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Guest Column-Broken hearts and numbered stars

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June 2004
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Guest Column-Broken hearts and numbered stars

Christians know what it is to have a passage of Scripture 'leap off the page'. This often happens with a portion that we have read many times before. When it occurs it is as if we were seeing the words for the first time. This was my experience some time ago with these words…

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May 2004
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The darkness of CalvaryHave you ever tried to imagine yourself watching the crucifixion of Jesus? What would you have found most unforgettable? With no shortage of details from which to choose, I would select the darkness that shrouded the land. This darkness fell at noon and lasted until three o’clock.There has never been such…

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April 2004
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'Ask! What shall I give you?' said the Lord to young King Solomon (1 Kings 3:5) and David's son asked for 'an understanding heart' (v. 9). Not the highest gift, nor what his father would have requested (Psalm 27:4), but valuable - shrewdness, common sense, nous, the ability to read people and situations, practical…

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March 2004
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The challenge of old ageArecent birthday has spurred me to think about growing old! Not only are policemen getting younger, but people are living longer — ten years more on average than a generation ago.The number of over-80s in the United Kingdom is growing by ten thousand a year. Old age — with its…

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Guest Column-Judge not

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February 2004
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Guest Column-Judge not

Is any part of Scripture more popular or misquoted than these words from Matthew 7:1? They have been adopted as the charter for a permissive, non-judgemental approach to life, an 'anything goes' mentality which never forms, let alone expresses, an unfavourable opinion about anyone or anything. People who otherwise have little time for Jesus…

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Guest Column-Creation is no side issue

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January 2004
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Guest Column-Creation is no side issue

It is my heartfelt prayer for this nation that the church would at last begin to see that creation is no side issue. Its rejection lies at the heart of the desperate malaise of Western society, which has lost its way in a maze of man-centred relativistic thinking. The church has ceased to ask…

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December 2003
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Many people think that we evolved - that over aeons of time simple molecules combined to form primitive life-forms which eventually evolved into men. But this is without any firm scientific foundation. Medical science has shown us the remarkable workings of DNA - with its digital-computer-like control mechanism for making all the proteins necessary…

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