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All articles & reviews tagged with prophecy

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December 2020
Articles > Biblical/theological

Advent in a global pandemic

These have been dark days in 2020, even in the light of spring and summer. A global pandemic and fever-pitch identity politics. Protests devolving into urban warfare and civil division. Fierce hurricanes and raging wildfires. Those spared great personal suffering and pain haven’t lived under such ominous clouds in decades, if ever. The anxieties…

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August 2017
Articles > Biblical/theological

The heavenly session of the ascended Lord Jesus Christ (2)

Christ’s priestly work in heaven is unique. At his Father’s side, he is perpetually applying the shed blood of his sacrifice on behalf of his people. We have already noticed that Jesus Christ’s once-and-for-all, single act of propitiatory sacrifice need never be repeated (see previous article in ET, July 2017). It was perfect and…

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July 2017
Articles > Biblical/theological

The heavenly session of the Lord Jesus Christ (1)

The heavenly session of the risen, ascended Jesus Christ is often neglected, even when thoughts of his glory are considered. However, this subject is relevant to prayer and essential to the spiritual joy and peace of all God’s people. J. C. Ryle noted, ‘If we are Christians, we shall find it essential to our…

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Reviews > Book

Lamentations

This is a well-produced commentary on the book of Lamentations, which the author describes as ‘Living in the ruins’. Is it aimed at the ordinary Christian or is it more for the Bible student? The answer is probably both. It serves the ordinary Christian because it is well written and composed, with good subject…

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Reviews > Book

Prophecy Today: A Further Word from God?

The Christian world moves from one bizarre scene to another – following manic laughter in Toronto, we now have angelic surgery in Florida. Against the background of the confusing times in which we live, there is a great need for a sober and soundly biblical treatment of one of the phenomena that is part…

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December 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

Can prophecy be true?

Most attempts to prophesy the future end in failure. Those who claim to be prophets are usually charlatans. But the writers of the Old Testament were different. They forecast the future with uncanny accuracy. The Old Testament is a library of thirty-nine books, which makes up more than three-quarters of the Bible. It was…

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September 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

A Duel between two prophets

'The prophet who prophesies of peace, when the word of the prophet shall come to pass, then that prophet will be known as one whom the Lord has truly sent' (Jeremiah 28:9). The question arises: what are the people of the church to do when two 'prophets' or preachers of the same denomination both…

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