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“In what way have you loved us?” (Malachi 1:2)


Malachi, the final book in the Old Testament, is the Lord’s last prophetic message to Israel for nearly 400 years. The silence of those many years was finally broken by a baby’s cry in a cow shed in Bethleh...

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The Christian’s Heritage!

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This is the fourth in our series on defining moments in the history of the church. Previously, we have looked at the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, the Council of Nicea, and the Council of Chalcedon. In this installment we look at the Coronation of Charlemagne.

It is remarkable that a seemingly minor a...

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Feb-14-final (high quality)“Did you not agree with me for a denarius a day?”

(Matthew 20:13)

For the casual reader there seems to be a natural injustice in this parable. Some men have labored twelve hours, right through the day, and received their pre-agreed wage, a denarius. Others joined the working day at later hours w...

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The Christian’s Heritage!

The Council of Chalcedon – 451 A.D.

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1

Following the Council of Niceain 325 A.D. which we read about in last month’s edition, a period of continued theological struggle persisted in the church throughout the following century. These struggles centred mainly on the divine and human natures of Jesus. For ex...

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Feb-14-final (high quality)Are the consolations of God too small for you? (Job 15:11)

If there were only one Bible book that I could take into a period of solitary confinement, Job would be on the short-list. All of the theology about God’s character and sovereign...

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The Christian’s Heritage!

HeritageCouncil of Nicea

On May 20 in the year 325, the Christian Church entered a new experience. At the behest of the Roman Emperor Constantine, the empire that persecuted the Church for alm...

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