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All articles by Philip Eveson

Philip Eveson is a former Principal of the London Theological Seminary (LTS) and was one of the four original faculty members. The subjects he has taught at LTS have included the Biblical Languages, Exegesis and Theology and preaching the Old Testament. He has pastored churches in South Wales and London and travelled worldwide lecturing and preaching. Though retired he is active in preaching and writing, and entertaining his four grandchildren. His commentaries on Genesis (2001) and Leviticus (2007) are published by EP in the Welwyn Commentary Series and he is the author of the EP Bitesize Biography of Matthew Henry.

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Guest Column – Gripped by the gospel

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September 2002
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Guest Column – Gripped by the gospel

Many things grip us in life. It may be a football match, a tennis tournament or a tragic incident displayed on the television. We might be gripped by a song or a stunning building.A proud mum and dad bring their newborn baby to church for the first time. It naturally grabs our attention. Most…

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August 2002
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Guest Column

Godliness in working clothes'Godliness' sounds very old-fashioned, and modern translators find great difficulty in providing a suitable alternative. 'Religion', 'reverence' and 'piety' are often substituted but none of these synonyms adequately reflects the meaning.Among the pagans of New Testament times 'godliness' meant what people think of today when they speak of 'religion'. But when…

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July 2002
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'O the difference, the inexpressible difference, between enjoying God's presence, and pining in its absence!' These are the words of Augustus Toplady, the famous hymn writer and preacher. On numerous occasions he was able to write in his journal after the Sunday services: 'the presence and power of God was among us'.Sadly, such expressions…

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April 1998
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Training for the ministry

Q. Evangelical Times is both pleased and grateful to have this opportunity of interviewing you, Mr Eveson the principal of London Theological Seminary (LTS). Thank you for your time. I wonder if we could begin by asking you for a very brief history of LTS and why it was founded? A. On 20 October…

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