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All articles & reviews tagged with salvation

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December 2017
Articles > Evangelistic

Real celebration

The story is told of a fellow who decided he’d throw a retirement party for his colleagues, friends and family, having worked in the same company for over 40 years. He hired a hall, booked a jazz band, contacted some outside caterers and sent out the invitations. Then, in due course, a great crowd…

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December 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Making sense of terrorism and tragedy

How are Christians to respond to recent tragic events in the UK? There have been bombings at Parsons Green and at the Manchester Arena. There was the attack in Westminster. And, barely had the police cordons been lifted in Borough Market and London Bridge, when another cordon went up around Grenfell Tower, because of…

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Review

Reviews > Book

From the Garden of Eden to the Glory of Heaven: God’s Unfolding Plan & How It Relates to Christians Today

As a pastor it is not uncommon for me to be asked, ‘How does the Bible fit together?’ From home study groups, I am sometimes sent questions about the ‘big picture’ of salvation; individuals ask me, ‘What book can I read to help me understand how Scripture works?’ I was therefore intrigued and delighted…

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Reviews > Book

Salvation Is More Complicated Than You Think

Alan Stanley lectures in Old and New Testament at Mueller College of Ministries, Brisbane, Australia, and is an associate pastor of Buderim Gospel Chapel, Sunshine Coast. His doctoral thesis at Dallas Theological Seminary (2003) was published as a scholarly monograph entitled: ‘Did Jesus teach salvation by works? The role of works in salvation in…

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Reviews > Book

Faith Comes By Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism

Is general revelation in any sense sufficient to lead to saving faith? Can anyone be saved because of their sincere adherence to another belief system? These are among the questions addressed and answered in this excellent book. The issue of whether anyone can be saved without an explicit saving experience of Christ has been…

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December 2001
Articles > Evangelistic

God to the rescue

For two thousand years Christians have recognised that the words of the Bible (from Genesis to Revelation) are words inspired by the living God. All his words are reliable and true. Here Paul is speaking about God's Son coming to earth as a human being with a mission. But you might well be thinking:…

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November 2001
Articles > Biblical/theological

Two letters in one

'Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ and a brother of James, to those who are the called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: May mercy, peace and love be multiplied to you. 'Beloved, while I was making every effort to write to you about our common salvation, I felt the…

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