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The Gospel

Paul begins his “Gospel” of Romans with man’s sinfulness. Read Romans 1 and 2. Without a divine revelation of man’s utter and total sinfulness, there is no need for the righteousness that comes only from God. Without a consideration of … Continue reading

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Is It Time For Another Reformation?

Originally posted on Travels from Ur:
St Peter’s Rome Recently an old friend from the Catholic tradition commented on a poem I had written about the importance of acknowledging those, from the past, who had paved the way for us.…

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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie Article by Carl Trueman  May 2013         For this month’s column, I thought I would offer a few reflections on Andy Stanley’s recent book, Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend. Here’s … Continue reading

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Harlotry in the Local Church

It seems that the evangelical church is struggling with an identity crisis.  There is an incredible desire to find “relevance” in a secular society.  The small prophetic book of Hosea has a serious warning to every pastor and parishioner. Hosea … Continue reading

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A New God

This item is an excerpt from an article by Rev Charles Spurgeon that first appeared in the January 1884 issue of The Sword and the Trowel. There will be no new God, nor a new devil, and we shall never … Continue reading

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Prayer Evangelism

At prayer meetings in many churches you’ll hear this request: Pray that so-and-so will be saved. There is nothing inherently wrong with such a request … except to say that it is not a request you find more or  suggested … Continue reading

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Mommy and Daddy Government

If you have read here long, one of my problems with the church in America is that we have surrendered our responsibilities as the people of God to the government. There are Christian people who are overjoyed by the government … Continue reading

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