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All articles by Alun McNabb

Article

September 2014
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Christian’s Mind

Christianity is a thinking religion and thoughts are powerful things. The godly are often troubled by their thought-life and seek a greater degree of sanctification in this area. The Word of God has much to teach us about the mind. Jesus said, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your mind’ (Matthew…

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Baptists and the Reformation – Alun McNabb

Historical

July 2007
Articles > Historical

Baptists and the Reformation – Alun McNabb

Baptists and the Reformationby Alun McNabbThe church of Jesus Christ has taken many strange turns throughout its history. The time of the Reformation was no exception. It was a time of much rejoicing and of much sorrow. This article is written not to stir up controversy but as a humble plea that we should…

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Calvinism and open-air preaching

Article

November 2005
Articles > Biblical/theological

Calvinism and open-air preaching

A recent ET correspondent asked - 'What about a special piece by a Calvinist on starting up open-air preaching?'  So I make an effort to oblige.There is a general view abroad that Calvinism impedes evangelism. This, of course, is a myth. The thing that impedes evangelism is spiritual laziness, and there are as many…

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Too Reformed for tears?

Article

August 2002
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Too Reformed for tears?

Is the entire world one big joke? If some of the things we see and hear are real, we might to tempted to believe it. So much careless and flippant conversation; so much giggling and raucous laughter; so much loud music; so much entertainment; and, of course, sport by the gallon. Yet take a…

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The preacher in the pew – a fresh look at old things

Article

May 2002
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The preacher in the pew – a fresh look at old things

Pulpit-less Sabbaths are not easy for preachers, but the discipline of being confined to home or the pew can do them a power of good. Recovering from illness, I saw anew how vitally important is the public worship of God, and trembled, from the pew, to discover how much is determined by the man…

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Life before Luther!

Article

January 2001
Articles > Biblical/theological

Life before Luther!

A true Evangelical will distance himself from the modernistic notion that the Reformation was a mistake. It was no mistake, but a glorious intervention of God to deliver us from the tyranny of a paganistic Romanism. We dare to believe that the average Evangelical has a reasonable knowledge of the Reformation, but it often…

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Article

November 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

Believer beware!

‘The days are evil’, wrote the Apostle, and it appears that they still are. We can hardly find words to describe the depths to which we have sunk in our own day. There was just as much evil in former days, but our generation is guilty of new depths because of the attitude of…

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