Tag Archives: providence

He Maketh No Mistake

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 HE MAKETH NO MISTAKE My Father’s way may twist and turn My heart may throb and ache, But in my soul I’m glad to know, He maketh no […]

Circumstantial Epistemology: Denying Sola Scriptura

Jerry Johnson of “Against the World”, discusses how many Christians – most by their actions – deny the doctrine of Sola Scriptura especially when it comes to issues we are confronted with every day.

From Victory to Victory

What do you need that God has not provided, and will not provide? And what has God provided, that you do not need—even the temptations? “Ignorance of the providence of God is the cause of all impatience.” If we can just keep before our eyes, in our present knowledge, this truth—that God our Father provides […]

Falsely Defending God

David Leach Few, if any of us get through this life without very real pain and suffering. The settled view of a wise Christian concerning suffering will be that God is sovereign, and that none of us are promised a problem free walk down the twisting path of life. A Christian who is mature and […]

A Puritans Prayer: The All-Good

MY GOD, Thou hast helped me to see,     that whatever good be in honour and rejoicing,     how good is He who gives them,       and can withdraw them;     that blessedness does not lie so much       in receiving good from and in Thee,       but in holding forth Thy glory and virtue; […]

Thank God For Denominations!

  C.H. Spurgeon: It is not said, “I will feed My sheep one by one,” but, “I will feed My flock.” The Lord has only one flock, and so in this world He has only one Church. “Well,” says one, “we see 20 denominations.” Thank God for it! I am not one of those who […]

The Punishment of Sinners

“Were all sin now visited with open punishment, it might be thought that nothing was reserved for the final judgment; and, on the other hand, were no sin now openly punished, it might be supposed there was no divine providence.” – Augustine

Grace, Love & Mercy Revealed In The Church

God reveals His glorious majesty in the highest heavens; His fearful justice in the hell of the damned; His wise and powerful providence is manifest throughout the world; but His grace, love and mercy are revealed in His Church. – John Robinson

A Puritan’s Prayer: ‘Living By Prayer’

O God of the Open Ear, Teach me to live by prayer as well as by Providence, for myself, soul, body, children, family, church; Give me a heart frameable to Thy will; so I might live in prayer, and honor Thee, being kept from evil, known and unknown. Help me to see the sin that […]

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