Category Archives: The Gospel

Highlights from: Stephen Neill: A History of Christian Missions (Part II)

Part II Chapter 8: Introduction “The Protestant Churches owe an immeasurable debt to the Evangelical Revival in the broad sense of that term.  Many forces – high Anglican piety, the mystical tradition, the pietism both of Halle and of Herrnhut … Continue reading

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Highlights from: Stephen Neill: A History of Christian Missions (Part I)

Neill, Stephen. A History of Christian Missions. 2nd Edition. Edited by Owen Chadwick. London: Penguin Books, 1986.  Chapter 2: The Conquest of the Roman World, A.D. 100-500 “in A.D. 529…Christianity was fashionable…” (41) “Faith became superficial, and was identified with … Continue reading

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What is a Christian?

There are many definitions of the word “Christian.” Most of us have seen or known people who say that they are Christians but their behavior is not consistent with their profession of faith. Usually, those people are termed “hypocrites.” No … Continue reading

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A Summary of the Gospel – by Jeremiah Burroughs

“The Gospel of Christ in general is this:  It is the good tidings that God has revealed concerning Christ.  More largely it is this: As all mankind was lost in Adam and became the children of wrath, put under the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Questions of Life

A number of years ago, in a previous ministry, I was sitting in a University of Florida cafeteria dining room table with a student who had visited our large group meeting held on campus the week before. Surprisingly, even though I … Continue reading

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