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Great Advances Sown by the Reformation

by Dr Nick Needham

In this article, we will be looking at some of the seeds of Christian thought and practice that were sown or scattered by the Reformation, but did not immediately take root and bear fruit. It would belong to a subsequent generation to reap the harvest.

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Seeds of the Reformation

by Dr Nick Needham

Seeds that blossomed into the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century – the various factors in the late medieval world that made the Reformation possible and pointed the way towards it – movements of thought and outstanding personalities.

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A Musician's Perspective on Contemporary Christian Music

by Neil McGovern

A look at the vocal techniques and musical mechanisms of CCM performers to assess their suitability for worship. The music used in contemporary Christianity is a sad testimony to the decline of reverent worship and intelligent praise in many so-called reformed churches.

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Tabernacle Conversions in 1860

by Church Elders, 1860

Previously unpublished testimonies from a treasure trove of records of conversions during Spurgeon’s pastorate at the Metropolitan Tabernacle.

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Ye are the Salt of the Earth - Keeping the church separate from the world

by J Gresham Machen

There must always be a sharp distinction between the church and the world. If a church is not separate from the world, it becomes like salt that has lost its savour, and is fit only to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men.

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The Necessity and Justification for the Free Offer of the Gospel

by Malcolm Watts

The free offer of the Gospel. The Lord Jesus Christ came to save lost and ungodly sinners. Here is the necessity of preaching and accepting that vital Gospel invitation.

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The Significance of Karl Barth

by Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones

THE PASSING of Dr Karl Barth at the age of 82 is an event that calls for comment.

As a man, there is only one adjective to apply to him and that is ‘great’. Everything about him was big. He clearly had a first-class intellect. Nothing else could account for his acute criticism of various theological outlooks and his own massive Church Dogmatics. He was said by those who knew him to b...

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Does Everyone Have a Guardian Angel?

by William Gouge

Concerning the ministry of angels, the question is asked – Does every heir of salvation have a particular angel in personal attendance? Some of the ancient fathers, schoolmen, and papists, hold the affirmative, for which they produce these arguments.

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Anger is a Tender Virtue

by John Trapp

Here are three forms and five sure cures of sinful anger by John Trapp, Puritan master of epigrams and pithy observations (1601-1669). 'Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath' ­(Ephesians 4.26).

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Abandoning Separation from Biblical Error

by R E Palgrave

Wales Evangelical School of Theology (WEST) appoints pro-Rick Warren and David Yonggi Cho trustees – reports Ruth E. Palgrave.

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A Dressing-Down on Dressing Down

by Mark Chen

How should Christians dress? The world promotes immodesty and self-expressions. The Word calls Christians to dress in a way that reflects their striving for purity and holiness. This article explores the principles of Christian dress for today.

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Priorities in Presenting the Faith

by Dr John C Whitcomb

My personal experience with Chris­tian apologetics began in February 1943, when I was a student at Princeton University. It had not been my privilege to be raised in a Christian home nor to attend a Bible-teaching church. But God, in His grace, used a couple of Christian students at the university to invite me time and time again to attend a weekly Bible class being taught by a Princeton a...

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