Monthly Archives: November 2016

November 30, 2016

“It is a most spiritual idolatry to ‘lean to our own understanding’. True wisdom is a divine ray, and an emenation from God. Men never obtain it but in the way of a humble trust.” Thomas Manton (1620-1677)

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November 29, 2016

“Thus when God reckons with the believer and asks the fulfillment of the law, behold! There appears on his behalf, deposited by the hand of Christ, an obedience extensive with the very uttermost demand. God neither desires nor can receive … Continue reading

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November 28, 2016

“Sometimes, it is no easy thing to reconcile God’s providences with his promises, and yet we are sure they are reconcilable, for God’s works fulfil his word  and never contradict it.” Matthew Henry (1662-1714)

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November 27, 2016

“The crucifixion of Christ, which is admittedly the worst crime in all human history; yet, we are expressly told, its exact and necessary place in the Plan” (Acts 2:23; 4:28). Loraine Boettner (1901-1990)

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November 26, 2016

“The power of human depravity does not exhaust itself by lapse of time and the succession of generations, but continues in undiminished strength from century to century.” James Madison Pendleton (1811-1891)

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November 25, 2016

“By keeping the heart, understand the diligent and constant use of all holy means to preserve the soul from sin, and maintain its sweet and free communion with God.” John Flavel (1628-1691)

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November 24, 2016

“God is a free agent to work by what hand he pleases; and sometimes he takes pleasure to do great things by weak means, that ‘no flesh may glory in his presence.’” Thomas Brooks (1608-1680)

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