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On Spiritual Gifts

The following is an excerpt from Michael Svigel’s┬áRetro Christianity, pages 213-214. God has gifted individual believers in such a way that we need each other for accomplishing the tasks of evangelism, edification, and exaltation. To put it bluntly: God never intended for one person to do it all. As far Read more…

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Evangelical Drifting

The following is an excerpt from Michael Svigel’s┬áRetroChristianity, pages 90-91. As strange as it may sound, the center of some branches of evangelicalism seems to have moved toward the fringe of classic orthodox Christianity. In short, many evangelical churches are appearing increasingly more evangelical, but increasingly less Christian. You see, Read more…

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Effectual Calling in Narnia

But it is very striking that in the New Testament the terms for calling, when used specifically with reference to salvation, are most uniformly applied, not to the universal call of the gospel, but to the call that ushers men into a state of salvation and is therefore effectual. – Read more…