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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Real REPENTANCE – do you have it?

When Jesus began to preach, he told his hearers to 'repent' (Matthew 4:17). He stated in Luke 13 that unless we repented we would perish- every one of us, without exception. Regardless of how 'religious' we may be, according to Jesus we are not on our way to heaven unless we have repented of…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The true God

Concerning the character of God, what gross mistakes men make! I believe it is a mistake about God himself which has been the root and foundation of all the mistakes in theology. My conviction is that the free-will theology of today makes God to be less than he is. The professors of that system…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The dying words of Jesus – ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Jesus was nailed to the cross at nine in the morning. He died at three in the afternoon. The first three of his dying statements were spoken during his first three hours on the cross. The last four were spoken in quick succession just before he died at three. From noon until three Jesus…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Pictures of heaven (4)

The tabernacle of God is with men. The mention of a tabernacle immediately brings before our minds the journey of the children of Israel through the wilderness and the tabernacle of witness. God was present as a cloud in the Holy of Holies but only in a partial and symbolic way, and normally hidden…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Harvest provision

How fair, how fruitful is the land Blessed by the great Creator's hand; The bounty that the earth displays Demands our thankful song of praise; Let us for God's great gifts so free Bring now our glad doxology. We scan the beauty of the earth, God's earth, whose word first gave it birth; See…

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October 1995
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

The custom and culture of praise

Contemporary evangelicalism is an infant phenomenon. It comes out of the charismatic renewal of the late sixties. It is scenic, proselytising, and in earnest. It believes the professing church’s ailment to be mild, basically caused by a number of bad attitudes. So it prescribes modest remedies -discovering positive feelings towards oneself, others and God.…

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October 1995
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Supporting Christians at work

The pace of change in the working world shows no signs of slowing up. During or following the recession of 1990-1992 almost every minor company set about restructuring its organization. This process resulted in hundreds of thousands of men and women being made redundant. The official unemployment figures were masked to a great degree…

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Historical

October 1995
Articles > Historical

Herman Witsius – Man of Covenant

There has always been two ways of viewing God in relation to man. He is seen by some as the God of order, ruling his universe with standard which reflect his eternal nature and which are revealed through the Scripture and which are demanded of man. What man cannot do to keep God's covenant…

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October 1995
Reviews > Book

A book that changed me

My life seemed like a jigsaw puzzle of many pieces. It was not until I read John Flavel's The mystery of Providence (Banner of Truth) that I realized there was a divine purpose holding every part together, and providing the plan. I was a schoolmaster for many years, eventually becoming the head of a…

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