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Why is the resurrection true? Apostles died for teaching it

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Why should you believe that Jesus rose from the dead? There are many good reasons. But one is that the apostles were willing to die for teaching about the resurrection of Jesus Christ.   The apostles were Christ’s disciples while he was active in his earthly ministry. They were not necessarily the kind of people […]

Missionaries should be members of a local church

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The elders of our church are in the process of drafting a missionary policy to assist us in decisions we make regarding which missionaries and organisations to support.   To help us in this endeavor, we have all read a book by Andy Johnson called ‘Missions’ (available to borrow from the church library).   Therefore, […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Son of David’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Son of David’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity.   Jesus is often referred to as the ‘Son of David’. For example, […]

Why is God called ‘The Holy One’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Holy One’, which is used to refer to God.   In the Bible, God is often called the Holy One. Job speaks of the ‘Holy One’ (Job 6:10) […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Prophet’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Prophet’, which is used to refer to God the Son.   At the time of Jesus’ ministry, the Jews were looking for ‘The Prophet’. They even asked John […]

Why is God’s Son called ‘The Lamb of God’?

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We’ve been looking at the names of God and how they help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘The Lamb of God’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity: God the Son.   John the Baptist uses the title, ‘The Lamb of God’, […]

Why is God’s Son called a ‘Servant’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Servant’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity, the Son.   The Old Testament book of Isaiah the prophet has repeated prophecies about someone […]

Why is the Son of God called ‘Christ’?

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In these articles we’ve been looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Christ’, which is used to refer to the Son of God.   The name ‘Christ’ is the Greek equivalent of the Hebrew word ‘Messiah’ which means […]

Why is God’s Son called a ‘Servant’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Servant’, which is used to refer to the second person of the trinity, the Son. The Old Testament book of Isaiah the prophet has repeated prophecies about someone who […]

Why is God called ‘Jesus’/’Joshua’?

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We’ve begun looking at the names of God and how his names help us understand him better. This week I want to look at the name, ‘Jesus’, which is used to refer to the Son of God.   We first hear that God’s Son would be called ‘Jesus’ when an angel announces it to Mary, […]