Edwards: Let our frames be full!
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by Adrian Warnock
1w ago
In Edward’s work on Revival he argues in a slightly odd way to to our ears about the move of the Holy Spirit.  He uses a double negative.  He says that it is NOT a sign that a work is NOT a work of God if there are great impressions made on people’s minds, imaginations ..read more
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Keller: Grace Comes Before Faith
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by Adrian Warnock
1w ago
We are saved By Grace THROUGH Faith Have you turned faith itself into a work? Keller turns to the word “frame” to explain a crucial point about how we must not trust in our own faith but rather in the object and producer  of that faith: Jesus. It’s tremendously dangerous for you to mistake these ..read more
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Bunyan: Our Sin + The Saviour = The Sweetest Frame
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by Adrian Warnock
1w ago
In God alone there truly is a sweet frame of mind to be found. Whilst such an experience is not always with us and we should not rely on it, it ought to be precious to deeply realise that God himself is your haven, your refuge, your saviour! And even being reminded of our own ..read more
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Baxter: “Preacher, Mind Your Frame!”
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by Adrian Warnock
1w ago
I have been enjoying finding references to our frame of mind or heart from older writers and I will share a few with you here I think.  Today’s one shows us that whilst we must not trust our frame it is important to pursue as much as we can a true emotional and psychological grasp ..read more
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Lent reminds us of our vulnerability to sin
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by Adrian Warnock
2w ago
In some churches sin is not given enough attention. In the type of church I have attended the sole contact we tend to have with lent is Shrove Tuesday!  Every year I have been alive we have made pancakes that day. I almost always forget the reason why, taking a break from any special religious ..read more
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Imperfect Churches Reflect God’s Perfect Glory
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by Adrian Warnock
2w ago
Instead of dismissing other kinds of church, learn from them. Does your church think it is perfect? If so RUN away from it as fast as possible. Too many churches think they have all the answers. They describe themselves as ‘bible believing’, and act as though people that agree with them on everything are the ..read more
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A new Reformation: What The Brethren Restored to the Church
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by Adrian Warnock
3w ago
How can we follow the Bible and not the traditions of men? Only by learning from other Christian groups. Throughout church history there has been a tension between “the way things have always been done” and groups which seem new but are actually calling for a return to certain biblical principles. When God raises a ..read more
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Spurgeon: “it’s not your faith that saves you”
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by Adrian Warnock
1M ago
In this morning and evening meditation Spurgeon explains how it is subtly incorrect to rely on our faith to save us. Let these words sink deep into your soul and meditate on them. “Looking unto Jesus.” —Hebrews 12:2 It is ever the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but ..read more
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The gospels of Marx, capitalism and Jesus
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by Adrian Warnock
1M ago
Imagine a world where Christians preached the same gospel as Jesus did instead of the gospel of capitalism or Karl Marx. I came across a quote recently that was clearly parodying the teachings of communism: “The whole gospel of Karl Marx can be summed up in a single sentence: Hate the man who is better ..read more
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Doctor, blogger, preacher, author, father, medical director
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by Adrian Warnock
1M ago
In the summer of 1995, I qualified as a medical doctor, got married to the mother of my five children,  and moved church to be a part of what was then a tiny church plant in Enfield, North London. I had met the founding pastor, Colin Potter at a Newfrontiers conference, and as I planned ..read more
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