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December 2000
Articles > Evangelistic

Saved in a shipyard

I was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1926 but not into a Christian family. When I was not quite three years old my mother died. My father remarried and I went to live with my grandmother, who was an old-time Methodist. She taught me many things about the Lord and about the Bible. She used…

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December 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

God with us

The wonder of the Incarnation Sometimes we say a thing 'seems too good to be true', though we are not really doubting its truth. Sometimes we say that 'fact is stranger than fiction', because that is just how it can seem. Sometimes a thing is so unexpected, so unbelievable, that we say it cannot…

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September 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

Becoming a Christian (2): Seeking God

In last month’s article (Part I) we looked at the common but mistaken idea that becoming a Christian is an easy process which anyone can accomplish if he is so minded. This month we shall turn to some biblical illustrations in order to be positive and give better guidance in this matter. These illustrations…

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August 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Rejecting good news

Christ and the apostles travelled widely preaching good news, yet their message was rejected and most of them ended their lives in martyrdom. They were despised and rejected wherever they went. This was not because they lived immoral lives, failed to do good or were covetous or proud men. They were persecuted because the…

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July 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

True Repentance

When scientists tell you something that involves cells that you cannot see with the naked eye, unless you have sufficient scientific knowledge and a microscope powerful enough you cannot verify their claims. The same is true in spiritual matters. 'Except a man is born again, He cannot see [understand] the kingdom of God' (John…

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May 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Helps in hearing – James 1:18-22

The importance of hearing the Word of God is summed up by Paul in Romans 10:17, ‘Faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the word of God.’ first he mentions faith. There is no salvation apart from faith and faith comes to us through hearing. What we hear is the word of God! James…

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May 1997
Articles > Biblical/theological

Saved by a cup of water

A condemned captive was once brought before an Asiatic prince for execution. The executioner already had the sword of execution raised over his head, when, impressed by intolerable thirst, the prisoner asked for water. A cup was handed him. He held it, apprehensively, lest the executioner would strike while he was in the act…

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