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September 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

Becoming a Christian (2): Seeking God

In last month’s article (Part I) we looked at the common but mistaken idea that becoming a Christian is an easy process which anyone can accomplish if he is so minded. This month we shall turn to some biblical illustrations in order to be positive and give better guidance in this matter. These illustrations…

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February 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ our righteousness

'Christ Jesus, who became for us ... righteousness' (1 Corinthians 1:30) A real Christian, says the Bible, is one who has been declared righteous, or 'justified' in the sight of God, through faith in Christ alone. That Christ has 'become our righteousness' means exactly what it says, namely that his perfect righteousness has been…

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January 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Way of Holiness

The apostle Paul wrote, 'Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God' (2 Corinthians 7:1). This is a clear call to holiness to all who belong to God. In the previous chapter Paul outlined several wonderful promises that…

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August 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Adorn the doctrine

Paul exhorts us to 'adorn the doctrine of God' (Titus 2:10). This we must seek to do, but we must be careful how we do it. We cannot adorn it with choirs and music, whether they be cantatas or guitars. Listen to the birds sing, the wind whisper through the pines, the water rippling…

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