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Brian Robinson Pastor of the Reformed Baptist Church in Pickering Ontario, and editor of Sovereign Grace Journal (www.sgfcanada.com) It is hard to put in words what it meant to leave Canada and to go to the continent of Africa, an Africa I thought I would never see in this lifetime, and possibly only in the […]

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Date October 30, 2003
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Given by Ian Hamilton, of the Cambridge Presbyterian Church, during the Aberystwyth Conference I am no expert on Rutherford, and I have been selective in what I have chosen to speak on him. How are we to glory in a man who viewed himself as a ‘sad piece of clay’? If we are to understand […]

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Date October 30, 2003
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The sons of Korah tell us that God is our refuge and strength, and an abundant help to us in trouble (Ps. 46:1). Likewise, Solomon tells us that the name of the Lord is a strong tower into which the righteous run to find safety (Pr. 18:10). The Apostle Paul takes these conceptions further when […]

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Date October 30, 2003
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EVAN SPARKS One year ago, April 29, 2002, I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease. I immediately thereafter began intensive chemotherapy and radiation regimens, and was declared cancer-free on October 31, 2002. What follows is my testimony about what God has taught me and done in my life since then. I hope you will enjoy reading […]

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Date October 30, 2003
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Much of my time is devoted to the endeavor of applying the Word of God to individuals, as well as to the gathered congregation. The public ministry of the Word is accomplished through preaching. The private application of the Word to individuals, or couples, or families is done through counseling. I have a single tool […]

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Date October 26, 2003
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[After his wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Columbia International University President Robertson McQuilkin increasingly cared for her. These were his ruminations in the year 1990 on what he had learned from his years of ministering to her, and being ministered to in return. The following testimony was published in Christianity Today in 1990 and […]

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Date October 26, 2003
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It has been said that the only way to be prayed for in many evangelical churches is to become sick or be made redundant. Often we do seem to pray for other believers only at times of personal crisis, such as sickness, an operation, redundancy, divorce, severe temptation or the like. It is right and […]

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Date October 26, 2003
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Robert Trail is the author of: Justification Vindicated (Banner of Truth, £3.75, $6.99 ISBN: 851518184, Paperback, 96pp.) He asks can sinners really be justified before God by faith alone? If so, can they go on to live as they please? Robert Traill suffered persecution, exile and prison for faithfulness to the gospel. Here is an […]

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Date October 26, 2003
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BRIAN ROBINSON Pastor of the Reformed Baptist Church in Pickering, Ontario, Canada I am certain that every evangelical Christian was stunned to wake up in Ontarioand learn that the Supreme Court of Ontario ruled in favour of same sexmarriages – immediately. This was a seismic tremor of ten on the Richter scalethat has shaken our […]

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Date October 19, 2003
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Opposing the decadent agenda of aggressive liberals, orthodox Bible-believingChristians appeal to the authority of the Scriptures in the belief that thereare ‘absolutes’.  Indeed, the Biblecontinues to provide infallible guidance to be applied in today’scircumstances.  The Scriptures of theOld and New Testaments do not simply provide documentary examples of the valuesof a bygone age for merely […]

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Date October 19, 2003
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  Francis Turretin 1.      We argue that the atonement wasdefinite, from the fact that Christ was destined to die for none but those whowere given him by the Father. All men universally were not given to Christ buta limited number only. Since, in the council of the Father which regulatedChrist’s death and defined its object, […]

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Date October 19, 2003
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  We are going to consider the Lord Jesus Christ as a model child. We Christians,who are conservative evangelicals, and that takes in just about all of us, maybe hesitant to do that for two reasons. First, it requires us to consider the realhuman nature of Jesus, and we know that liberals old and new, […]

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Date October 19, 2003
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Names, and sects, and parties fall; Thou, O Christ, art All in All. It was such a sentiment as this that made A. W. Tozer write: ‘Christians do not tell lies: they sing them.’ In Christian circles we know of no truth more consistently denied than this: that ‘the Lord Jesus Christ is all things […]

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Date October 16, 2003
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by William Wileman   A calm and impartial view of this sad subject has been reserved for thisplace, and for a chapter of its own. The immense advantage of having been ableto consult and to weigh the evidence of the principal writers certainly notfewer than forty – about the case of Servetus, besides several biographies […]

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Date October 14, 2003
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by Priya Abraham   Conrad Mbewe slices the air with his hands. His booming baritone soarsto a frenzied pitch. "I ask, what is your attitude to authority in yourhome?" he says. "What is your at-ti-tude? If that’s whatcharacterizes your life, stop cheating yourself that you’re a Christian."The congregation’s eyes follow every jab of his finger, […]

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Date October 14, 2003
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JOHN REES-EVANS (Wolverhampton)   A person’s life may be looked at from an almostinfinite number of different angles. But when I look at Latimer’s life, what Isee ahead of anything else is a life-story that seems to have been written toprove, beyond question, that God is sovereign over all affairs of men; thatnothing can resist […]

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Date October 14, 2003
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Our last visit (writes Roger J. Weil, the Secretary of the Slav Lands Christian Fellowship) to Pastor Yuri Poltavets and his wife Larissa in Labitnangi, Siberia, was two years ago. They have served the Lord here for twelve years since coming on the original ‘Mission to Siberia’ in 1991. Seeing the response of the people […]

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Date October 9, 2003
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Recently I travelled to New England to preach, and on the Friday my host pastor graciously drove me to New Haven, CT and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University. We spent a glorious afternoon poring over selected manuscripts of Jonathan Edwards. Imagine the fascination of opening archive boxes, turning back the […]

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Date October 9, 2003
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A prominent radio preacher frequently makes the statement that 85% of the people never darken a church door. Just could be that they’ve been starved out. Tell me now, how long is it since you preached a sermon on the Sovereignty of God, the Majesty of God, the Holiness of God, the Justice of God, […]

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Date October 9, 2003
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  Matthew 13:44 "The kingdom of God islike treasure hidden in a field . . ." Before I was converted one thing that I remember as standing out is this, thatI didn’t know how to enjoy myself. There was a shortfall in the joy department.Here in Matthew’s gospel is a man spoken of by the […]

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Date October 7, 2003
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  Ezekiel 33:11 "Say to them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the SovereignLord, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked. but rather that they turnfrom their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways! Why will you die, Ohouse of Israel.’" What urgency we meet in this 33rd chapter of […]

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Date October 7, 2003
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  THE WRATH OF GOD IS REVEALED AGAINST ALLUNGODLINESS OF MEN. I want to talk to you about God and his character. I want to show you one truthabout him, that he hates evil in every form – greed, lust, violence, falsehoodand so on – everything that is not 100% straight. God created a world […]

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Date October 7, 2003
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  Text: John 9:1 "As Jesus passed byhe saw a man who was blind from birth." This event occurred 2000years ago, Jesus saw this particular man. If we are in Christian service of onekind or another, whatever kind it is, there is one essential characteristic forvital involvement in gospel work, to see people in the […]

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Date October 2, 2003
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CONFERENCE ADDRESS ONE Sometimes we use words and concepts without pausing and considering what thesephrases mean. For example, the word ‘grace’, or the word ‘faith’. What is it?29 years ago I was going off to study for the ministry under one older pastor.He gave me the initial task of writing a short essay entitled  "What […]

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Date October 2, 2003
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  Peter Milsom of Newport preached on Acts 16:28 "Believe on the LordJesus and thou shalt be saved," announcing that here was the best news,and stated so simply. It declares that God is passionately committed to theword of God being preached. So he calls Paul by a special means to enter Europewith the gospel of […]

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Date October 2, 2003
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