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2015/05 POWER OF THE CROSS

2015/05 Power of the Cross If we want to see souls saved we must proclaim the work of Christ on the cross – that was the mind-set of the Apostle Paul. His love for souls ensured that he did all he could to see those souls come to a saving knowledge of God. Thus, in

2013/05 SAME-SEX ‘MARRIAGE’

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The Prime Minister, a vociferous campaigner for the change, saw a majority of Conservatives – eighteen members of government included – withhold their support.

2015/07 ABORTION – ANOTHER LOOK

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2015/07 Abortion - Another Look Parents will recall the joy of heart when given the news of an impending addition to the family.  As Christians, we testify that: “children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.”  (Psalm 127:3). For some, that joy is shattered by the detection

2013/07 SUICIDE

Is there anything in life more heart breaking? Suicide affects the individual concerned, but also family, friends, generations to come, leaving in its wake so many unanswered questions.

2015/11 CHRISTIAN SABBATH?

2015/11 Is there a Christian Sabbath? On Sunday 13th September, the first fully timed marathon to be staged in County Tyrone passed through the village of Sixmilecross, bringing 850 runners on to the rural roads, and impacting travel to and from our regular morning service. That it should be so scheduled, and that the sole

2016/01 THE CROSS: A FAILURE?

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Was the death of the Lord Jesus Christ a failure, as the Pope says, or was it His greatest victory? “We preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumbling block, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:23)

2016/05 ROME & THE REFORMATION

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2016/05 Rome and the Reformation Father’ Raniero Cantalamessa, Preacher to the Papal Household since 1980, participated at the inauguration of the Church of England’s Tenth General Synod in Westminster Abbey in November 2015. The Catholic Herald reported that Cantalamessa praised the “theological and spiritual enrichment” of the Reformation. Fine words – but was this really

2016/01 A WORD TO WOMEN

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2016/01 A Word to Women “The tongue is a little member.” James 3:5 I love little things – tiny ornaments, for example. But some little things don’t thrill me; insects such as flies and earwigs come to mind! In James 3:5 we are told, “Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things.

2016/07 1966 – REMEMBERED?

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2016/07 1966 Should it be Remembered? 1966: To most in the United Kingdom the year means only one thing: the triumph of the English soccer team in the World Cup – an event all the more memorable because it has not been repeated in the fifty years since! But for Free Presbyterians, there is something

2016/03 THE EQUALITY AGENDA

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When King John, under considerable duress, pressed his royal seal on to the Magna Carta (Great Charter) on 15 June 1215, he could not have predicted that this document would shape our ideas of individual rights and freedoms for hundreds of years to come.