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My Family and Other Superheroes

Every cloud has a silver lining. Caught in a 3-way temporary traffic light débâcle a few miles from home recently meant I caught Welsh poet Jonathan Edwards on Front Row reading work from his lovely collection… 697 more words

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How Spiritual Knowledge is Obtained

There is no knowledge as valuable as spiritual knowledge. Sometimes it seems like there is no knowledge more rare.

How is spiritual knowledge obtained? Jonathan Edwards suggests the following: 224 more words

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Seeing Things At A Distance

“The views of some men are confined to a narrow compass…nothing seems real to them but what they see with their eyes, and is the object of their bodily senses. 254 more words

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How can we tell when God is really at work?

Ray Ortlund:

In The Distinguishing Marks of a Work of the Spirit of God (1741), Jonathan Edwards pulled out of 1 John 4 the biblical indicators that God is at work, even if the people involved are complicating it with their own imperfections and eccentricities.  251 more words

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THE ATONEMENT: Why it means WE ARE NOT SUPERMAN

Taken and adapted from, The Necessity of the Atonement and the Consistency Between that and Free Grace, in Forgiveness.
Written by, Jonathan Edwards

If we could have atoned, by any means, for our own sins… 923 more words

Zeal an Essential Virtue of a Christian

Tuesdays with Edwards!

In April of 1740 gave a sermon on Titus 2:14 (KJV), Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works… 633 more words

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THE WALL OF SEPARATION CAST DOWN

Jonathan Edwards:

He hath by his blood made atonement for sin, so that our guilt need not stand in the way, as a separating wall between God and us, and that our sins might not be a cloud through which our prayers cannot pass.

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