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Article

November 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

Sola Scriptura — a necessity today

Martin Luther, reflecting on his momentous calling, wrote 'All I have done is to put forth, preach and write the Word of God, and apart from this I have done nothing'. In our own days of widespread apostasy, ignorance and superstition, I cannot help but feel that Christians need to look back to the…

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Historical

October 1999
Articles > Historical

Giovanni Diodati : 1576 – 1649

For lovers of God’s Word and ways, there are names littered throughout church history which stir feelings of profound gratitude. These names are centuries old, many of them dating from the Reformation. They are the names of men and women to whom we owe an enormous debt. In many cases they laid down their…

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Article

September 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Sufficiency of Scripture

Last month, we began to look at the sufficiency of Scripture. We continue by first considering God's design in providing the written Word for his people. In doing so, it will be helpful to relate this provision to both the wisdom and the love of  God. The wisdom of God It is a basic…

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News

April 1999
News

The Bible and the TV Guide

They lie on the table, side by side The Holy Bible and the TV Guide. One is well worn but cherished with pride (not the Bible but the TV Guide). One is used daily to help folks decide (No! Not the Bible: it is the TV Guide). As pages are turned, what shall they…

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Article

June 1998
Articles > Guest column

Seeing it for yourself

Countless Christians read their Bible every day without it doing them very much good. Why is this? It is because there is always some distance between the print in the Book and the experience of their souls. The Word on the page does not become the Word in them. This is tragic, because there…

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Article

May 1998
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

So why don’t we pray?

If God has indeed 'shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God', it is only 'in the face of Jesus Christ' that this knowledge may be found (2 Corinthians 4:6). A constant stream of books and sermons encourages the church to pray. Exhortation to pray is…

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Article

October 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Benefit from your Bible

Bible study notes are popular, but have you ever thought of writing your own? Why should I do so, you may ask; what would be the benefit of such extra effort? The idea behind the suggestion is that note-making will encourage us to dig deeper into the Scriptures. The finest spiritual gemstones and the…

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