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Article

September 1997
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Become a church member … why should I?

Every Christian should be a church member. Yet not all are persuaded of this. Some consider the matter very carefully. They prize it highly and take it seriously. Some attend the same place of worship regularly, but never become church members. Their full identification and commitment always falls short. Some join the membership, but…

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Historical

August 1997
Articles > Historical

Revival snapshots – John Elias in North Wales

'Brethren, when I am in the dust this young lad will be a great man.' These were the words of an old minister in Wales, speaking of John Elias (1774-1841). Another testimony concerning him asserts, 'He was, without a doubt, the most popular preacher that ever rose in Wales.' When he was born, North…

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Historical

July 1997
Articles > Historical

Revival Snapshots – 1859 in Ulster

The year 1859 stands out as a most memorable year in the history of revivals, not least in Ulster. It has been called 'The year of grace', when God rent the heavens and came down. Some 100,000 souls were brought to repentance and faith and added to Christ's church in Ulster in the course…

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News

May 1997
News

Who will govern us now?

There is no such thing in this sinful world as a perfect political party or an infallible political philosophy. We are dealing with men — men’s thoughts and opinions, men’s hopes and aspirations, men’s plans and intentions — so there is nothing spotless here. When considering how to vote, there are always pros and…

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