Monthly Archives: January 2015

By besotting and inveterate vices…

But since the mind itself, though naturally capable of reason and intelligence is disabled by besotting and inveterate vices not merely from delighting and abiding in, but even from tolerating His unchangeable light, until it has been gradually healed, and … Continue reading

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There is a city of God

…there is a city of God, and its Founder has inspired us with a love which makes us covet its citizenship. Augustine, CoG, XI.1

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Brothers, may we this day be found faithful…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:
To interpret and apply his text in accordance with its real meaning, is one of the preacher’s most sacred duties. John Broadus On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons

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Coram Deo…

“…remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father…” 1 Thessalonians 1:3 How many of us are familiar with the Latin phrase Coram … Continue reading

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Hope => patience…

Matthew Henry on 1 Thessalonians 1:3… …remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father… “Wherever there is a well-grounded hope of … Continue reading

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Leon Morris on 1 Thessalonians 1:3… …remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father… “Once we see that God is like … Continue reading

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A more disastrous fall…

…the proud scorn to take God for their Master, because “the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.”433  So that, with these miserable creatures, it is not enough that they are sick, but they boast of their sickness, and … Continue reading

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