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December 2017
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Called to be a soldier of Jesus Christ

As a boy growing up in Gorslas, many of the people in the area had been changed by God during the 1904 Revival. They were different to the ordinary religious man; their faith and witness was vibrant and they had such zeal for God. All they would talk about was the Lord. This had a profound and, at times, a fearful effect on me. In my late teens I experienced a strong conviction of sin, so I cried to God for salvation and I believed that Jesus Christ had died for my sins. However, I wasn’t wholly committed to Christ. I only gave part of...

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December 2017
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Lasting happiness

Unlike alcohol, success or sport, turning to Jesus has brought me true and lasting happiness. I didn’t have an easy time when I was growing up. My dad died when I was four and, when I was a teenager, I became seriously ill with pneumonia and pleurisy. I was so desperate I asked God for help, but when I recovered I soon forgot all about God. I later got a grant to study medicine at Liverpool University, but in my fifth year I had a motorcycle accident, which shattered my leg and confined me to hospital — but as a patient, not a student. I just didn’t have the money to re-do the...

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December 2017
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War and peace

When Britain declared war on Germany in August 1914, there were many who said, ‘It’ll all be over by Christmas!’ People thought it was just a small, local difficulty, as though they were saying, ‘It won’t need a large army to sort it out’. How wrong they were! What began in the balmy days of summer was a global combat, dragged out over four weary years, costing the lives of millions of young men and changing the political landscape of the nations. But the whole of mankind is involved in a much more serious conflict, a long war against God. This battle began a very...

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December 2017
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A certain destiny

Since her arrival at Number 10 last year, press reports have revealed that way back in the early 1990s Theresa May’s father-in-law predicted she would one day become Prime Minister. She wasn’t even an MP at the time, though she had already embarked on a political career and was a rising star in the London Borough of Merton. Future hopes Although it is not recorded whether he expected her premiership to be long or short, John May’s hunch about his daughter-in-law’s future proved correct. But doubtless many more have entertained hopes and dreams about the success of their own nearest and dearest that have not...

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December 2017
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Jesus Christ is the greatest

A messenger from God announced to his mother Mary, at the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ into the world, that he was going to be great. There is relative greatness and absolute greatness. Snowdon is a relatively great mountain in England and Wales; none is higher. But it is a mere hill compared to Alpine peaks, and like a molehill if set down in the Himalayas. That is relative greatness. But Jesus Christ is absolutely great. Great in his living No life can compare to his. He was pure, meek and good, and yet strong and just. He hated all that was tawdry and...

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December 2017
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The sweet sound of grace

Hello, my name is Ruth. I’m married to Pete, am a mum, and love to spend my spare time singing, cooking and catching up with friends or family. However, I’ve got to pause there, because although all those things are nice to hear and know, they don’t tell you about my true identity. I want to tell you about how I came to find my true identity in Jesus Christ. I was brought up with my two sisters in a Christian home, meaning both my parents trusted Jesus as their Saviour. We were taught about God from childhood and I can never remember doubting God’s...

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December 2017
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True freedom

I’m not sure what you think about Christianity or even Christians as you are reading this, but I would like to share with you the way the God of the Bible changed my life in ways I never thought would happen. My upbringing was a Christian one, as both my parents are Bible-believing Christians. I grew up going to church on a Sunday and hearing what the Bible has to say. However, I didn’t believe what was being taught and I had little interest in God or changing the way I lived because of what I heard. As I saw it then, God was in...

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December 2017
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Sought and found by God

I was born in Wales, United Kingdom. Although sent to Sunday school as a young child (something which I hated!), I never once really heard the gospel message. Strange as it may seem, one can go to some places of worship and yet never hear the message of God’s saving grace. Two things I hated on Sundays as a child: one, having to go to the church up the road and attend this rather large Sunday school; and two, being reminded on Sunday evenings that I had school in the morning! I hated going to both schools, Sunday school and ‘ordinary’ school. I hated school...

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