Monthly Archives: August 2011

Come, winter…

Come, Winter, unleash your blustery worst… We’re ready…

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At long last…

Now that my son is at Bama, I have a use for all those newsprint catalogs that Christian Book Distributors sends me:

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The song of the City of God…

Isaiah 24:13-16a: When it shall be thus in the midst of the land among the people, It shall be like the shaking of an olive tree, Like the gleaning of grapes when the vintage is done. They shall lift up … Continue reading

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The song of the City of Man…

Isaiah 24:7-12: The new wine fails, the vine languishes, All the merry-hearted sigh. The mirth of the tambourine ceases, The noise of the jubilant ends, The joy of the harp ceases. They shall not drink wine with a song; Strong … Continue reading

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Congregational Prayer: August 21, 2011…

Our Almighty and Ever-living God and Father, we come into Your presence this day with joy. From East and West, from the ends of the earth, we join with Christ’s whole church in their song of praise to the Triune … Continue reading

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Blessed affliction…

Ezekiel Hopkins on Psalm 73… In that day, all will be made plain. God may bless one by affliction, and curse another by prosperity. Nothing is truly good but promotes eternal happiness.

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Supreme environmental threat…

Alec Motyer on Isaiah 24… It is intrinsic to the doctrine of creation that human beings in sin are the supreme environmental threat. Motyer does not write of ‘environmental threat’ in the manner of environmentalists. Instead, sinful man living upon … Continue reading

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