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On Full Display

In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father. (Matthew 5:16)

Jesus wants Christians to be leaders, to be pacesetting examples. 349 mots de plus

John Owen: gender egalitarianism is against nature

What all men are taught by the works of creation themselves, their order, harmony, and mutual respect to each other, with reference unto their duty towards God and among themselves, is of the law of nature, although there be not an absolute distinct notion of it inbred in the mind discoverable. 352 mots de plus

Early English Reformed

Four things we lack

In my copy of John Owen’s Mortification of Sin, J.I. Packer writes a stirring introduction.  He suggests four things which today are insufficiently emphasized, causing modern readers to « suffer from the short-comings of much present-day Christian nurture » and therefore missing much of the significance in Owen’s work.    1 172 mots de plus

Addiction

John Owen on theology as the queen of sciences

I call to witness theology, the queen and mistress of the other branches of learning, and it is almost our especial task to see that these are ready handmaids to it; not that confused theology drawn from the ditches of the scholastics, nor the theology that is merely common and teachable material handed down in a variety of manuals by scores of quite worthy and not inadequate men; but theology that is free, pure and undefiled drawn in from the fountain of fountains with the Holy Spirit and power of Almighty God aiding – and indeed completing – the whole task; theology that daily blossoms forth using all the supports of true philosophy and the other branches of knowledge which can serve to help or adorn it.  53 mots de plus

Early English Reformed

John Owen: ministers should desire to see their hearers' increase in knowledge

Obs. III. It is the duty of ministers of the gospel to endeavour their hearers’ increase in knowledge, until they also are able to instruct others, according to their calls and opportunities. 331 mots de plus

Early English Reformed

4.7.19 Matthew 5:27–30 Part IV

Yet, Jesus isn’t only about outward faithfulness, though that is critically important because that is what the world sees. So Jesus continues, and the wording is important here. 661 mots de plus

Sermon Notes

Scripture at Sunrise 4.10.2019

« …that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. 49 mots de plus

Scripture At Sunrise