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GRATITUDE FOR GRACE
September 2011
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GRATITUDE FOR GRACE

Guest ColumnGRATITUDE FOR GRACEWilliam VanDoodewaard Do you have a critical, jaded spirit towards the church? In his Religious affections, Jonathan Edwards warns that, because of remaining sin, our spiritual sight is easily dulled ‘to all spiritual objects’. So, when a critical spirit rises, we should ask ourselves, ‘Is my spiritual sight clear? Am I seeing God’s supernatural, gracious work in his church?     ‘Am I rejoicing in God’s work of new creation, bringing life instead of death, beauty instead of ugliness, holiness instead of sin, love instead of selfishness, faith instead of unbelief? Do those around me hear gratefulness to God for his work? Or...

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August 2011
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Pursuing Beauty

In 2008 the American YWCA published a report entitled 'Beauty at any cost'. This stated that 'Every woman in the United States participates in a daily beauty pageant, whether she likes it or not.'

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July 2011
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What does redemption mean?

  Guest Column    Erroll Hulse   What does redemption mean?   One of the great texts of the Bible is where Paul declares: ‘It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God – that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption’ (1 Corinthians 1:30).   When all the wisdom of the Greek philosophers failed to find a solution for the plight of mankind lost in sin, God the Father provided the answer. The solution was vested in one person, perfectly equipped to achieve salvation for sinners.   Full salvation   In the Son of God, there...

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What is righteousness?
June 2011
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What is righteousness?

Guest Column    Erroll Hulse What is righteousness? In Romans 1:16-17 the apostle proceeds straight to the subject of righteousness: ‘I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.’ ‘For in the gospel righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith’.      We can see why Paul was not ashamed of the gospel, because it is good news. It is the power of God, because he is actively...

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Guest Column – A special day
February 2011
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Guest Column – A special day

A special day Gary Brady Dash: 'You always say, “Do your best”, but you don't really mean it. Why can't I do the best that I can do?' Helen: 'Right now, honey, the world just wants us to fit in; and to fit in we just gotta be like everybody else'. Dash: 'Dad always said our…

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Guest Column – Learning from Jeremiah
October 2010
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Guest Column – Learning from Jeremiah

Learning from Jeremiah Guest Column   Erroll Hulse At times of acute need God has called and commissioned leaders of extraordinary ability and tenacity. Moses, Isaiah, Ezekiel and Jeremiah are examples.  These leaders of exceptional spiritual stature guided God's people. They kept them informed of his will and purpose and made sure that hope was not extinguished.     …

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Guest Column – Blessed assurance
September 2010
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Guest Column – Blessed assurance

Blessed assuranceGuest Column There is no more relevant subject than that of salvation. Am I an heir of eternal life or am I a lost sinner on my way to an eternity of torment in hell?  That the Scriptures promise eternal life to repentant sinners is clear. 'Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but…

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August 2010
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Guest Column – Pentecost

PentecostGuest ColumnErroll Hulse God's sovereignty over history is seen in his creation of our 365-day year and the ordering of the Jewish calendar. In this, fifty days were set from the beginning of Passover to the day of Pentecost (also called the Feast of Weeks, since seven weeks were counted out from the end of…

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