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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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Review – O, earth! Hear – Grace Baptist Mission

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January 2009
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Review – O, earth! Hear – Grace Baptist Mission

O, earth! Hear   Philip A. Grist Grace Baptist Mission; 48 pages   This is an account of fifty years of radio under the auspices of Grace Baptist Mission. In the preface, Philip Grist writes of the early days: 'Not all Strict Baptists of that generation were happy about radio. Even in 1963, when…

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Review – Jesus himself – Marcus Loane – Banner of Truth

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October 2007
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Review – Jesus himself – Marcus Loane – Banner of Truth

 Jesus himself; the story of the resurrectionMarcus LoaneBanner of Truth126 pages; £8.00ISBN: 978-0-85151-948-7 Always appreciating the writings of Marcus Loane, I anticipated this small volume with not a little relish. But, expecting vintage Loane, I was sorry to be disappointed. Perhaps I should have been more prepared, for the author himself says in his introduction…

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Baptists and the Reformation – Alun McNabb

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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

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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?

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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

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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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