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Ignorant Of The Scriptures

Why is it so hard to get people to study the Scriptures? Common sense tells us what revelation commands: ‘Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God’–‘Search the Scriptures’–‘Be ready to give to every one a reason of the hope that is in you.’ These are the words of the inspired writers, and these injunctions are confirmed by praising those who obey the admonition. 49 more words

Discipleship

Why Hannah More?

The problem with many of our heroes is that they are people we could never be. They are “other.” There is something about them that while we respect and wish to emulate we can never really be due of some circumstance out of our control. 265 more words

Social Justice

The forgotten economic motives of missionisation.

Some of us especially in Africa lament the influence of christianity over other spheres of life outside the religious space. We would love to separate religion from other secular activities. 631 more words

The Clapham Sect and the other Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte Augusta

The news of the birth of Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge has been widely welcomed, especially by those of us who particularly wanted a girl. 1,675 more words

William Wilberforce

Amazing Grace

Hoje vim falar de um filme que vi duas vezes e pretendo ver mais algumas. O nome original é Amazing Grace, devido ao tão conhecido hino de John Newton. 1,390 more words

Real Manhood

I spoke recently with a man who spent some time as a jailer.  He concluded that most men are in jail because they never learned how to control themselves.  448 more words

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Isaiah 66:8  Who has ever heard of such things? Who has ever seen things like this? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? 393 more words