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Aerial combat

Article

August 2005
Articles > Biblical/theological

Aerial combat

I don't often watch films, but when I do I find that God sometimes gives me unexpected analogies. This was the case when I watched the 1970s film Zeppelin, starring Michael York.I have always been fascinated by airships. In this film the hero, a British secret agent, reluctantly finds himself on board a First…

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Strangers on the earth – In the footsteps of Baxter and Bunyan

Historical

October 2004
Articles > Historical

Strangers on the earth – In the footsteps of Baxter and Bunyan

The late 17th century saw the last period of organized persecution of Christians in England and produced some of the finest pieces of Christian literature in the English language. The experiences of evangelical believers at that time have a number of things to teach us, as we may soon be facing similar challenges.Christians living…

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God accepts you!

Article

May 2004
Articles > Biblical/theological

God accepts you!

'God accepts you as you are.' You often here this statement bandied about in Christian circles - but what does it actually mean?Is it just a cheap psychological phrase used by modern evangelists to elicit hasty, shallow decisions for Christ? Or a licence to sin, hiding behind a theology of ‘cheap grace’? In truth,…

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