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January 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Hard questions: predestination and the gospel

From time to time the Editors receive letters which pose difficult questions. The correspondents often disagree sincerely with the position taken by Evangelical Times on important issues of doctrine or concern. In this occasional series, we intend to air these matters and seek to provide some biblical answers to 'hard questions'. The problem of…

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March 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Benefit from your Bible

​·Our passage is Matthew 26:6-13, where an un-named woman anoints Jesus by breaking an alabaster flask of precious oil and pouring the contents over his head. In John’s Gospel, the woman is identified as Mary of Bethany and anoints his feet rather than his head. Unless there were two separate but similar events, which…

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October 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Benefit from your Bible

Bible study notes are popular, but have you ever thought of writing your own? Why should I do so, you may ask; what would be the benefit of such extra effort? The idea behind the suggestion is that note-making will encourage us to dig deeper into the Scriptures. The finest spiritual gemstones and the…

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