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All articles & reviews tagged with grace

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August 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Nicodemus – buying the truth

We know very little about Nicodemus. The information we do have about him is supplied by John, in three passages in the fourth Gospel: 3:1-21; 7:45-53; and 19:38-42. These passages demonstrate the development of grace in the life of this renowned Jew whom John never allows us to forget, and of whom John constantly…

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March 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Preaching the gospel properly: 3

It is time to be more positive, but there is, of course, no single way of preaching the gospel properly. God uses preachers of many different styles and methods to call his elect. It would be very dull if we all used exactly the same approach. Certainly, I have neither the right nor the…

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February 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Do you believe in predestination?

A number of years ago when the Calvinist / Arminian controversy was being actively discussed in Scotland, one man stood up in a prayer meeting end preyed, 'I thank you, Lord, that there is no such word as predestination in the Bible'. It perhaps reflected, sadly, that in coming to conclusions upon matters of…

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