An observation from Fleming Rutledge about the Gospel of John and how it demonstrates that while Jesus was relating to individuals, he was creating a community, a family, a body, branches joined to a common vine. Taking the Gospel and the Epistles of John together, no writings in the New Testament are more concerned with …

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Nicolas Alford writes about three unhelpful reactions that Christians can have to revivals. When God sends revival to a church other than the one we belong to there is a strong temptation to not recognise what is happening as being the fruit of the work of God’s Holy Spirit. An excerpt. When we assign to …

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Anything from Noel Due is worth reading. You can hardly believe that the church is God’s fullness if you look with the eyes of sight. It always looks weak and beggarly – full of failure, no God. Yet because it’s the family of the Father, because it is inseparably the bride of Christ, because it …

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