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Why do we suffer?

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August 2010
Evangelistic

Why do we suffer?

Why do we suffer? Dudley Reeves Human suffering is a universal fact of life. Whatever our age or circumstances, from time to time at least, and to a greater or lesser extent, we all experience the pain and heartache of suffering. But why do we suffer? There seem to be at least five secondary reasons. We do…

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Why did Jesus die?

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April 2010
Evangelistic

Why did Jesus die?

Why did Jesus die? Dudley Reeves Why did Jesus Christ die? Could there be a more important question for any of us than that? If you had been outside the city walls of Jerusalem that epoch-changing day, the answer would have seemed obvious.  Jesus died because he was crucified. The six-inch-long Roman spikes through his hands…

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At the door of the empty tomb

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April 2010
Evangelistic

At the door of the empty tomb

At the door of the empty tomb Just before Christmas, I was on a long train journey. To pass the time, I picked up a copy of the Metro and came across a review of the recent decade - the noughties.  As I scanned the double-page spread, I expected to see events like the 9/11…

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Christianity is true

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December 2009
Evangelistic

Christianity is true

Christianity is true True Christianity is Christ. It stands or falls by the historical person of Jesus Christ. Alone among the great religions Christianity claims that its founder was divine - God in human form. Jesus made astounding claims for himself. Here are three: 'I am the light of the world'; 'I am the resurrection and…

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‘A satisfaction and completeness I had never known before’

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December 2009
Evangelistic

‘A satisfaction and completeness I had never known before’

'A satisfaction and completeness I had never known before' I was brought up to go to a Church of England church in North Yorkshire, but stopped going when I was about ten to play football. Although I do not remember the gospel being preached there, I did believe in God, and God was good to me.…

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A Gurkha soldier stands for Christ

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December 2009
Evangelistic

A Gurkha soldier stands for Christ

The Christian testimony of WO2 (Retd) Lalit Bahadur Gurung While I was on intensive and hard training in the Training Depot Brigade of Gurkhas, Hong Kong, one day I received a letter from my parent saying, ‘My son, we have found the true and loving God who is known as Jesus Christ. If you…

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‘I was so full of joy’

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December 2009
Evangelistic

‘I was so full of joy’

'I was so full of joy' The only connection with church I had when growing up was the occasional service as part of my school days.  I didn't really think about God and assumed there was nothing after death. I guess I believed in evolution like most people, but the subject really didn't interest me.    …

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