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All articles & reviews tagged with worship

Article

January 1999
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

What worship means

In many churches today there is chaos in worship. The tragedy is that so few seem to be looking to the Scriptures for their principles. People say, 'That sounds worshipful' or 'That doesn't sound worshipful', or 'I can worship God in this kind of service'. But they are making a totally subjective judgement as…

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Article

March 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Things never change

When the apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthian church he deplored the fact that ‘The Jews require a sign and the Greeks seek after wisdom’, and he immediately distances himself from both Jews and Greeks by declaring, ‘but we preach Christ crucified’ (1 Corinthians 1:22-23). The situation has not changed today. People continue to…

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Article

March 1998
Articles > Biblical/theological

Benefit from your Bible

​·Our passage is Matthew 26:6-13, where an un-named woman anoints Jesus by breaking an alabaster flask of precious oil and pouring the contents over his head. In John’s Gospel, the woman is identified as Mary of Bethany and anoints his feet rather than his head. Unless there were two separate but similar events, which…

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Article

February 1998
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Unity and peace at what price?

'But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship Him' (John 4:23) How much truth are you willing to give up for the sake of unity and peace? While such a question seems ridiculous, yet it…

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Historical

October 1997
Articles > Historical

Medieval mistakes

Although provoked by the indulgences peddled by Johannes Tetzel, the very first proposition which Luther offered for public debate in his Ninety-Five Theses put the axe to the root of the tree of medieval theology: ‘When our Lord and Master, Jesus Christ, said "Repent," he meant that the entire life of believers should be…

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Article

May 1997
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

A need to meet

Someone once said, ‘Stop looking for the church that meets your needs and find the church that needs to meet and worship the Lord.’ These words are very appropriate for the many church samplers of our day. The raven that Noah sent out did not return, because it could live on the dead and…

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Article

November 1996
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Children in worship

There is a certain difference of opinion concerning whether small children should stay in worship services or should have a separate class during sermon time. Children should stay There are those like Walter Chantry who is the pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He believes that children belong in church. It is his…

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