Nov 26 2011

The Voice of a Raging Sea


Spotted by Bojidar Marinov at Manoah’s Wife blog, and well worth sharing:

“It may very well be that the Communists, who are so anti-Christ, are closer to Him than those who see Him as a sentimentalist and vague moral reformer. The Communists have at least decided that if He wins, they lose; the others are afraid to consider Him either as winning or losing, because they are not prepared to meet the moral demands which this victory would make on their souls.

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Jun 24 2011

Sins Corporate and Individual


Another gem from Tim Nichols:

Consider Daniel 9, the prayer of the just man Daniel. Go ahead and read it; I’ll wait.

Did you notice that Daniel identifies fully with his people? “We have not obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in His laws,” he says — although Daniel himself did, in fact, keep them.  “We have not made our prayer before the Lord our God” — although Daniel did so daily, even at risk of his life.  “Neither have we heeded your servants the prophets,” he says — although he himself was a close student of the prophets, especially Jeremiah.

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Jan 15 2010

The Right Question

“Or those eighteen, on whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think you that they were sinners above all men that dwelled in Jerusalem?” Luke 13:4.

As we follow the incomprehensible aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, we are tempted to ask, “Why them?”

That’s the wrong question. The right question is, “Why wasn’t it me?”

“I tell you, No: but, except you repent, you shall all likewise perish.” Luke 13:5

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Apr 16 2009

Three Resurrections – 3

The Mission
or World Without End?


With all the fuss between hyperpreterism and preterism, is it possible both positions are basically right?

Hyperpreterists realise that the apostles were expecting an immiment resurrection, and the partials have to treat verses inconsistently – applying some to AD70 and some to the end of history. But then the hypers have to squish the millennium into AD70 like a fairground mirror. They believe all prophecy has been fulfilled. Not good.

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