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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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Article

July 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Search the Scriptures

The Greek word here rendered search signifies a strict, close, diligent, curious search, such as men make when they are seeking gold, or hunters when they are in earnest after game. We must not rest content with having given a superficial reading to a chapter or two, but with the candle of the Spirit…

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Article

March 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The language of faith … and a personal response.

This article is a response to The language of faith, a personal view Dear Stuart, That our preaching should be as lucid as possible is not the issue, nor that there are certain archaic expressions in a few verses of some hymns as well as in some verses of the Authorized Version. You quote…

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