Category Archives: Thy Word is Still Truth

By What Means God Is Made Known unto Us…

“We know him by two means: first, by the creation, preservation, and government of the universe; which is before our eyes as a most elegant book, wherein all creatures, great and small, are as so many characters leading us to … Continue reading

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The Best and Most Stable Realm…

A word for today from words of the past… “In short, the realm of him is best and most stable who rules in the name of God alone, and his is worst and most unstable who rules in accordance with … Continue reading

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For as, by this taking of flesh, he joined man to God; so, by dying in the flesh, by sacrifice he cleansed, sanctified and delivered mankind; and by giving him his Holy Spirit, he made him like again in nature … Continue reading

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By inward testimony…

…as God alone is a fit witness of himself in his Word, so also the Word will not find acceptance in men’s hearts before it is sealed by the inward testimony of the Spirit. Calvin, Institutes, Quoted in TWIST, p. … Continue reading

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To us, miserable mortal men…

Let us therefore in all things believe the word of God delivered to us by the scriptures. Let us think that the Lord himself, which is the very living and eternal God, doth speak to us by the scriptures. Let … Continue reading

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Naturally speaking truth…

But God of himself, naturally speaketh truth; he is just, pure, immortal, eternal; therefore it followeth that the word of God also, which cometh out of the mouth of God, is true, just, without deceit and guile, without error or … Continue reading

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How the word of God is to be heard…

Let the word of God be heard with great reverence, which of right is due to God himself and godly things. Let it be heard very attentively; with continual prayers between and earnest requests. Let it be heard soberly to … Continue reading

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