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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Tag Archives: Evangelism
Keep Studies in Their Place
Richard Baxter inThe Reformed Pastor urged pastors to spend time in evangelism, especially in instructing their own people to be sure not to lose one of their own church members. He then answered a number of objections that people may bring … Continue reading
Posted in Quotes Tagged Evangelism, Priorities, Richard Baxter, The Reformed Pastor 1 Comment
They Would Rather Sleep
For an entire year a young man I’ll call Brian came to hear the Bible preaching in the “Blue Prison” section of Kuthama Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison where he is serving a life sentence for murder. Every Tuesday, … Continue reading
Sale: 80 Years of Salvation on Clearance!
Here is a picture I took recently at a Muslim shop. If you can’t see the text: “(Recite 80 times) In the name of Allah (S. W. T.), the Beneficient, the Merciful 80 Years of Sins Forgiven Rasulullah (S. A. … Continue reading
Posted in Rewarding mediocrity Tagged Evangelism, Islam, Islamic salvation, Muslims, Prayers Leave a comment
Another Reason to Love Election
Friday afternoon, I found myself alone with Harry Chauke, a 19 year old young man who has been attending our church for about three years. During that time, he has repeatedly arrived with friends at our worship services or Bible … Continue reading
Posted in Missions, Pastoral Tagged Election, Evangelism, Practical theology Leave a comment
Expect Our Children to Know the Lord
After Bible class today, Colin (age 5) told me with fear that he wants to be a Christian. Today we learned two questions: Q 58: Can you be saved if you have no desire to follow Jesus? A: A believer … Continue reading
Posted in Pastoral Tagged Children, Evangelism, Family 1 Comment
Choose one of these questions to try this week. I commonly use this list in evangelism. Yes, you may notice the influence of D. James Kennedy, John Van Gelderen, and Ray Comfort. Getting to the Gospel 1. If you were … Continue reading
Posted in Lists, Pastoral Tagged Evangelism, Lists, Questions Leave a comment
A Church’s Silent Messages Cannot be Ignored
My teammate and I pastor small churches in a pair of rural villages in South Africa. At a service where both churches were present, the same question came to my mind on two occasions as I sat, sang, watched, prayed, … Continue reading
Posted in Orthopathy Tagged African culture, Church culture, Communication, Cultural forms, Evangelism, Lists, Missions, Orthopathy 1 Comment
Evaluating the “Altar Call”
Somewhere around 400 times I have led altar calls in my early days of ministry. Somewhere around 2,500 times in my life I have stood as the pastor called people to make a public decision at the end of a … Continue reading
Posted in Missions Tagged Altar Call, Charles Finney, Evangelism, Methods, Missions, Pragmatism, Revivalism 5 Comments
Marks of an African Indigenous Church
Beginning somewhere around the early 1900’s Africans began forming their own congregations outside of the official denominations of the Europeans. Historians and missiologists now classify this group as the African Indigenous Church (AIC). These independent assemblies have become the most … Continue reading
Posted in Lists, Missions Tagged African culture, African Indigenous Churches, Church culture, Evangelism, Lists, Missions Leave a comment
A Letter I’d Love to Receive
The following letter is from William Carey’s mission board in London in 1801 upon the conversion of the first Indian, Krishna Pal. Nearly seven years had passed from Carey’s arrival until Krishna’s baptism. Dearly loved in the Lord, The joy … Continue reading
Posted in Orthopathy, Quotes Tagged Christian unity, Evangelism, Missions, William Carey Leave a comment