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All articles & reviews tagged with perseverance

Review

September 2019
Reviews > Book

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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Article

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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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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August 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

True Faith

Most people have faith of one kind or another, and there are many who profess faith in Christ. But it is evident that the 'faith' produced by much modern-day evangelism is not true saving faith, because it does not produce the same characteristics as the faith which is taught and exemplified in the Word…

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December 1996
Articles > Biblical/theological

Sharpening the blade

In spite of what many people think, hard work is good for you! Work is like a whetstone which sharpens the edge of a blade. If you really want to have a sharp cutting edge, then you must always do your best. Some people are good workers; others work at trying to escape work!…

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