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Nothing will separate us from the love of Christ Jesus: Matt Chandler

What happens when you fall in love with Jesus and still have a little bitterness or lust in your heart?  This is the brilliant answer:

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Graham Allen on early intervention: why can’t the state let go?

I posted yesterday on the need for the state and church to work out their respective roles and stick to them.  Yet, on Saturday 18th Dec, Nottingham MP Graham Allen was interviewed on Radio 4 Today programme about early intervention … Continue reading

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An abortion story of guilt and failed relationships.

The Daily Mail ran an article on Tuesday by Frances Hardy about one night stands and abortion.  The article contained an interview with a young “middle class” girl who found she was pregnant after a one night stand with a … Continue reading

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The gospel in 10 steps from Colossians 2:9-15

Paul sets out the good news of Christ in ten steps (Colossians 2:9-15) 1. All of God’s nature lived in Jesus (v9) If you want to know what God is like as a person, look at Jesus 2. If you … Continue reading

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The gospel in four lines

This is one way I help people grasp the wonder of the gospel: When you stand before God on the great day of judgement and God says to you: “This is my holy law. Now look at your life. How … Continue reading

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The gospel in three words: love, hate, love

Here’s the gospel in three words: Love. God loves his creation, everything and everyone he made. Psalm 33:5-6 He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the LORD. By the word of the LORD … Continue reading

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The difference between a legalist and an evangelical

Following yesterday’s post on avoiding neonomian evangelism, this extract from Ralph Erskine’s work, Gospel Truth, helps clarify the difference between a legalist (neonomian) and an evangelical (”gospel-believing”) Christian: (1.) They differ in their complaints. The legalist will complain more for … Continue reading

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LANAs – the blind leading the blind?

I went to the second of three LANA (Local Area and Neighbourhood Arrangement) consultation meetings last night. LANAs are the latest initiative which shows that our government is “listening”, which in effect means the blind are leading the blind. The … Continue reading

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