Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 28, 2015

“Law is mind without passion; and it is better to have a code of laws, however bad, than to have none but the will of a man.” Thomas McCrie (1772-1835)

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February 27, 2015

“. . . to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed. He here states a double boon, that the gifts are ‘sure,’ and that they are sure ‘to all the seed.’” Chrysostom (347-402)

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February 26, 2015

“His choice is not determined by the merit of man’s works, but by His own free and undeserved mercy, for it is proved by His words to Moses and to Pharaoh that “on whom he will, he hath mercy, and … Continue reading

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February 25, 2015

“The Lord’s apprehended absence in trouble, and delaying to answer the supplicant, putteth a load above a burden, and surpasseth all expression of words; for here his speech is cut, but thou O Lord, how long? David Dickson (1583-1662)

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February 24, 2015

“Nothing can be more agreeable to the dictates of right reason, than to spend and be spent in the service of that God, whose glory is transcendent, whose power is infinite, whose justice is inviolable, and whose tender mercies are … Continue reading

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February 23, 2015

“The blessed Saviour thinks of us far more constantly, and far more fervently, than we, even in hours of deepest emotion, think of him; he contemplates us with far more steadiness and intense interest than we can contemplate him.” George … Continue reading

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February 22, 2015

“Those are best prepared for spiritual blessings that are most sensible of their worth and their own unworthiness to receive.” (Matthew Henry; 1662-1714)

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