Derek Thompson

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Name: Derek Thompson
Date registered: 13/06/2011
URL: http://whr.idx.com.au/index.htm

Latest posts

  1. Friendship with God — 20/10/2019
  2. The Darkness that Came Upon the Land — 15/04/2019
  3. The “I Am” Statements in John’s Gospel. — 19/02/2019
  4. Escape from the Transactional Gospel — 15/02/2019
  5. Was Jesus Rich? — 05/02/2019

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Oct 20

Friendship with God

The Rubbery Gospel Each generation of the church has to re-state Christ’s message in terms its generation understands. Many Christians fear any deviation from the gospel they received is heresy. Didn’t Paul say anyone who proclaimed a different gospel to the one he proclaimed is accursed (Galatians 1:8)? Churches issue statements of faith to define and …

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Apr 15

The Darkness that Came Upon the Land

This blog is from Derek Thompson’s free eBook, Achieving Atonement (download PDF or ePub). The devil tempted Jesus three times in the wilderness and these temptations were repeated in his final hours. ——————————————————————————— The devil’s third temptation, to gain the world in return for worshipping Satan (Matt 4:8-9), offered Jesus success in his mission of saving …

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Feb 19

The “I Am” Statements in John’s Gospel.

I keep hearing that there are 7 “I am” statements of Jesus recorded in John’s gospel. I know a lot of Christians have a fondness for the number 7, but there are a lot more than 7 “I am” statements. Here are the “I am” statements spoken by Jesus in John’s Gospel: I am … …

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Feb 15

Escape from the Transactional Gospel

Evangelist: “This is the deal: You place your faith in Jesus and God will save you. All you have to do is say the prayer, repent and give yourself to Jesus, make him Lord of your life, which means obey him, tell someone about your decision, find a good church, and Jesus will forgive your …

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Feb 05

Was Jesus Rich?

2 Corinthians 8:9 (NRSV) “For you know the generous act of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.” The promoters of prosperity theology teach that Jesus was rich. Doesn’t 2 Cor 8:9 say as much? Phil Pringle re-worded the …

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