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The cutting edge

Article

May 2004
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cutting edge

An occasional series on doctrinal issues todayThe Kingdom of God (2)by James M. RenihanIn the first article (March ET) we set about the task of defining the kingdom of God. We continue by considering who are its citizens and what are its characteristics.Who are its proper citizens and heirs? When the disciples asked who…

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The cutting edge

Article

March 2004
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cutting edge

An occasional series on doctrinal issues todayThe kingdom of God (1)by James M. Renihan'Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand'. With these words, John the Baptist preached to the nation of Israel, preparing the way for Messiah.Matthew tells us in the next chapter of his Gospel that Jesus went forth proclaiming the…

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Missionary Spotlight-A trip to the Philippines

Article

July 2003
Philippines

Missionary Spotlight-A trip to the Philippines

At the invitation of Brian Ellis, a veteran Reformed Baptist missionary pastor, I recently had the privilege of participating in the wonderful life of Cubao Reformed Baptist Church in Quezon City, a large city constituting part of greater Manila. In 1978, Pastor Ellis began a church in his home. Now 25 years later, it…

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Letter from America

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May 2001
United States of America

Letter from America

To make sense of the religious overtones in the recent American presidential inaugural ceremony, we need to understand four things that are distinctively American. They are (1) American civil religion; (2) American folk religion; (3) American transcendentalism; and (4) American rugged individualism.   American culture will remain incomprehensible to those who are unaware of…

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