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April 2019
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Enduring the cross

Hebrews 12:2 tells us that Jesus ‘endured the cross’. Loch Ness is a narrow stretch of water, yet it reaches depths exceeding two hundred metres. The brevity of that biblical phrase is similarly deceiving. Often perhaps, we read it quickly, barely pausing to consider its fathomless content. Part of the problem is that words…

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Happy Christmas?

Gary Clayton reminds everyone, including Christians, what the Christmas season is all about. To millions around the world Christmas is the most eagerly anticipated time of the year. For some, it’s a time of joy, celebration, family and worship. For others, it can be a profoundly lonely, materialistic or depressing experience. Christmas, however one…

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

The perfect man

Has there ever been a perfect human being? In spite of the praise and adoration we lavish on our heroes, saints and pop-idols, the answer has to be ‘no’. The Bible, however, claims a single exception to this rule. Jesus Christ, the Bible maintains, was the perfect man who shows us what humanity should…

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June 2017
Articles > Biblical/theological

Preaching Christ

For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified (1 Corinthians 2:2). Paul the apostle was a man of determination. Before he was converted, he was a fiery zealot for the law of Moses and persecuted those who did not agree with him. After he met Jesus, this…

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June 2017
Reviews > Book

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus

This series of meditations on the cross and resurrection of Christ, from the pen of Don Carson, drives home the absolute centrality of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ to the faith and life of every believer. Five passages from the New Testament provide the biblical material for these meditations, each focusing on…

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June 2017
Reviews > Book

The Transforming Power of God: Encountering Christ in the Life of Elisha

The subtitle of this book is ‘Encountering Christ in the life of Elisha’. The author says that by doing this the Lord will stand ‘before us in new colours’. If we fail to do this, we will be sadly deprived ‘of many interesting and profitable insights into the nature of Christ’s ministry’. Some parallels…

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November 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ and his church

A bride from eternity We often speak of the glorious themes of Scripture, which recur and develop through the Old Testament and on into the New, as 'threads' in the fabric of the written Word of God. There is the scarlet thread of Christ's atoning sacrifice and the types and prophecies that point to…

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