Monthly Archives: October 2022

Maturity Through Suffering?

Now I know it may seem strange, but the second way the cross of Christ relates to human suffering is human suffering matures us; it can make us more holy. It may even be more strange, but John Stott posits … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance

As we consider Chapter 13 of John Stott’s Cross of Christ we find ourselves confronted by what he calls “the single greatest challenge to the Christian faith.”  That is the idea that the world [a world created and ruled by … Continue reading

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The Last Chapter: The Biggest Problem

John Stott* cites the story of Joseph Parker [1830-1902], an English Congregational minister who was consumed with the desire to preach God’s word to as many people as he could.  Parker would draw thousands of people to his evangelistic events … Continue reading

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Thanks Professor Stott: You Answer so Many Questions

It may not be humble, but let me quote myself: “our efforts at private growth are the bedrock of everything else”.* Let me quote John Stott regarding this same matter: “The Christian life is not just a private affair of … Continue reading

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