Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 28, 2011

“We see then that faith depends upon God’s election or else we must make Paul a liar.  And so, as touching the first point, you see that all such as cannot abide to have predestination plainly and openly spoken of … Continue reading

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February 27, 2011

“Those, in every age have sunk deepest into folly, who have relied most on their own understanding.”  Charles Hodge  (1794-1878)

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February 26, 2011

“We are not only loved, and freed from our sins, but, if indeed we are Christians, we are princes and priests, named and anointed for immortal regencies and eternal priesthoods.”  Joseph Augustus Seiss  (1823-1904)

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February 25, 2011

“Our loins were before ‘filled with pain’ (Isaiah 21:3), because sin’s ‘loathsome disease’ spread  through them (Psalm 38:3); therefore now we consecrate their strength, using it all for Him, ‘the effectual working of whose power’ has set us free.  Yea, … Continue reading

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February 24, 2011

“Self-Control!—This cannot be acquired in an instant…to possess it is because we have learned to hand it over to Jesus Christ; to be self-controlled because we are Christ-controlled—this does not come easily or at once.  Only through long years of temptation and … Continue reading

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February 23, 2011

“And how does it work, when we thus anticipate God, by going our own way?  We bring, in many instances, guilt on our conscience; but if not, we certainly weaken faith, instead of increasing it; and each time we work … Continue reading

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February 22, 2011

“Though there can never really be room for any boasting on man’s part before God, yet boasting will intrude; nor can it be shut out “by the law of works,” which rather tends to foster self-righteousness.”  Edwin Hamilton Gifford  (1820-1905)

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