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Timothy Cross has written many Christian books and articles and has an honorary doctorate from Christian Bible College, Rocky Mount, NC

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The Holy Trinity

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July 2009
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity Glory be to God the Father,Glory be to God the Son,Glory be to God the Spirit,Great Jehovah, Three in One:Glory, glory,While eternal ages run! The doctrine of the divine Trinity is a fundamental Christian belief and distinctive. The doctrine is often regarded as the touchstone of Christian orthodoxy. All false religions, cults and…

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He ascended into heaven …

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May 2009
Articles > Biblical/theological

He ascended into heaven …

He ascended into heaven ... The day known as 'Ascension Day' by Christians who follow a church calendar, falls on 21 May 2009. It commemorates Christ's glorious ascension into heaven, forty days after his victorious resurrection on the first 'Easter Sunday'.  Luke provides the fullest description of this particular milestone in the work of the…

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Evangelical atheists

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February 2009
Articles > Comment

Evangelical atheists

Evangelical atheists Recently, a group of what we can only call 'evangelical atheists' raised over £135,000 to launch an 'Atheist Bus Campaign'. They are putting adverts on the sides of eight hundred buses in towns and cities as far apart as Aberdeen and Exeter. The adverts inform us: 'There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and…

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Meet Mark

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August 2008
Articles > Biblical/theological

Meet Mark

Meet Mark Was the author of the second Gospel present when Jesus was arrested? Mark's Gospel is the only one to tell us that on that fateful night 'a young man followed him, with nothing but a linen cloth about his body, and they seized him, but he left the linen cloth and ran away…

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June 2008
Articles > Biblical/theological

Meet Matthew – tax collector, disciple, gospel writer

The Bible records how Jesus ‘saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax office. And he said to him “Follow me”. And he rose and followed him’ (Matthew 9:9). In this concise account of Matthew-Levi’s call to follow Christ there is more than meets the eye. It actually contains implicit evidence for the…

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The faith of Christ crucified

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April 2008
Articles > Biblical/theological

The faith of Christ crucified

The faith of Christ crucified The apostle Paul takes us to the heart of the Christian gospel when he writes, 'We preach Christ crucified'. Nothing could be more central and fundamental to the Christian faith than 'Christ and him crucified' (1 Corinthians 1:23; 2:2). But the expression contains an astonishing paradox - a paradox readily understood…

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The virgin birth

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December 2007
Evangelistic

The virgin birth

The virgin birthThis Christmas countless people will sing Charles Wesley's hymn 'Hark the herald angels sing' including the verse:Christ by highest heaven adoredChrist, the everlasting Lord.Late in time behold him comeOffspring of a virgin's womb.Veiled in flesh the Godhead see,Hail the incarnate Deity,Pleased as man with men to dwellJesus our Immanuel.Unlike other religions, the…

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