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February 2019
Articles > Evangelistic

Freed, but at a price

Just days before Easter 2018, Redouane Lakdim, a 25-year-old Moroccan criminal, opened fire on passengers in a car in southern France, killing one.  Minutes later he fired on a group of police officers who were jogging near the castle in Carcassonne. He then drove to the town of Trèbes and stormed a supermarket, shooting…

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February 2019
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Western Europe > France > News > Events > Persecution

Carcassonne terrorist attack: a Christian response

Terrorism has hit again! Since Friday 23rd March, France has been in shock. The attack in Carcassonne and Trèbes left four people dead and many injured physically and psychologically. The French are sad, angry and indignant. As Christians, how should we react? What thoughts should guide us?  Today we want to weep with those…

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December 2000
Articles > Evangelistic

The joy of forgiveness

Does anyone want to be sad? There are some people who give that impression, but no one really wants to be miserable. We all want to be happy. David, King of Israel, did too. A king has no shortage of wealth, servants or any other means to make him happy. David could have called…

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June 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Cross – Its perfect triumph

How did Calvary look to the disciples of Jesus in the hours after his death? The question can be easily answered. In the disciples' eyes, Calvary was a tragedy. It was a place where good was defeated, hopes crushed, and evil won the day. Two of them expressed their feelings plaintively: 'We had hoped…

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December 1997
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – Cross bearing

The Lord Jesus took up his cross, knowing that at the end of the road he would be nailed to it and there die. The cross he carried was God-given, for on it he would die in the place of his people. Christ told all who would follow him that they must be cross…

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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The dying words of Jesus – ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Jesus was nailed to the cross at nine in the morning. He died at three in the afternoon. The first three of his dying statements were spoken during his first three hours on the cross. The last four were spoken in quick succession just before he died at three. From noon until three Jesus…

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August 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Peace, perfect peace

Before we can worship God in peace of conscience and liberty of heart, we must know, on the authority of God's Word and the power of the Holy Spirit, that the entire question of our sin has been answered for ever by the blood and sacrifice of the Lord Jesus Christ. We must know…

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