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All articles by Stan Evers

Stan Evers retired from his church at Potton, after leading his congregation for exactly 25 years.

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Greater than Solomon

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July 2002
Articles > Biblical/theological

Greater than Solomon

Twenty years after Solomon completed his magnificent temple, the Queen of Sheba arrived in Israel. Sheba was then part of Arabia. The Queen came not just to test Solomon's knowledge - rather, her questions were prompted by what she had heard about 'his relation to the name of the Lord' (1 Kings 10:1).She sought…

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Facing death

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October 2001
Articles > Biblical/theological

Facing death

'You will be gathered to your people', God told his servant Moses, now over a hundred years old and still in good health (Numbers 27:13; Deuteronomy 34:7). How did moses react to this announcement of his imminent death?He prayed, not for himself, but for God’s people. All his thoughts were wrapped up in the…

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Fighting giants

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June 2001
Articles > Biblical/theological

Fighting giants

He became a national hero overnight. A young shepherd, going about his daily duties, was used by God to overcome a giant!  Who can tell when a life-changing day may occur?David, aged about twenty, had set out at the request of his father to take food to his brothers, who were in the army…

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GOD DOES NOT CHANGE

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March 2001
Articles > Biblical/theological

GOD DOES NOT CHANGE

'Curse the Jews and I'll pay you well', said Balak, king of Moab, to Balaam, the prophet from Pethor. But every time Balaam opened his mouth to curse Israel he found himself speaking words of blessing, so he never got his fee for the job! God would not allow this mercenary prophet to harm…

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Wrestling with God

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February 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

Wrestling with God

I rememberhow, years ago, I sat with my father on a Saturday afternoon watching wrestling on the television. Names such as Big Daddy and Giant Haystacks still spring to mind! In this article I invite you to join me at the ringside of an unusual wrestling match - more remarkable than any contest I…

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September 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Going to the King

'Kill the Jews!' declared the edict of Xeres, king of Persia. Yet his own beautiful wife, Queen Esther, belonged to the condemned people. So why pass a decree to exterminate his queen's own people? There was a simple reason: Xerxes (also known as Ahasuerus) did not know that his queen came from the Jewish…

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February 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Courage in crisis

'Don't pray to anyone but me for thirty days,' commanded Darius, the king of Persia. The royal edict plunged Daniel, the king's respected administrator, into a crisis. Should the eighty-year-old Daniel continue his lifelong habit of praying three times a day, or give prayer a miss for the next month? Really no choice The…

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