Guilty as charged!

William Wilberforce  enthusiastically took up the cause for the abolition of slavery and after nearly twenty years and against much opposition the abolition bill received the Royal assent on 25 March 1807 and became law. He also helped found the Church Missionary Society and the Bible Society. He was buried in the north transept of […]

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Accordance 11 is out and here are my first impressions

Late last night the much anticipated and awaited upgrade to one of the main Bible study and research app, Accordance, became available. Accordance 11 is a robust and solid Bible study alternative and said to be preferred by many scholars and seminary student. So it is very worth to take a look if you are […]

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Follow Jesus example

In Romans 14, The apostle Paul expect us, the believers, to live at peace with one another when we disagree on matters not essential to salvation. Not everyone in the church has attained the same level of spiritual maturity, and some not even yet understand the full extent of our freedom in Christ. Some may […]

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What did Jesus came to bring?

If you ask most people in the street what Jesus came to bring most will say that he is all about love, about forgiveness, about peace. All of this responses by themselves are correct. Yes, Jesus is love. Yes, Jesus gives us peace and forgiveness. But to Jesus question “Did I came to bring peace?” the answer […]

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The Power of the Gospel

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes…” Romans 1:16   “Calvin had no weapon but the Bible…. Calvin preached from the Bible every day, and under the power of that preaching the city began to be transformed. As the people of […]

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Not my will but God’s

“As the surest source of destruction to men is to obey themselves, so the only haven of safety is to have no other will, no other wisdom, than to follow the Lord wherever he leads. Let this, then, be the first step, to abandon ourselves, and devote the whole energy of our minds to the […]

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Logos 6 is out

  Logos just released their new version of my favorite Bible study software, Logos 6. I was really looking forward to this release. I have been using Logos since version 4 and Logos 5 was a big jump forward. What I love most of Logos is that it really is a research assistant digging and […]

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Prosperity and Trials

Is prosperity an hinderance for our faith? When Jesus explains the parable of the sower to the disciples he explains that sometimes the seed of the gospel falls among thorns and explains that the “deceitfulness of riches choke the word”: “this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and […]

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Idols

In Exodus 20 we are reminded not to have idols in our lives. But, what is an idol? An idol is whatever takes the place of God in our lives. An idol is whatever we feel like we could not live without; it is what we think is an absolute necessity for life and happiness. […]

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how then should we live: Worry

Do you worry a lot? Worry springs from not being convinced of a sovereign God’s absolute love for you. Worry disappears when you realize that God loves you unfailingly and will let nothing interrupt His plans for your good. “And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor […]

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