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All articles & reviews tagged with forgiveness

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December 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Redemption

Writing to the Corinthian church, Paul declares that 'Christ is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption' (1 Corinthians 1: 30). In the first of a series of articles by different contributors, we consider what it means that Christ is made 'redemption' to those who trust in him. In Ephesians 1:7,…

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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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October 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The dying words of Jesus – ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

Jesus was nailed to the cross at nine in the morning. He died at three in the afternoon. The first three of his dying statements were spoken during his first three hours on the cross. The last four were spoken in quick succession just before he died at three. From noon until three Jesus…

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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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