical Church in Bradford, Yorkshire, held their church anniversary services, and I was the speaker. The church hired […]

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Date December 10, 2002
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To sin by silence when we should protest Makes cowards of us all, The world has ris’n on protest. The Rev. Henry W. Coray died on October 21 2002 aged 98, His wife Betty is 96 years old. They were married for 71 years and had four children. Coray had studied under Machen in Princeton […]

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Date December 10, 2002
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I have read through part one of Bunyan’s story four times now (Spurgeon read it over one hundred times!), and my love for it increases with the passing of years by Brian C. Hedges It has been said that, next to the Bible, the most read book in the English language is John Bunyan’s classic […]

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Date December 10, 2002
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As I sit here this side of death I look ahead with fear and yet with hope. I do not want to die yet. by Ruairidh D. Macrae It has been a long journey from when I sent my first e mail about being diagnosed with cancer back in early 2001. My first encounter with […]

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Date December 5, 2002
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The world scoffs, Where are the signs of his coming? Show us your God in our day! "Christ will come in judging power and come when he is least expected." by David Carmichael Chapter 2. The Prize of the Waiting Prophet There is a multi-dimensional prize from God. The Lord is determined to communicate to […]

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Date December 5, 2002
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He had hardly been there a matter of months before a great work of God began there. From the mid 1730s a great revival had broken out in England, Wales and America. by Paul Cook [An address at the Revival and Reformation Conference, Swanwick, November 20, 2002] 200,000 tourists go to Haworth every year in […]

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Date December 5, 2002
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"Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep (Romans 12:15). To ease another’s burden, help carry it." by David Cassells I have a tale to tell and, despite embarrassed reticence, I have the permission of its subjects to tell it. Every time I open my wallet I think of Murdo John. Not […]

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Date December 2, 2002
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Reform leaders said they could not allow the appointment of Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury to go ahead quietly. They spoke against his false teaching, prayed for him, encouraged evangelical parishes to take action, and set up a fighting fund to help parishes whose bishops make their lives difficult. Speaking at the Reform Conference […]

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Date December 2, 2002
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