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Practical Christianity for the work ahead
For many in Eastern Europe, the 1989 celebration of new-won political freedom has given way to the realities and urgencies of everyday living.
As President Havel of Czechoslovakia said earlier this year, "The old system has collapsed, the new one is not yet built. ... 1991 will be a year of great challenges. ... It is most important that we not lose hope, no matter how difficult the trials we face may be. Were we to become dispirited, these trials would no longer be a test of our mettle, but merely the occasion for suffering and want."
A number of observers of Eastern Europe—from both within and without that part of the world—have noted the close relationship between a greater role and regard for religion, and the rise of new freedoms. And some, including the authors of the following three articles, find within the Bible substantive help for the continuing and pressing need.
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Prayer brings a complete answer
Robert R. MacKusick
Under the government of God
We can love spiritual selfhood
The cross means more when we see the crown
Holy ground, here and now
Alice M. Hummer
"Everything is lost" is never the final word
Michael D. Rissler
Truth can't be censored
I would like to express my gratitude for the many proofs...
I attended a large university in the South
Melanie A. Golder with contributions from Peter N. Golder, Elizabeth A. Blunk