Wondrous Grace and Perfect Righteousness (Albert Midlane)

Albert Midlane (1825-1909) wrote hundreds of hymns. Among his better known compositions are “Revive Thy work O Lord”, “There’s a Friend for Little Children”, “Passing Onward, Quickly Passing” and “When the Saviour said ‘Tis Finished”. Two of his hymns, below, are particularly rich in their soteriological content. Hymns like these are simply not being written […]

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The Tragic Triumph of Experience over Truth

Across vast swathes of evangelicalism, doctrine and theology have become dirty words, while what “feels good” has won the day. Exposition has been surrendered to entertainment, preaching to performance, doctrine to drama, and theology to theatrics. As in modern politics, gut feeling has triumphed over the detail. Anyone questioning the “big band feel” of the […]

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The Original Lie

Humanity’s first sin stemmed from hell’s first lie when, in Eden’s garden, Satan tempted our first parents with a powerfully attractive but ultimately deceptive proposal: “Disobey God and look what will be yours – you won’t die, but rather your eyes will be opened, and you will be like gods”. It was an offer of […]

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The 2-Minute Mistake, that will cost you your Privacy, Liberty, Tranquility and Sanctity

It only takes a couple of minutes to download Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. You gain some connectivity, some fame and maybe even make some money. But there’s a downside. You lose your privacy, liberty, tranquility and sanctity, and may never get them back. All in 2 minutes. 1. Privacy Have you ever wondered […]

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