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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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HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE NEW ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY How then does Rowan Williams arrive at this perverse and paradoxical conclusion which contradicts the orthodox and Biblical teaching on this subject? by David N. Samuel "The Body’s Grace", is a lecture that was given by the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, to the Lesbian and Gay […]

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Date November 1, 2002
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PROPHECY SHALL CEASE Though building on the foundation begun by John Calvin and John Owen, Jonathan Edwards took the development of the Reformed doctrine of cessationism to new heights Jonathan Edwards on the Cessation of the Gifts of Prophecy. In the current Westminster Theological Journal (Vol. 64, No. 1 Spring 2002) Philip A. Craig has […]

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Date October 24, 2002
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COMPLETE IN CHRIST The following blessings are the possession of every single believer in the Lord Jesus Christ:- by Joseph Randall You are justified and have peace with God (Rom. 5:1) You died with Christ and to the power of sin’s rule over your life (Rom. 6:1-6) You are free from condemnation forever (Rom. 8:1) […]

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Date October 24, 2002
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GOD MADE THE STARS ALSO God’s understanding has to be infinite in order to count and name all 10 to the power of 22 stars. by Dr Monty White These words "He made the stars also" are found in the very first chapter of the Bible in the sixteenth verse. The writer Moses, has just […]

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Date October 24, 2002
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TEN MORE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CHURCH’S WORSHIP SERVICE by Don Whitney 1. Plan worship only for people who can worship. Many churches plan their worship services as though unbelievers can worship. But the Apostle Paul makes plain in 1 Corinthians 12:3 that "no one can say, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ except by the Holy Spirit." […]

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Date October 21, 2002
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DR. ERIC HOBSBAWM: SELF- ACKNOWLEDGED SERVANT OF KARL MARX His identity is the Lord, the Master and Sovereign of the Universe, but now there is something new, he is the one who in addition becomes a servant by Geoff Thomas How did the Son of God appear when he came to earth? Like Superman? No. […]

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Date October 21, 2002
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THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTIAN BOOKS We had begun reading Sermons on Ephesians when both of us became convinced independently that God was telling us to read the 200 sermons Calvin preached on the book of Deuteronomy by John Keble My wife Irene’s background is different from mine in that she was born and brought up […]

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Date October 21, 2002
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BELARUS: EUROPE’S MOST REPRESSIVE RELIGION LAW GOES FOR FINAL SIGNATURE by Felix Corley, Keston News Service Following the adoption this morning (2 October) by the upper house of the Belarusian parliament of the controversial amendments to the country’s religion law (see KNS article earlier today), the bill now goes to President Aleksandr Lukashenko for signature. […]

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Date October 15, 2002
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FACING DARK DAYS Many of us perhaps have little idea what it must be like to be in the depths of despair. by Ian Hamilton Sometimes Christians fall into the depths of despair. An extreme example would be Jeremiah, God’s faithful prophet. We can hardly imagine the inner anguish that caused him to cry out, […]

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Date October 15, 2002
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TOM WRIGHT’S VIEW OF JUSTIFICATION: AN ECUMENICAL INTERPRETATION OF PAUL Wright does admit that there are other important elements to the gospel than the mere proclamation that Jesus is Lord. For example, he places the cross at the center of Paul’s gospel by Dr. Sidney D. Dyer N.T. Wright is an Anglican whose works have […]

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Date October 15, 2002
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A VISIT TO ALBANIA My wife Anne and I returned on Monday from Albania where I was speaking at a conference. A week in Albania seemed a very long time. It’s a wonderful, tragic, beautiful, confusing country. Perhaps the most beautiful country I’ve ever seen. The astonishing blue of the Adriatic sea, the towering mountains, […]

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Date October 13, 2002
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