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All articles by Jack Seaton

Jack ministered for many years in Inverness.

A great work

Article

January 2002
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

A great work

Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall, and that there was no breach left therein; (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates); that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto…

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A Disciple

Article

March 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

A Disciple

One of the great events in the life of the Christian church took place when our Lord Jesus led the man Saul of Tarsus to himself. How sovereign the workings of the Lord appear in the whole encounter on the Damascus road! The omnipotent power of the ascended Christ shone around the arch-persecutor of…

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December 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

It pleased God

'But when it pleased God to reveal his Son in me...' (Galatians 1:15) - this was in God's appointed time, and according to God's predestinating will. When Paul starts off this brief account of his conversion by saying, 'But when it pleased God', etc. then he is throwing us back to the previous few…

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May 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Cross purposes

One of the ways in which older writers sometimes illustrate the presence of cross purposes in our lives is from the workings of a clock, or a watch. ‘Cross purposes’ are those providences which seem to run contrary to us, and for which we can see no apparent meaning at the time. If we…

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