Category Archives: New Testament

Attentiveness

For if we acknowledged our blindness, we should not be condemned; it would be enough for us to be grateful and to admit our failure and ignorance. Continue reading

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Why the scriptures were given?

but I desire that from those books you convey the letters and sense into your understanding, that so it may be purified when it receiveth the meaning of the writing. Continue reading

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Eager Concerning Doctrines

For which of you when in his house takes some Christian book in hand and goes over its contents, and searches the Scriptures? Continue reading

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The Three Stages

IF then any one is aiming at perfection, from that first Stage of fear which we rightly termed servile … he should by advancing a step mount to the higher path of hope … Continue reading

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The Coins of the True King

things, although they are opposed to our salvation and to our profession, yet when covered with a sort of veil of compassion and religion, easily deceive those who are lacking in skill and care.. Continue reading

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Treasures on Earth

and so daily and hourly turning up the ground of our heart with the gospel plough, i.e., the constant recollection of the Lord’s cross,… Continue reading

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Forgive

then they reckoned those who wronged them as benefactors, because from them they received occasion for their own forgiveness… Continue reading

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On The Right of The Altar

The first, the altar of burnt offerings….it signified the fleshly-minded worshippers of the old covenant. Continue reading

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Comfort Yourself

VI.iv.7. Again, a brother asked, “If a man beats his servant because of the things he has done wrong, what should that servant say?” The old man replied, “If he is a good servant he will say, ‘Forgive me, I’ve … Continue reading

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Preferring Possessions

64. I have heard certain pious men declare that, when people rob us of what we possess for our own support or for the relief of the poor, we should prosecute them, especially if the culprits are Christians; for, it … Continue reading

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