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All articles & reviews tagged with blessing


February 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Look at the birds, are you not of more value than they?

In his wonderful ‘Sermon on the Mount’ Jesus Christ was encouraging his disciples not to worry or fret about materials things, such as what they would wear or eat. I like to think that these men to whom Jesus was speaking were showing signs of concern at that time about how they were to…

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May 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Beatitudes 3. The Happy Mourner

Today’s society is geared for entertainment. In a perceptive analysis of the effect of television on culture, Neil Postman has written: ‘When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainment, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become…

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September 1995
Articles > Historical

A timely quote…

'As God can send a newborn or people no greater blessing than to give them faithful, sincere and upright ministers, so the greatest curse that God can possibly send upon a people in this world is to give them over to blind, unregenerate, camel, lukewarm and unskillful guides. And yet, in all, ages we…

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