Monthly Archives: December 2009

Go, Tell It On The Mountain That Jesus Christ Is Born

John Wesley Work, Jr. Born: Au­gust 6, 1872, Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see.Died: Sep­tem­ber 7, 1925, Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see. Son of a church choir director, Work grad­u­at­ed from Fisk Un­i­ver­si­ty (AB 1895, MA 1898). He taught La­tin and Greek at Fisk, be­com­ing chair­man of … Continue reading

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We Travel An Appointed Way

A.W. Tozer On Trials To the child of God, there is no such thing as accident. He travels an appointed way. The path he treads was chosen for him when as yet he was not, when as yet he had … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Genuine believers are new creations. They are changed forever and, therefore, these deeply desire the pure milk of God’s Word to be taught them. Why? This transforms them into more mature Christians through the renewing of their minds (Romans 12:1-2). … Continue reading

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Preachers Pelted with Dirt, a Cat and a Dead Dog

taken from Lex Loizides’ Blog William Seward William Seward was a wealthy supporter of the work that George Whitefield and Howell Harris were doing. He also helped John Wesley with generous funding for the meeting place in Bristol, even though … Continue reading

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Changing Society

John Stott | “Evangelism is the major instrument of social change. For the gospel changes people, and changed people can change society.”

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Noel Piper On Advent

Looking Forward: Preparing to Meet Jesus Face to Face Advent is a time of looking back, remembering the faithful people who were waiting for the salvation God had promised, as 1 Peter 1:10-12 tells us. Concerning this salvation, the prophets … Continue reading

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Packer on the Christmas Spirit

From our friends at Reformed-Renegade As we begin the Christmas season we would do well to remember the following from J.I. Packer’s Knowing God:…The Christmas spirit itself ought to be the mark of every Christian all the year round. It … Continue reading

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