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  • Spurgeon’s Sorrows

    In 1856, as Spurgeon was preaching to several thousand people, a man yelled “Fire”. In the panic, seven people died and 28 were seriously injured. This senseless tragedy had a lasting effect on the great man. He wrote: “We are different, each one of us; but I am sure there is one thing in which we are all brought to unite in times of deep sorrow, namely in a sense of helplessness.” Read More...
  • Count it all joy

    Positively rejoice. Rejoice on the inside, and rejoice on the outside. And when people want to know why you rejoice when you’re under pressure and attack, then you get to tell them the best thing they’ll ever hear Read More...
  • Here we stood!

    From four eastern states of Australia, 26 people – previously strangers to one another – were thrown together in a bus to be the inaugural PCA Reformation Tour group. Three weeks of living, travelling and dining together meant wonderful, long-lasting friendships emerged. Stirring sights and life-changing encounters are briefly and inadequately summarised by the following five highlights. Read More...
  • God’s Quiet Work

    The Cronulla Presbyterian Church in the 1950s was average for the time. It was Presbyterian by tradition but not by spiritual heritage. Few of the elders would have made a credible profession of faith. The minister was evangelical, but he was not an expository preacher. Read More...
  • Unoriginal sins

    The unconfessed sins of liberal Protestantism -Phil Burcham- It was an off-hand remark that revealed the gulf of miscomprehension between modern Aussies and churchgoers Read More...
  • Pride and patience

    I can’t exactly recall the moment I began fervently praying for patience, but it was somewhere between having my first and second child. And within that time frame there have been countless moments where I have cried out, half-prayer, half-curse, “LORD, GIVE ME PATIENCE!!” Read More...
  • The good wife

    The heroine Ruth and the “good wife” of Proverbs 31 are both women of energy and action; both work to supply the needs of their family and provide food for their household; both show “kindness” Read More...
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Learning about the Old Testament

by apmagonline in Book Review

Allan Harman Banner of Truth, 2017. Reviewed by Peter Barnes As a youngster, I think I would have welcomed a helpful introduction to the Old Testament – or at least I should have. For a paperback Read More...

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