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Thursday's Thot (07/31/14)


“I think Christ has recommended rising early in the morning
by his rising from the grave very early.”
-Jonathan Edwards

Bible Surprises

HEAVEN IS SO WONDERFUL THAT AFTER A MOMENT THERE YOU WILL LOOK UPON YOUR MOST HAPPIEST TIME ON EARTH AS PURE HELL

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Dr. John Gerstner shares an unpublished Jonathan Edwards sermon on the realities of heaven and hell.

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 And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

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Christianity

I don't know.

The picture has nothing to do with what I’ve written. It’s just my desk, coffee with too much milk, and a coding program. But I hear that it’s good to have some other media besides text to look at. 430 more words

TRUE GRACE, DISTINGUISHED FROM THE EXPERIENCE OF DEVILS - Jonathan Edwards (1752)

On September 28, 1752, Jonathan Edwards was invited to preach a sermon before the Presbyterian Synod of New York.  His son-in-law, Aaron Burr (who had recently married his daughter Esther) was the president of the College of New Jersey and undoubtedly had an influence in the invitation that Edwards received. 450 more words

BOOK REVIEWS

AN ATHEIST’S HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN FOUNDING

Earlier this month I had an opportunity to review a new book on the American founding for Christianity Today. The book is Nature’s God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic… 1,617 more words

Faith And History

Links & Quotes

Some great reading from today…

“Time is precious. We are fragile. Life is short. Eternity is long. Should we not then enter on every venture with a vigilance like that of the young Jonathan Edwards when he wrote his fifth resolution: ‘Resolved, Never to lose one moment of time, but to improve it in the most profitable way I possibly can.’” —John Piper… 60 more words