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August 2011
Reviews > Book

Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God

In this carefully written book, John Piper pleads for Christians to make best use of their minds, to use them to the full for the glory of Christ and the honour of God; to ‘love God with all your … mind’. Others have answered more fully various philosophical questions about faith, reason, truth and…

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September 1999
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

A Generation without Fear

When you kill others and then kill yourself it is plain you have no fear of God. The idea that all accountability can be avoided by suicide reveals there is no knowledge of a holy and just God who can cast both body and soul into hell (Matthew 10:28). The two teenagers in Colorado…

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June 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Count it all joy

'My brethren,' writes James as he begins his epistle, 'count it all joy when you fall into various trials'. The King James Version says 'temptations'. The word can be translated 'temptation' or 'trial' or 'test'. James is not speaking here about temptation as we normally understand it, but rather about trials and tests. He…

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May 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Forgiveness

What would you give to know that all your sins are forgiven and forever forgotten by God? What would you give, if you could somehow wipe the slate clean, absolutely clean, and know that the holy Lord God will never charge you with, condemn you for, or in any way punish you because of…

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May 1999
Articles > Guest column

Does God promise health and wealth? Trusting God when the light fades.

According to Thomas Brooks, ‘as a Christian is never out of the reach of God’s hand, so he is never out of the view of God’s eye’. It is a consoling truth which every wise Christian takes to heart. For life, the Christian life, can be hard. Losses and crosses are the lot of…

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February 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Peace like a river

Horatio Spafford was a successful and prominent businessman in Chicago in the middle of the last century. He had enjoyed great success. He was wealthy, well known and influential. But overnight he lost almost everything. The great Chicago fire left him in near financial ruin, and he decided to relocate to Europe with his…

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February 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Courage in crisis

'Don't pray to anyone but me for thirty days,' commanded Darius, the king of Persia. The royal edict plunged Daniel, the king's respected administrator, into a crisis. Should the eighty-year-old Daniel continue his lifelong habit of praying three times a day, or give prayer a miss for the next month? Really no choice The…

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