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All articles & reviews tagged with eternity

Article

July 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Health and safety or hope and salvation? The church’s message during a pandemic

‘Why do our church leaders worship at the altar of health and safety?’ ran the title of a recent article by a Sunday Times columnist, above a picture of the Archbishop of Canterbury at a homemade altar in his kitchen. That image seems to epitomise the response of church leaders in Britain to the…

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Historical

December 2019
Articles > Historical

Arthur Stace: ‘Mr Eternity’

As we approached the new millennium in December, 1999 there were concerns that computer systems would crash, causing mayhem around the globe. Some feared that it may usher in the end of the world. The first pictures from a new year generally come from Sydney, Australia. The new millennium in 2000 was no exception.…

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Article

March 2000
Articles > Evangelistic

Where will you spend Eternity?

One cold night in 1956, the minister of the Burton Street Baptist Church, Sydney, noticed the shadowy outline of a crouched man, oblivious to his presence, writing on the footpath. ‘Are you Mr Eternity?’ asked Mr Thompson. ‘Guilty your honour!’ came the softly spoken reply as the small man stood up. After 26 years…

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Article

December 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

Death sentence at 50

1989 and 1990 were very significant years in world history. This period saw the virtual collapse of communism in Europe, and apartheid in South Africa. The infamous Berlin Wall was demolished, and Nelson Mandela was released from prison. For me personally, 1990 brought the shattering news that I had a primary brain tumour. A…

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November 1996
Articles > Biblical/theological

Saving and losing

‘For whosoever shall save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake, and the gospel’s, the same shall save it’ (Mark 8:35) ... The Lord tells us plainly that if we save our lives in this world, we will lose them in the world to come. And if…

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September 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Where will you spend eternity?

Someone once described death as 'the last thing we talk about'. With life expectancy longer than ever before, people tend to think of death as something remote, an event so distant that it is not even worth a thought. The Lord Jesus obviously thought otherwise. His teaching is recorded in Luke 16: 19-31. Here,…

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News

March 1995
News > United States of America

Letter from America: What of these people?

As the aircraft gently lifts off from Chicago, it leaves behind one of the busiest airports in the world. At first, it heads out over Lake Michigan before turning sharply around and flying back over Chicago. It is already dark outside, as I sit with my head pressed against the small window. Below, the…

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