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All articles & reviews tagged with fear

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February 2021
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

I fear God, and I’m afraid of God

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Not only that, but the fear of the Lord is the beginning of the Christian life. The Bible makes it clear that to love God, to honour God, to obey God, we must fear God. But ‘fear’ is a word with many dimensions, many…

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June 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Are you feeling anxious?

I hope the answer is no. For anxiety is a horrible, painful, and disabling experience. But according to current surveys most people in the UK today are anxious. A recent poll reported 64 percent of the population were stressed or anxious, which means over 40 million Britons today are feeling anxious. Now I think…

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Article

December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Facing the future

Mary’s hopes and dreams for her firstborn son were overshadowed by prophecy, but she never forgot who held the future for Jesus. Last year I wrote about the difficulties facing childless parents at Christmas, when everything seems to focus on ‘family’. This year we will be celebrating our own family ‘miracle’: a son finally…

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News

October 2018
News > Ethics

Ethics – Sexual abuse worker speaks out

Women seeking help at sexual abuse shelters could be put at risk if their shelters are forced to accept men claiming to identify as women, one worker has said. The female worker’s comments came after a report by LGBT rights group Stonewall, published in August, claimed sexual abuse shelters would be unaffected by assisting…

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August 2017
Articles > Comment

Fear and persecution

One of the signs of the end times, as predicted in Scripture, is the rise of fear within human hearts and the persecution of the Lord’s people. This is nothing new. We cannot overstate the warning given to the early New Testament church of such tribulation and suffering. Take the words of our Saviour:…

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Review

Reviews > Book

My God Is True: Lessons Learned Along Cancer’s Dark Road

I wonder whether you have had a scare through the possible diagnosis of cancer or some other life-threatening disease? I can recommend this book for all Christians to read, even before they get a scare or serious diagnosis. The story and its message will probably make you read it to the end in one…

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Article

July 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Worried? Who, Me?

You never worry do you? We might as well ask, 'Ducks don't swim do they?' Of course we worry - all of us at some time or another. James says that if a man is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man (James 3:2). We could say the same…

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