Robert M. Johnston

Robert M. Johnston, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of New Testament studies at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States.

What Can We Know About the Holy Trinity?

What does the Word of God have to say about the subject of the Trinity, and what can safely be de­duced from these statements?

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Posture in Prayer

Variety in posture in prayer charac­terizes the practice of the American Churches. Not only variety in posture but also variety in attitude is to be found today. The question is, is there something about posture in prayer which makes one kind of posture by its very intrinsic nature the es­sential posture for effective prayer?

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Public Relations in Missionary Evangelism

IN THE tense and changing Afro-Asian world the Christian missionary is faced with new conditions that will test his pub­lic relations ability to the fullest. Many countries are passing through exciting phases of political change that threaten to spread rather than diminish. If we are to protect our mission program in these lands we must go out of our way to be known to people, to meet and make friends with the powers that be, to present our work in its best light to the govern­ments that can either permit or persecute, forbear or forbid, our being in their coun­tries.

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Inspiring Young Men to Enter the Ministry

One of the greatest problems facing prac­tically every mission field is finding qual­ified young men who will respond to the call of the ministry. The materialistic at­mosphere that permeates the world and creeps into the church is at the very root of the problem.

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Missionary From Heaven

Buildings will crumble, institutions will be nationalized, and programs will be corrupted, but the redeemed from every nation will inherit eternal life.

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Weeding the garden of prayer

Like weeds, thoughtlessness in the content and wording of public prayer has an amazing way of flourishing and spreading. Of course, God accepts even the clumsiest prayer when sincerely offered, but should we not seek to approach Him with all the weeds eradicated?

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The devotional life of Brother Lawrence

The influence of a seventeenth-century Carmelite lay brother who practiced the presence of Christ reaches down into our day.

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Twisting their tales

In many ways Jesus' parables resembled those of the rabbis. But His contained significant differences, also. In fact, the differences help explain why they wanted Him crucified.

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The minister as a believer

Only ministers who know God can supply what people come to church to receive.

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Unfaithfulness to the marriage vow

What does the Church Manual mean?

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