Zachary Crofton, a 17th century Puritan minister, provides ten steps for those who want to repent of their sin and turn to God: Sit with care, constancy and conscience under the word of truth and gospel of grace Study the … Continue reading
Abraham sent his trusted servant to go and bring back a bride for his son Isaac. This servant was authorized to bestow upon her jewelry as a token from her groom. It was a symbol of his acceptance of the … Continue reading
Two little lines I heard one day, Traveling along life’s busy way; Bringing conviction to my heart, And from my mind would not depart; Only one life, ’twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last. Only one … Continue reading
While Bonhoeffer was imprisoned under suspicion of conspiracy against the Nazi’s, he wrote this poem based on Deuteronomy 34:1. To learn more about Bonhoeffer, watch the documentary Hanged on a Twisted Cross. In the film, the image of Jesus carrying … Continue reading
Wise advice for considering the weight of parenthood and the importance of teaching your children the things of God: When we have a child we just say to ourselves, “We are the guardians and the custodians of this soul.” What … Continue reading
God seeks worshipers (John 4:23b). He does not stand in need of human praise or prayer, yet He asks for these, He delights in these, He wants the inner praise of the silent heart. He wants the uttered praise of the … Continue reading
Dislike of dogma is an epidemic which is just now doing great harm, and especially among young people. . . . It produces what I must venture to call . . . a “jelly-fish” Christianity . . . a Christianity … Continue reading
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Across all of the blogs and Facebook posts from December, these are the best of the best Christian quotes: Charles Spurgeon: “Every other sorrow fades over time, but sorrow over sin grows as we mature.” via Desiring God Thomas Watson: … Continue reading
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In 1722 and 1723, Jonathan Edwards wrote down a list of seventy resolutions. He was twenty-one years old and proceeded to fulfill the resolutions through a prolific career as a pastor and theologian. This post summarizes his thinking and then groups the Edward’s … Continue reading