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Why I Am a Christian

Welcome to Why I Am a Christian

Sunday, 20 January 2013  |  Super User

 

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elcome to a new part of the IAM site, which is dedicated to providing a place for people to share why they believe in Jesus Christ. Some of the material will stories. Some will be articles about why we believe in Christ and follow him now. This is not so much a place to offer abstract reasons for believing or to argue about religion. I think we are all a bit weary of that. It’s about how th...

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Why Do Muslims Believe the Bible Was Changed?

Tuesday, 29 January 2013  |  Super User

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oday Muslims universally believe the Bible has been changed. This is curious because the Qu'ran clearly recognizes the prophets as divinely inspired, and their words as the very Word of God. The Qu'ran recognizes Abraham, Moses and several other prophets, and recognizes that the Taurat (the Law), the Zabur (the Psalms) and the Injils (the Gospels) are God's word. The idea of the [[Bible]] having ...

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The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life

Saturday, 19 January 2013  |  Super User
The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life

Is it possible that the Christian’s secret of a happy life is a both a major doctrine and a much neglected truth? It’s not only possible, it’s true.

Recently I heard a talk about the Christian’s adoption in Christ, and how this truth is often neglected. The speaker quoted J.I. Packer’s comments about this, and the truth of what he had to say resonated in me. It made me dust off my copy of Knowing G...

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Hollywood Producer Jeff Holder Uses His Vocation for Christ

Sunday, 20 January 2013  |  Super User

 

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very Christian has the privilege and joy of contributing to God's great redemptive mission. God doesn't call most of us to be ministers or professional missionaries. But he does send us into the world to be his witnesses and to use his gifts for his glory and for his kingdom. That includes using our vocations for his purposes. Dentist Arturo Gama's father, a pastor, always taught his kids t...

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Devotional

Only one life ‘twill soon be past, only what’s done for Christ will last

Sunday, 20 January 2013  |  Super User

I have heard the short version of this little poem quoted by two people I admire greatly. The first was Dr. J. Christy Wilson Jr., the modern pioneer missionary to Afghanistan; the other was John Piper, the pastor, writer and speaker. It is simple, and yes, sounds dated to us in terms of its style. But for those who have ears to hear, it is a life changer.

Piper has kept a little sign with that pos...

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