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All articles by Jim Cromarty

Jim Cromarty is a retired minister of the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia and the popular author of Books for Family Reading and
A Book for Family Worship published by Evangelical Press.

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August 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Loving your neighbour

The first and great commandment, as expressed by Christ in response to a lawyer's question, was 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' Christ did not stop there but added, 'You shall love your neighbour as yourself' (Matthew 22:37-38). Christ linked…

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June 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Loving God

One day a proud Pharisee, a lawyer by profession, who had seen Christ silence the Sadducees but still believed he could call the Lord's wisdom in question, asked, 'Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?' The Lord replied, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your…

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April 1998
Articles > World Mission > Australia

Letter from Australia

As I sit writing this report I never cease to be amazed at the wonder of the ‘Land Down Under’. The landscape is glorious and the scene from my study window is of trees and mountains. The sun is shining brightly and the countryside is green from the plentiful rain which has fallen during…

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February 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ our righteousness

'Christ Jesus, who became for us ... righteousness' (1 Corinthians 1:30) A real Christian, says the Bible, is one who has been declared righteous, or 'justified' in the sight of God, through faith in Christ alone. That Christ has 'become our righteousness' means exactly what it says, namely that his perfect righteousness has been…

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January 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Way of Holiness

The apostle Paul wrote, 'Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God' (2 Corinthians 7:1). This is a clear call to holiness to all who belong to God. In the previous chapter Paul outlined several wonderful promises that…

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December 1997
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Cross bearing

The Lord Jesus took up his cross, knowing that at the end of the road he would be nailed to it and there die. The cross he carried was God-given, for on it he would die in the place of his people. Christ told all who would follow him that they must be cross…

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November 1997
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Jim Cromarty on Commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ

We live in a world where people dream dreams and many are totally committed to causes, which if achieved make their dreams a reality. They give their allegiance to a person or cause devoting a lifetime of energy to achieve their goals. Often in Australia on the TV news, extremists in the ‘Green movement’…

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