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Comment – Throne-room worship – Robert L. Dickie

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August 2006
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Comment – Throne-room worship – Robert L. Dickie

Jesus Christ our Lord said, 'true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father is seeking such to worship him' (John 4:23). One of the most amazing facts about God is that he is seeking a people to worship his Son Jesus Christ. If you have become a Christian,…

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June 2006
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Comment-Leadership

'Leadership' is a buzzword these days, with society's ills frequently (and at times unfairly) traced back to failures by our national leaders. Yet few political leaders would continue to hold office without the tacit consent of the majority - who are thus complicit in maintaining the very leadership of which they complain. So, what…

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May 2006
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Reaching for the bucketChristians are born to shine. In the resurrection, declares Daniel, ‘those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn many to righteousness like the stars for ever and ever’ (Daniel 12:3). The Lord Jesus Christ takes up the theme: ‘then the righteous will shine…

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April 2006
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Prime Minister Tony Blair has done the unthinkable - and in the eyes of some, the unforgivable. In a television -interview on 4 March he mentioned God and politics in the same breath.He would answer to God, said Mr Blair, for his decision to go to war against Saddam Hussein. He added that his…

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February 2006
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The tip of the icebergWith the 'civil partnerships' legalisation now in force in the UK, our nation has embraced a sin long associated with the names of Sodom and Gomorrah. While homosexuality is not an unforgivable sin in the sight of God (see 1 Corinthians 6:9-11), it is unambiguously condemned in Scripture (Leviticus 18:22;…

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January 2006
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COMMENT-Not grudgingly

It is a hidden problem but a real one nonetheless. It is a ball-and-chain for many churches. It is a silent blight that spoils the fruit upon the vine. I refer to a grudging spirit.We are warned about it in the New Testament. Paul urges, 'let each one give as he purposes in his…

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November 2005
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Following JesusWhen Helen Roseveare first arrived on the Congo mission field in 1953 she was greeted by memorable words from senior missionary Jack Scholes. She recalls them in her autobiography Give me this mountain(IVP; pp.75-76).‘If you think you have come to the mission field because you are a little better than others, or as…

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