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Why are we people of the cross?

We cherish the cross of Jesus for many reasons, but one of the fundamental reasons is because of what the cross accomplishes. It saves sinners like us. 88 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Was John Stott interested in Orthodoxy?

Translating for John Stott in Oradea, Romania, 1994

This blog post was prompted by a recent text written on his blog by my virtual friend Carson Clark, who argued, controversially, as he often does, that ‘it seems to him’, ‘Christians need to stop affirming the centrality of the cross’. 1,134 more words


Should Christians Try to Improve Society?

Tomorrow morning I’ll be teaching on Jesus’ salt and light metaphors from the Sermon on the Mount, as part of our CounterCulture series at White Fields. 366 more words


The Theonomy Debate - Responding To Jordan Cooper (2)

For those of you who are just joining in, yesterday I began responding to a recent podcast by Pastor Jordan Cooper (you can find part one… 1,758 more words

Christian Reconstructionism

The Prayer Motivator Minute #605


John Stott said, “In prayer we do not “prevail on” God, but rather prevail on ourselves to submit to God.”

Our prayer motivator passage from the Word of God today is John 16:24 which reads: “Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.” 59 more words


Stott on 1 John 2:24:

“Christian theology is anchored not only to certain historical events, culminating in the saving career of Jesus, but to the authoritative apostolic witness to, and interpretation of, these events.

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God is deeply upsetting

An excerpt from John Stott’s classic, Basic Christianity, in which he articulates why a man’s problem in seeking God may not be intellectual but moral. 300 more words