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All articles & reviews tagged with scripture

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October 2020
Articles > Comment

Are we to be shaped by Scripture or culture?

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, says Scripture. It is in the spirit of friendship that this newspaper takes the unhappy step of raising concerns about recent online seminars broadcast by our friends in the Evangelical Movement of Wales. There were a number of seminars aimed at young adults, as part of AberLite,…

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September 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Hidden in the heart

We are repeatedly warned that modern technology is changing the way we think, the way we remember. Tech gurus tell us that no longer do we remember information, we remember where to find it. So, for example, rather than remembering the kings and queens of England, we remember the webpage (or kind of webpage,…

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March 2018
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

Did Jesus hold false beliefs?

It is becoming increasingly popular for theologians to accept the idea that Jesus, because of his human nature, erred in what he taught and believed about the Old Testament. Recently, well-known apologist William Lane Craig made some interesting comments on this issue, in response to a non-Christian’s question about Jesus’ belief in the historicity…

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December 2017
Articles > Evangelistic

Just an old book?

The circumstances surrounding someone’s conversion to Christ may vary widely, but it seems to me that there are five elements common to all: conviction of sin; repentance; hearing (or reading) the gospel; the exercise of faith in the finished work of Christ; and a subsequent, evident change in lifestyle. My own conversion occurred in…

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Review

Reviews > Book

The Divine Spiration of Scripture: Challenging Evangelical Perspectives

In writing this book Professor McGowan is well aware of the controversy it will stir as he addresses the long-running debate over the doctrine of Scripture. His stated intention is not to offer ‘a final word on the subject’ but to ‘contribute to discussions about the nature and function of Scripture in evangelical Christianity’.…

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Reviews > Book

Is That You, Lord? Hearing the Voice of the Lord: a Biblical Perspective

Christian guidance is such a perennially thorny issue for so many Christians that any good material is to be jumped upon. Gary Gilley’s book provides much that is helpful. His major argument is that the Bible is absolutely our only source of guidance and, outside of that, there is no way and no need…

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November 2000
Articles > Biblical/theological

Love the Word

The Word of God should be central in the lives of God’s believing people. We need it for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness (2 Timothy 3:15-17). It gives us delight and joy, and an expectation of extraordinary glory, as the Holy Spirit reveals to us the wonders of God’s grace in the…

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