Monthly Archives: April 2015

Provided God is our defender…

…there is no reason why we should be ashamed of, or offended at being compared to slaves, provided God is our defender, and takes our life under his guardianship; God, I say, who purposely disarms us and strips us of … Continue reading

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Seeing at a greater distance…

But faith seeth things afar off in the promises, Heb. 11:13, at a greater distance than the eye of nature can reach to. Manton, T. (1872). The Complete Works of Thomas Manton (Vol. 8, p. 268). London: James Nisbet & … Continue reading

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Proceeding from fervency and understanding…

Every prayer is long enough if it be fervent and proceed from a heart that understandeth the necessity of the saints… Luther, Psalms of Ascent, 184

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Eyes toward the Lord…

…if we have a thousand helpers, our eyes should still be toward the Lord. CHS, ToD, VI:443

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Whence invincible protection…

Unto you I lift up my eyes, O You who dwell in the heavens. Psalm 123:1 “The human race is given the wholesome advice to seek help from where they believe invincible protection will come; whereas persons puffed up in … Continue reading

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The way to the fatherland…

These steps are set on the path where the King Himself is known to have shown us the way to the fatherland. If through His kindness we mount these steps faithfully and humbly, we attain His sacred seat of majesty. … Continue reading

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Rightly serving two purposes…

Am I rightly serving the two purposes of Scripture: one, to make us wise unto salvation in Jesus Christ, and two, to teach, reprove, correct and train in righteousness? Peter Adam,  Unashamed Workmen, ed. Rhett Dodson, 30

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