Monthly Archives: May 2011

I am Weak

But he said to me,  “My grace is sufficient for you, for  my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that  the power of Christ may rest upon me. … Continue reading

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More from John Owen

Gospel truths are “medicina animae”–physic for a sin-sick soul. Now, of what use is it to get a store of medicines and cordials, and never to take them? No more is it to collect, at any price or rate, sermons, … Continue reading

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I love the sound of Grace

Grace is love that seeks you out when you have nothing to give in return. Grace is love coming at you that has nothing to do with you. Grace is being loved when you are unlovable. – Paul Zahl

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Kicking it Old School: St. Augustine

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.               – Augustine of Hippo

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What Now?

We must be very careful about how we respond. Will we join our friends at the “Rapture Parties” that are planned for pubs and living rooms around the nation? Will we laugh at those who have spent the last several … Continue reading

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Good Old Luther

It would be spectacular and amazing, prompting all the world to open its ears and eyes, mouth and nose in uncomprehending wonderment, if some king’s son were to appear in a beggar’s home to nurse him in his illness, wash … Continue reading

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Going Old School

Pardoning mercy is God’s free, gracious acceptance of a sinner upon satisfaction made to his justice in the blood of Jesus; nor is any discovery of it, but as relating to the satisfaction of justice, consistent with the glory of God. It is … Continue reading

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