Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wisdom from Nehemiah

I remember reading Jim Packer’s little book on Nehemiah (A Passion for Faithfulness: Wisdom from the Book of Nehemiah) years ago when we were studying Nehemiah at the church I attended in London. I found it helpful then, and am … Continue reading

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Christians: is it worth reading the Bible?

After the return from exile, and the rebuilding of the walls around Jerusalem, the Israelites gathered “as one man [the men and women and all who were able to understand] in the square before the Water Gate.  They told Ezra … Continue reading

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A dog is for life, not just for Christmas: Faith and Repentance

Just as faith and repentance are for life and not just for conversion! Here’s what Philip Ryken helpfully says on the subject (The Message of Salvation, page 177). “When a sinner first comes to Christ in faith and repentance it … Continue reading

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