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All articles & reviews tagged with paul

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March 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

A Disciple

One of the great events in the life of the Christian church took place when our Lord Jesus led the man Saul of Tarsus to himself. How sovereign the workings of the Lord appear in the whole encounter on the Damascus road! The omnipotent power of the ascended Christ shone around the arch-persecutor of…

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December 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

It pleased God

'But when it pleased God to reveal his Son in me...' (Galatians 1:15) - this was in God's appointed time, and according to God's predestinating will. When Paul starts off this brief account of his conversion by saying, 'But when it pleased God', etc. then he is throwing us back to the previous few…

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November 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Only a secretary

Tertius is only mentioned on one occasion in the whole of Scripture. We find his name at the end of Paul's epistle to the Romans where he sends his greetings to the saints in Rome, introducing himself as the one who 'wrote this epistle' (Romans 16:22). This does not mean, of course, that the…

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June 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Jesus paid it all

King Herod enjoyed playing to an audience, though the part he played was brutal and murderous. He executed James, brother of the apostle John. This pleased the Jews, so Herod went after Peter too. But God had said, 'Touch not mine anointed' (Psalm 105:15). The Lord Jesus warned that whoever offended one of these…

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January 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Paul – the man of God

A treasured piece of Scripture (Acts 20:17-38) provides us with a vivid portrait of history's greatest Christian, both as a man and also as a missionary and pastor. With a few deft strokes on the canvas, in the centre of which stands Christ for whom the apostle Paul lived and died (Philippians 1:21), the…

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