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On having a full relationship with God the Father

At the heart of Christian life there is a relationship with God as Father.  R.A. Finlayson writes about this relationship in his Reformed Theological Writings: God is Father in a special way to his redeemed people; Christ taught his disciples … Continue reading

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Carson Pue on Mentoring Leaders #1

Here’s the first of my notes from one of my summer reads, Carson Pue’s Mentoring Leaders. It’s great holiday read; anecdotal, clear and provides a useful spiritual self-examination as well as guidance on developing other leaders. Pue insists, rightly, that … Continue reading

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The Top 10 on Transforming Grace (2008-09)

This time last year I posted the top 10 posts of the year.  Like this time last year I’ll take a break from blogging. I’m going back to the CPAS youth summer camp at Edgehill school in Devon then having … Continue reading

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100th post: Transforming Grace Top 10 (2007-08)

This is my 100th post. And, as it’s summer time, I’m going to take a blog break. I’m doing a CPAS youth summer camp at Edgehill school in Devon then having a rest. I’ve now blogged for about 8 months … Continue reading

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The 12 rare privileges of the children of God

I’ve posted before on the doctrine of adoption and need reminding of C.J. Mahaney’s advice on this matter: If you are a Christian and you are not convinced of God’s love for you then I would recommend you confine yourself … Continue reading

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The doctrine of adoption

Thanks to Peter Cockrell who recently posted an excerpt from a C.J. Mahaney sermon on the doctrine of adoption. At the end of the quote Mahaney says: If you are a Christian and you are not convinced of God’s love … Continue reading

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