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Things Which Will Be Shaken

Things Which Will Be Shaken by T. Austin-Sparks With this last issue of the paper for this year (and it will not reach many of you until very near the end of the year) I feel a strong desire and urge to look back and on with you. For myself, it has been a very […]

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A Message for the Hour

A Message for the Hour by T. Austin-Sparks The Vital Importance of Spiritual Vision “Where there is no vision the people cast off restraint” Proverbs 29:18. “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge” Hosea 4:6. The first quotation above is from the Book of Wisdom. The wisdom of that statement has been overwhelmingly proved […]

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“What is the Mature Church?”

This is a piece I found while checking my mail. It was disturbing, to say the least. It seems the more I read, from the Warren churches, the worse it gets. Is there no end to their nonsense. I have added my comments; I couldn’t let it go. I have left this pastors name out, […]

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PASSIVITY AND ITS DANGERS

Not every “spiritual manifestation” is from God. For this reason the apostle John warned, “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God . . .” (1John 4:1). Many Christians today, indiscriminately embrace all spirit manifestations as though the phenomenon itself was proof of God’s involvement. But what is even […]

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The Cup And The Fire: The Brotherhood Of Suffering

Reading: Mark 10:35-39; Matthew 26:27, 28, 39, 42; Luke 22:20; John 18:11; 1 Corinthians 10:16, 11:26 I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But, I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed! (Luke 12:49, 50 NIV) Read these […]

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A Request For Correction From Rick Warren

The following is a letter I received from Rick Warren in regards to an article I wrote, Letter To A New Christian, in which I misstated some information. Some times in our zeal to do the Lord’s work we do not adhere to proper due diligence and overstate or misstate information, in which case we […]

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Letter To A New Christian

Thank you for answering my letter. I love simplicity. That is one of the reasons I love Jesus; He was the essence of simplicity and our model in all things pertaining to truth. It is to know Him in His simplicity if we are to make it through this world successfully. You do not have […]

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We’re All Plagiarists

I was reading an article the other day, actually it was this morning, but by the time you read it, it will be “the other day.” The title of the piece was “We Are All Plagiarists” the same as my article with one small difference, I used “We’re” instead of “We Are.” Is this plagiarism? […]