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Was Christ's Death Just an Inspiring Example?

John Stott: “the death of Jesus is more than an inspiring example. If this was all there is to it, much of what we find in the Gospels would make no sense. 425 more words


"As a body without breath is a corpse, so the church without the Spirit is dead."

“Without the Holy Spirit, Christian discipleship would be inconceivable, even impossible. There can be no life without the life-giver, no understanding without the Spirit of truth, no fellowship without the unity of the Spirit, no Christlikeness of character apart from his fruit, and no effective witness without his power. 18 more words

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The inconvenient Jesus

It isn’t long before we realize that to find God and to accept Jesus Christ is a very inconvenient experience for most people. It would involve rethinking our whole outlook on life and lead to major changes in the way we live.

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Evaluating Eis Apantēsin & Eschatological Hope

In Rapture or No-Rapture, That is the Question, I presented two different understanding of what Paul meant by the idea that Christians will be reunited again in the clouds to meet their returning Lord and King Jesus in the air ( 1 Thessalonians 4:17). 295 more words


The celebrated Mrs Lessingham: lover, mother, sister, daughter

Image from Cornell University Library

In our last article on Samuel Derrick we mentioned that he lived for a time with ‘the celebrated Mrs L’, otherwise the actress Jane Lessingham.   2,909 more words

Covent Garden

“I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross…In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it?” John Stott… 83 more words

One Equals=One Thousand: Two = Ten Thousand- Build Together A Church

If Christians are to be the church God wants them to be, they must get over a basic misunderstanding of how the church is to function. 4,499 more words