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"Childlike faith" by J. Gresham Machen

“What mars the simplicity of the childlike faith which Jesus commends is not an admixture of knowledge, but an admixture of self-trust. To receive the kingdom as a little child is to receive it as a free gift without seeking in the slightest measure to earn it for one’s self. 165 more words

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"Moses had faith" by J.C. Ryle

“Moses had faith. Faith was the mainspring of his wonderful conduct. Faith made him do as he did, choose what he chose, and refuse what he refused. 1,083 more words

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The Centrality of Missions

One of the Biblical passages which is commonly talked about in missionary minded churches is Matthew 28:18-20, commonly referred to as The Great Commission.

Then Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 351 more words

Bible

The Eclipse of the Gospel in Evangelicalism

A few years ago I read Graeme Goldsworthy‘s Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical InterpretationIn Chapter 12 Goldsworthy discusses what he titles “The Eclipse of the Gospel in Evangelicalism” (pp. 1,941 more words

Religion

Radical - David Platt

Radical: Taking Back Your Faith From The American Dream is honest and compelling. In this work author David Platt challenges the nature of specific values most Americans hold dear and delineates how those values  inform what one does as an American citizen. 297 more words

Nonfiction

When a child dies

Ministry to Grieving Parents

When we witness the anguish, the anger, the questions, the devastation that comes to families that experience the death of a child, we find ourselves desperate to figure out what we can do, what we can say, that will truly help. 985 more words

Christian Theology

"The gospel and envy" by Jonathan Edwards

“The gospel scheme, all of it from beginning to end, tends to the contrary of this spirit of envy. The Christian form of doctrine doth abundantly hold forth those things which militate against a spirit of envy. 322 more words

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