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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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Sadly, we live in a day when that once (and still) noble word "Protestant" has fallen on hard times. by Ian Hamilton Last month I attended the Annual Cambridge Lecture sponsored by the Protestant Truth Society. Sadly, we live in a day when that once (and still) noble word "Protestant" has fallen on hard times. […]

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Date December 2, 2002
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The way of knowing more of God lay in a renewed determination to move closer to God. If he is gong to comprehend more of God he has to get as close as he can to God. This is good procedure by David Carmichael [At the annual Revival and Reformation Conference held in Swanwick November […]

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Date November 26, 2002
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Through persecution Christians were widely scattered and thus the gospel was spread. From Antioch Paul went out and it became the centre of missionary expansion by Paul Cook [A message given at the conference for Reformation and Revival in Swanwick, England on November 19, 2002 and summarised by Geoff Thomas.] We learn of the great […]

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Date November 26, 2002
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Why wasn’t God answering the prayers of his people? The darkness was spreading. Where was God? Habakkuk was perplexed by David Carmichael [At the annual Revival and Reformation Conference held in Swanwick November 18-20 2002 David S. Carmichael gave three stirring messages on the preaching of the prophet Habakkuk. He has been the minister for […]

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Date November 26, 2002
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TESTIMONY OF A YOUNG MAN For about 6 months before this camp I had been troubled in my mind about questions such as ‘Is there really a God?’ and ‘How can I know for sure?’ by Gary Brady [The following testimony was given by a young man of 16 at a recent meeting in a […]

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Date November 20, 2002
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GOD’S ETERNAL, HOLY LAWby John Peter Bodner 1 God’s eternal, holy Law Saint and sinner, hear with awe: Ten Commandments God alone With His finger wrote in stone. 2 What doth He require of thee? Love to God , and charity To thy neigbbour , this with all Heart, and strength, and mind and soul. […]

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Date November 11, 2002
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Spurgeon once said that Methodism was a noble thing for the unconverted but terrible for the children of God. The same observation might be made of Anabaptism. Just as Spurgeon was converted at a Primitive Methodist chapel, I was awakened from spiritual darkness through sermons from an Anabaptist tape ministry. I even learned much from […]

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Date November 11, 2002
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Ads show that many churches have done their “market research” and are offering worship services tailored to the expectations of their target audience (or market share) by William Smith When Susan and I were in British Columbia last summer, I followed a newspaper story about a woman who had been denied marriage in a Roman […]

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Date November 5, 2002
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THE CHALLENGE OF JESUS CHRIST But Matthew’s gospel has nothing to do with the way you feel. It is presenting to us a record of historical facts that here is a man who was sent into this world by God, by your God and Lord.by Geoff Thomas In every way the challenge of the four […]

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Date November 5, 2002
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NOURISH EVERY GRACE Also you have to feed your love. This is the most indispensable of all the graces without which we are nothing.by Geoff Thomas God has filled the life of the Christian with all the glorious young plants of faith, love, assurance, peace and joy. Maybe at the moment of your conversion God […]

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Date November 5, 2002
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A Letter to the Sniper October 23, 2002 by John Piper To the Sniper, I write as a pastor concerned for your soul and for the lives of your victims. I base what I say on the Bible, God’s word. I think this is what Jesus Christ would want you to read. May he use […]

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Date November 1, 2002
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