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The King Who Seeks

A couple of years ago, I heard the song “From a Distance” for the first time.  Though made popular by Bette Middler, my introduction was a live performance from a local celebrity during a fundraising breakfast for a community charity.   283 more words

Theologians

What Love is This?

Man claims prerogatives which belong to God alone; God accepts penalties which belong to man alone.

– John Stott

The Letters of John

The Letters of John (Revised Edition)

Publisher – Inter-Varsity Press: Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1988

Author – John R. W. Stott

I have benefited by any commentary written by Stott. 107 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Between Two Worlds

John Stott’s Between Two Worlds: The Challenge of Preaching Today argues for the supremacy of preaching through historical examples, theological basis, biblical understanding, and personal holiness. 559 more words

Literature

Considering Augustine on Tongues

The other day a congregant asked me a question about tongues since someone was encouraging them to “use their gifts.” Today I was turning to Augustine’s Homilies on the Gospel of John for my sermon. 711 more words

DO YOU STAND IN JUDGMENT UPON SCRIPTURE?

John Stott:

“We need to repent of the haughty way in which we sometimes stand in judgment upon Scripture and must learn to sit humbly under its judgments instead.

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Christianity

Substitution Explained

…the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man.
~John Stott The Cross of Christ

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