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All articles & reviews tagged with repentance

Article

January 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Christ Disowned

Peter's denial of his Lord is recorded in all four Gospels, and to have the full picture we need to take into account the details given in each account. It is remarkable that all four evangelists record this denial, because when the Gospels were written Peter was a leading apostle, one of the chief…

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December 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

Out of Darkness

As a young boy in a large family of six, I had known a good upbringing in a caring and close-knit family. My parents had been devoted to us and gave us much moral direction. I was brought up to attend the local Anglican church, where I became a server or altar boy. I…

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Historical

December 1997
Articles > Historical

The conversion of John Cennick

John Cennick is one of the lesser-known figures of the eighteenth-century Awakening. He was born on 12 December 1718, at Reading. His parents were attached to the Anglican Church. His mother instructed him in the faith and ensured he was regular at church. He says she 'would not suffer me to play on the…

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Article

August 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

True Faith

Most people have faith of one kind or another, and there are many who profess faith in Christ. But it is evident that the 'faith' produced by much modern-day evangelism is not true saving faith, because it does not produce the same characteristics as the faith which is taught and exemplified in the Word…

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Article

July 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

True Repentance

When scientists tell you something that involves cells that you cannot see with the naked eye, unless you have sufficient scientific knowledge and a microscope powerful enough you cannot verify their claims. The same is true in spiritual matters. 'Except a man is born again, He cannot see [understand] the kingdom of God' (John…

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Article

October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Real REPENTANCE – do you have it?

When Jesus began to preach, he told his hearers to 'repent' (Matthew 4:17). He stated in Luke 13 that unless we repented we would perish- every one of us, without exception. Regardless of how 'religious' we may be, according to Jesus we are not on our way to heaven unless we have repented of…

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January 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Guilt-free Christianity

In the recently published book 'What would Jesus say?', a minister speculates on what Jesus might say to some modern-day celebrities. What, for instance, would Jesus say if he walked into one of Madonna's concerts? He believes Jesus would treat her as he did the adulterous woman of John 4 and challenge those who…

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