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All articles by Brian Edwards

Brian was pastor for 29 years at Hook Evangelical Church, Surbiton. He has written many books. He has also been President of the FIEC.

News

June 2019
News > Church news

Christian Prison Resourcing open day held

Christian Prison Resourcing (CPR) enjoyed an informative and inspirational Open Day at Elmstead Baptist Church, Chiselhurst, on Saturday 13 April. The day began with training for CPR chaplains and associates, led by senior men in the prison service: James Ridge, the chaplain general; Bob Wilson, the faith adviser to the Free Churches; and Phil…

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The Geneva Bible

Historical

March 2010
Articles > Historical

The Geneva Bible

The Geneva Bible   'To the moste vertuous and noble Quene Elizabet, Quene of England, France, and Ireland, etc. Your humble subjects of the English Church at Geneva, with grace and peace from God the Father through Christ Jesus our Lord'.   So begins the introduction to the Bible translation that was for 140…

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Dignity in growing old

Article

October 2008
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Dignity in growing old

Dignity in growing old Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 is a magnificent statement and a poetic masterpiece. It begins: 'Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”...' But we are so familiar with this passage that we often…

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Older people in society and the church

Article

September 2008
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Older people in society and the church

Older people in society and the church 'The righteous will flourish like a palm tree ... they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age' (Psalm 92:12-14). Psalm 90:10 is a familiar verse to all those over 60: 'The length of our days is seventy years - or eighty,…

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Phenomena in revival

Historical

March 2004
Articles > Historical

Phenomena in revival

Almost all whom God has used in revival are quick to point out that unusual phenomena are merely incidental to the great work of God. One writer in The Life of Faith for January 1905 concluded: ‘It is possible to be occupied too exclusively with the mere incidents of the movement — deeply impressive,…

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