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All articles & reviews tagged with god

Article

November 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The problem of answered prayer

Last month we reflected on the absurd approach of ‘prayer experiments’ which assume a kind of slot machine view of how prayer is supposed to work, with God as the Great Provider, jumping to do our bidding. But let us approach this from a different direction and ask: ‘why should God answer prayer at…

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Review

October 2020
Reviews > Book

Veiled in Flesh – The Incarnation: What It Means and Why It Matters

Although this book deals with a profound mystery, it is written in an accessible style. It falls into two parts: an exposition of the Christological elements of the opening verses of Hebrews followed by an historical and systematic theological discussion of the incarnation. Having been led by the end of chapter 5 to praise…

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

My Lord and my God!

It’s exciting! It’s amazing! It’s fantastic! As incredible as it seems, yet by faith I believe it’s true. Permit me to give a testimony, a wonderful witness that I could only make by God’s sovereign grace. Here it is: ‘The God of the Bible is my God!’ Let me be specific. My God is…

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Article

July 2018
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

What is man (3): The image of God — why Man is unique

The third edited extract from Edgar Andrews’ new book What is Man? Adam, alien or ape? In a previous chapter we considered how humans are unique among animals. In this chapter we shall see why we are unique. Previously we assessed Man’s relationship with the biosphere; now we must explore his relationship with God.…

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December 2001
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Atheism, a breath of fresh air?

In an opinion poll taken in Britain a few months ago, 38% of those interviewed said they were 'not religious'. Other surveys show that about one-half of these would go further and say that they were atheists. To some people atheism seems like a breath of fresh air. After all, if God does not…

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Historical

November 2000
Articles > Historical

The life of God in the soul of Man

Reminiscing on Henry Scougal’s work The life of God in the soul of man, George Whitefield noted, ‘I never knew what true religion was till God sent me this excellent treatise’. That such a spiritual giant as Whitefield should speak so highly of Scougal’s work should surely compel believers today to seek out and…

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Historical

April 2000
Articles > Historical

Evangelical Spirituality

Down to the eighteenth century, theologians regularly considered the concept of beauty to be central to any discussion of the divine nature. Evangelical theologians were no exception to this. As they read the Bible, especially the Hebrew Scriptures, they were struck by various places where God is described as beautiful. Old Testament evidence For…

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