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A truly humble man!

Humility may be defined to be a habit of mind and heart corresponding to our unworthiness and vileness before God–with the disposition to a behavior consistent thereto. 319 more words

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Crucifying Again the Son of God: James Cone on Lynching and White Christian Hypocrisy

I’ve been wanting to share a quote from the final chapter of James Cone’s The Cross and the lynching Tree, but there are so many gems that it has been difficult for me to choose just one. 751 more words

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Christ Is A Rock

“Christ is often compared to a rock, because he is a sure foundation to builders, and because he is a sure bulwark and defense. They who dwell upon the top of a rock, dwell in the most defensible place; we read of those whose habitation is the munitions of rocks. 90 more words

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Review: Christians - A Chosen Generation . . .

Christians: A Chosen Generation, A Royal Priesthood, an Holy Nation, and a Peculiar People by Jonathan Edwards

Another gem from the Great Awakening

This is a sermon that was preached from 2 Peter 2:9 “But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.” 157 more words

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Christ Is A Rock

“Christ is often compared to a rock, because he is a sure foundation to builders, and because he is a sure bulwark and defense. They who dwell upon the top of a rock, dwell in the most defensible place; we read of those whose habitation is the munitions of rocks. 90 more words

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Tuesdays with Edwards

Few people have had as much influence on my life and faith as Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). In the spirit of “Fenelon Friday” I have decided to post something from Jonathan Edwards on Tuesdays: “Tuesdays with Edwards.” Just as I think everyone needs a little Fenelon, I believe everyone needs a little Edwards! 813 more words

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Rest In Christ

“There is in Christ rest for God’s people, when exercised with afflictions. If a person labour under great bodily weakness, or under some disease that causes frequent and strong pains, such things will tire out so feeble a creature as man. 77 more words

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