Monthly Archives: November 2009

December 6, 2009

“Vanity is nothing, but there is a condition worse than nothing. Confidence in the things or persons of this world, but most of all a confidence in ourselves, will bring us at last to that state wherein we would fain … Continue reading

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December 5, 2009

Confessions force and bind the conscience of the believer, subjecting him to doctrines of men rather than to the Word of God only. (Herman Hoeksema; 1886)

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December 4, 2009

“Blessed is the man whom eternal Truth teacheth, not by obscure figures and transient sounds, but by direct and full communication. The perceptions of our senses are narrow and dull, and our reason on those perceptions frequently misleads us. He … Continue reading

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December 13, 2009

“None can hope in vain who believe God.” Ethelbert William Bullinger (1837-1913)

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December 12, 2009

The soul is the theatre where moral actions, both good and bad, are performed. ‘As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.’ What we will, that we morally do. This doctrine suggests, that the world is really worse … Continue reading

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December 11, 2009

“The goodness of God is a spiritual sunbeam to melt the heart into tears. Oh, says the soul has God been so good to me? Has He reprieved me so long from hell, and shall I grieve His Spirit any … Continue reading

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December 10, 2009

“He is so kind that he cannot deceive us, so true that he cannot break his promise. Faithful is he who hath promised, who also will do it. He was good in making the promise, and therefore will be upright … Continue reading

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