Month: June 2013

The Gospel of Barnabas: Six Problems

June 25, 2013

Sometimes in our discussions our Muslim friends will bring up the topic of the Gospel of Barnabas. Some feel that the Gospel of Barnabas is the true Injil (New Testament). However, there are six problems with the Gospel of Barnabas of which Muslims are usually unaware. If they were, they would not be so quick to…

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Immanuel – The Reason We Pray: Matt 1:23

June 25, 2013

Prayer is a vital part of who we are as believers. It is the way that we express our dependence on God. As we think about prayer in this post, I would like to suggest that Jesus’ name, Immanuel, can help shape our understanding of prayer. If you want to read a good book about prayer,…

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Prayer – Our Dependence on God (Mark 9:14-29)

June 25, 2013

Since we are those who seek to partner with God in his global purposes, prayer is meant to be an essential aspect of our lives. This being the case, it is helpful if we have a biblically shaped perspective on prayer. This post on prayer is intended to help us develop a biblically informed perspective…

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Spiritual Warfare: Ephesians 6:10-24

June 24, 2013

Spiritual warfare is an important topic for any worker, overseas or at home. In order to stimulate a discussion on this topic, I will look at Paul’s famous passage in his Letter to the Ephesians. Here is the passage: 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on…

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Prayer and Faith: Mark 11:22-25

June 23, 2013

Part of our ethos as Interservers is that we are a people of prayer. We are not alone in this. I think it is a common attribute of all followers of Christ. Our interest in prayer demonstrates that we have a real relationship with God. As a result, we think about prayer a lot; and…

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