Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bursting the dam…

What was His death and resurrection but the bursting of death’s dam? Doug Wilson, RfR, p. 34

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Start with Jesus…

So communication is a key principle of war. When the principle of communication is being considered it is very important for us to start with the headship of Jesus Christ over His body, the church….Communication with the head will result … Continue reading

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The sacrifice of Christians…

This is the sacrifice of Christians:  we, being many, are one body in Christ. Augustine, CoG, X.6

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Comfortable living…comfortable dying…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
Daily bread may make us live comfortably, but forgiveness of sins will make us die comfortably. Thomas Watson…”The Lord’s Prayer”

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Forgetting those things which are behind – Matthew Henry

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
Philippians 3:13:  Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press…

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Man as sacrifice…

[M]an himself, consecrated in the name of God, and vowed to God, is a sacrifice in so far as he dies to the world that he may live to God. Augustine, CoG, X.6

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Earnest for spiritual mercies…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
O therefore let us be earnest for spiritual mercies! Lord, not only feed me, but sanctify me; give me rather a heart full of grace than a house full of gold. If we…

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