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All articles & reviews tagged with resurrection

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July 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The last enemy

Covid-19 has changed our society in many ways, and one of these is its view of death. For the pandemic has shaken our complacent confidence about sickness and death, hasn’t it? Just as the early 21st century disproved the late 20th century claim by Fukuyama that the end of history had arrived with the…

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June 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

Should we celebrate the sabbath on Saturday or Sunday?

Recently hearing a disturbing sermon from an elderly brother, I was constrained to respond to the things he was saying. This is how this article came to be written. He was a dear brother, a good-hearted man, who seems to have been shaken not by old Adventist arguments but by a new group, who…

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April 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ’s resurrection and our justification

How is the resurrection of Christ linked to the idea of justification in the New Testament? To answer this question, we must first explore the use and meaning of the term ‘justification’ in the New Testament. Confusion about this has provoked some of the fiercest controversies in the history of the church. The Protestant…

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April 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

A glorious resurrection

The Christian believer’s hope of life after death is highlighted by a comment attributed to John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States (from 1825 to 1829) and a leading opponent of slavery. A friend once asked him when he was an old man, ‘How is John Quincy Adams today?’ His reply was,…

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Reviews > Book

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus

This series of meditations on the cross and resurrection of Christ, from the pen of Don Carson, drives home the absolute centrality of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ to the faith and life of every believer. Five passages from the New Testament provide the biblical material for these meditations, each focusing on…

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Reviews > Book

Lifted: Experiencing the Resurrection Life

This book is a clear, accessible explanation of the significance of our Lord’s resurrection. Faithful to Scripture, the author considers four major implications of the resurrection — our assurance of salvation, the transformation of our lives in godliness, our hope for the future, and our calling to engage in world mission. He writes in…

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Reviews > Book

Raised with Christ: How the Resurrection Changes Everything

This is one of those books that addresses something that is blindingly obvious in the Bible, but which has been persistently overlooked in the church. The book’s subtitle (drawn from a Tim Keller quote) says it all — ‘How the resurrection changes everything’. It’s impossible to read this book without being challenged by just…

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