Calvin on Election

By | June 12, 2012

John Calvin, “A Treatise of the Eternal Predestination of God” pages 7-10 I would, in the first place, entreat my readers carefully to bear in memory the admonition which I there offer (Calvin is referring to his “Institutes”): that this great subject(election) is not, as many imagine, a mere thorny and noisy disputation, nor a speculation which wearies… Read More »

The Good Way

By | June 11, 2012

“Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where [is] the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk [therein].” Jeremiah 6:16 “I believe that there is one only living and true God, existing in three persons, the… Read More »

Amazing Grace

By | June 10, 2012

“Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ Hear now, O house of Israel, is it not My way which is fair, and your ways which are not fair?”  Ezekiel 18:25 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbe7OruLk8I] “The problem is that, although we affirm the grace of God in theory, we reject it by neglect.  We do not seem to… Read More »

Satan’s Modus Operandi

By | June 1, 2012

Let us mark how, in these days of ours, he works, and tempts, and rages: – He comes as an angel of light, to mislead, yet pretending to lead; to blind, yet professing to open the eye; to obscure and bewilder, yet professing to illuminate and guide.  He approaches us with fair words upon his lips: liberality, progress,… Read More »