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Advice for Hearing Sermons by John Newton

Excerpted from the entire letter: Some persons are so curious, or rather so weak, that, if their favorite minister is occasionally absent, they hardly think it worth their while to hear another. A judicious and faithful minister, in this case, … Continue reading

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Is Music Immune?

If Christians recognize anti-biblical values in just about every cultural matter, why do they assume that music alone is immune from this cultural decay? Ken Myers as quoted by Scott Aniol

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“Six Work Periods and One Rest Period”

The pattern is six work periods and one rest period. Hugh Ross’ explanation of Exodus 20:11 “For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the … Continue reading

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Correction for Discourse

Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism. Blaise Pascal

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“Contemporary Worship at 11!”

When we sing praise to an everlasting God, or sing about a Redeemer who died for us over two millennia ago, but do so employing musical forms that imply that the past is passé, we are communicating a mixed message. … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair’s Effect on a Christian

That Christian is in a bad state of mind who has suffered himself, by attention to worldly cares, or by light conversation, or by gayety and vanity, or by reading an improper book, or by eating or drinking too much, … Continue reading

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Pop Music is Seeping

“[Pop music] has seeped into our sensibilities in such a way that nothing that antedates it really sounds like music to us. … To dismiss the cultural effects of music as insignificant or merely a matter of taste, is like … Continue reading

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Apologizing for Slavery

When somebody who has never owned a slave apologizes for slavery to somebody who has never been a slave, then what began as mushy thinking has degenerated into theatrical absurdity–or, worse yet, politics. Slavery has existed all over the planet … Continue reading

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Another Self-esteem Corrective

Ah! If you had no devil to tempt you, no enemies to fight you, and no world to ensnare you, you would still find in yourself evil enough to be a sore trouble to you, for “the heart is deceitful … Continue reading

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What is Man?

“I was wishing that I came of a more honourable lineage,” said Caspian. “You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,” said Aslan. “And that is both honour enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and … Continue reading

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