Law and Grace
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Law and Grace

What do Christians mean when they talk about “the cross”? Romans 6 gives a simple definition. To “die with Christ” is to die to sin. That is, all sin. This death is always accompanied by a resurrection: a new, sin-free life to serve God. The law of God will not be set aside at the final judgment....

Be the Good Samaritan
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Be the Good Samaritan

“Who is my neighbor?” Some of us ask this question in response to Jesus' teaching to love our neighbor as ourselves. Through the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus turns this question around. Instead of asking, “Who is my neighbor?”–that is, who am I to love?–Jesus tells us to be the neighbor. Though we may...

Jesus in Action
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Jesus in Action

Are you tired of trying to win souls by yourself? Do you wish you had a Christian who would at least pray for you? Learn how to create an evangelism support group to pray and help those in need. You can start this group with just two people meeting for one hour a week. Pastor...

Set Free from Prostitution
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Set Free from Prostitution

Two women, Maria and Angel, were both set free from prostitution. This wasn't simply a matter of waking up one day and deciding, “I don't want to be a prostitute.” Both were sex slaves. They faced beating, disfiguration, and even death if they tried to escape. But God sent an ordinary woman, Jackie Pullinger, to...

Out with the Old, in with the New
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Out with the Old, in with the New

When we meet Jesus, we don't simply put off the old–we put on the new. This new person, in “the image of God,” exercises bowels of compassion for others: whether they are black, white, male, female, American, or an immigrant. When we get this view of God's religion, we are freed from man-made religion which...

Gutsy Compassion
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Gutsy Compassion

Compassion is a wrenching of the guts for another person. It comes from seeing their needs, and it results in action. When Jesus saw the leper, he was moved with compassion, then healed him. Likewise, when Jesus saw the crowds, he was moved with compassion, then fed them. Our eyes and our hands are connected...

Experience New Testament Revival
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Experience New Testament Revival

For each gangster converted, missionary Jackie Pullinger asked to see that person's gang leader. She would go to any location, at any hour of the night, to meet these men. This riveting story begins with one young man converted at a coffee shop after midnight. One thing leads to another, and soon there is a...

Born and Raised in the Gospel
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Born and Raised in the Gospel

“All the books I had ever read about criminals becoming Christians stopped short at their conversion,” writes Jackie Pullinger, “giving a strong impression that they lived happily ever after.” However, she soon discovered this was not the case. Though her new converts were “new creations” in Christ, they were still children. They needed not only...

God’s Call to Hong Kong
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God’s Call to Hong Kong

How did an ordinary, worldly woman from England end up ministering to Chinese gangsters for 50+ years? In Chasing the Dragon, Jackie Pullinger describes her early life, conversion, and God's call to Hong Kong. Rejected from every missionary society and qualified only as a piano and oboe player, Jackie finally took a brave step of...

(Part 4) True and False Baptism in the Holy Spirit
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(Part 4) True and False Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Resuming the Worldwide Revival Why did William Durham's followers “win” the Pentecostal movement? And how are we to return to the revival that birthed it? The tearing apart of the Azusa Street revival, though painful, offers lessons for us as we seek today to resume God's work of worldwide revival.