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News

October 2020
News > International

Global: Bible now in 700 languages

New translations of the Bible which have been completed this year means the Word of God is now available in 700 languages. According to Wycliffe Bible Translators, while it is not possible to say which of the translations completed this year made the milestone, the fact that 700 translations now exist is indicative of…

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Article

October 2020
Articles > Comment

Are we to be shaped by Scripture or culture?

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, says Scripture. It is in the spirit of friendship that this newspaper takes the unhappy step of raising concerns about recent online seminars broadcast by our friends in the Evangelical Movement of Wales. There were a number of seminars aimed at young adults, as part of AberLite,…

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News

September 2020
News > Society

Could the Bible be illegal in Scotland?

Concerns are being raised about a new far-reaching Hate Crimes and Public Order Bill being proposed in Scotland. One journalist writing in The Spectator asks whether possession of the Bible could become a criminal offence. The proposed legislation would make it a crime to possess ‘inflammatory’ material, or communicate ‘insulting’ material to another person.…

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Article

September 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Bored with the Bible?

In last month’s ET Stephen Rees set out four things we shouldn’t do if we find that our Bible reading is becoming boring. Here, in the second and concluding part of his article, he sets out three things to remember and six tips to help. 1. There are lots of natural reasons why at…

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Article

August 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Bored with the Bible?

There are times when reading the Bible isn’t easy. A dear friend was talking with me recently about the problem he was experiencing in his Bible reading. ‘I just find it boring. It doesn’t matter which bit of the Bible I read. None of it seems to touch me. I can read through a…

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Article

May 2020
Uncategorised

Wessex TBS Annual General Meeting

In January the Wessex auxiliary of the Trinitarian Bible Society held its AGM in Calne, Wiltshire. A good number had gathered from both Wiltshire and the surrounding counties. Encouraging reports were given of the Lord’s work among schools, prisons, care homes, and the military through the distribution of Bibles, New Testaments, and other items…

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Review

February 2020
Reviews > Book

Pressing On, Finishing Well: Learning from Seven Biblical Characters

Not often do we find some of the most stimulating and challenging words of a book in the introduction. But here Michael Black’s personal conviction on the brevity of life and the vital necessity of living each day in the light of the End rings out from the very start. Here is a book…

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