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Discipleship (2): The Cost

The previous posting highlighted the sovereignty of Jesus’ Jesus’ call to discipleship, but no less remarkable is that he was absolutely up-front about the cost, even to the extent that... Read more about 'Discipleship (2): The Cost'...

Racism and white superiority

While I was doing my bit for the war-effort between 1940 and 1945 we lived ‘in the town’ in rooms at the corner of Stornoway’s Castle Street and Point Street. ... Read more about 'Racism and white superiority'...

Discipleship (1): The Call

The New Testament uses a wide range of terms to describe the relationship between Christ and his followers.  Paul and James frequently use the term “servant” or “slave” (doulos),[1] the... Read more about 'Discipleship (1): The Call'...

Human Depravity

Of all the doctrines proclaimed by the Christian pulpit the one the world finds most abhorrent is its insistence on the depravity of human nature.  People find it offensive enough... Read more about 'Human Depravity'...

Philippians (4): For me to live is Christ

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. (Philippians 1.21) Read more about 'Philippians (4): For me to live is Christ'...

A woman of sound understanding

Philippians (3) For the furtherance of the gospel

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Philippians (2): An Apostolic Thanksgiving

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Philippians (1): An Apostolic Greeting

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons, grace to you and peace from God... Read more about 'Philippians (1): An Apostolic Greeting'...

Blessed art thou among women

‘Greetings!’ said the angel Gabriel one day to a young girl from the undistinguished Israeli town of Nazareth. Read more about 'Blessed art thou among women'...

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