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All articles & reviews tagged with perseverance

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February 2020
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Pressing On, Finishing Well: Learning from Seven Biblical Characters

Not often do we find some of the most stimulating and challenging words of a book in the introduction. But here Michael Black’s personal conviction on the brevity of life and the vital necessity of living each day in the light of the End rings out from the very start. Here is a book…

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September 2019
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Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 essential convictions for every pastor

As the title suggests, this book is mainly directed at ministers, though occasional preachers and those considering going into the ministry would greatly benefit from its content. Dr MacArthur begins by stating that, despite having two godly ministers in his family, his father and grandfather, his ministry is most influenced by the Apostle Paul.…

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June 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Perseverance

There is a tale told about a farmer whose mule fell into a well. After many unsuccessful attempts to haul the mule out of the hole, the farmer decided the situation was hopeless. With sadness, he instructed his boys to fill truck-loads of soil and bury the old mule right there in the well.…

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God’s People in the Wilderness: The Church in Hebrews

Here is an unusual and timely book. It is unusual in that it tackles a subject that commentators often miss, and timely because its conclusions challenge Christians concerning the nature and mission of the church. As its title suggests, the author considers the wilderness theme as it applies to the people of God. He…

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Run to Win the Prize

This book examines the subject of Christian perseverance, focusing particularly on the warning passages of the New Testament. The author outlines a number of different views, and then expresses his own –– namely that the warning passages are addressed to Christians. They threaten damnation, and are one of the means God uses to preserve…

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Salvation Is More Complicated Than You Think

Alan Stanley lectures in Old and New Testament at Mueller College of Ministries, Brisbane, Australia, and is an associate pastor of Buderim Gospel Chapel, Sunshine Coast. His doctoral thesis at Dallas Theological Seminary (2003) was published as a scholarly monograph entitled: ‘Did Jesus teach salvation by works? The role of works in salvation in…

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August 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The five points of Calvinism

'Whom he predestined', says Paul to the Romans, 'these he also called; whom he called, these he also justified; and whom he justified, these he also glorified' (Romans 8:30). It is not possible, therefore, that any who are predestined (from eternity), and called and justified (in time), should be lost! It is not possible…

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