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My Conscience Is Bound To God's Word Not Opinions Of Men

In the 1870’s Charles Hodge, the great Princeton Theologian wrote these words,

Nothing is more common among Protestants, especially in our day, than the attempt to coerce the conscience of men by public opinion; to make the opinions of men on questions of morals a rule of duty for the people, and even for the Church.

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A Special Intention

John Davenant writes in his A Dissertation on the Death of Christ (underlining mine):

“Lastly, our own Divines, who do not deny that Christ suffered for all, yet at the same time profess that he redeemed the elect by his death in some peculiar manner.

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R.L. Dabney

Charles Hodge on the Status and Nurture of the Church's Children

In an article entitled “The Importance of Peculiar Attention on the Part of Ministers of the Gospel to the Children of their Charge,” Charles Hodge argues that covenant children, as the familiar maxim puts it, “are the hope of the church and state” (Charles Hodge, “The Importance of Peculiar Attention on the Part of Ministers of the Gospel to the Children of Their Charge”). 2,324 more words

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The True Labor Day Rest

Peace is the result of justification by faith. The person who relies on his works for justification can have no peace.

Charles Hodge (1797 – 1878) on Romans 5.1


Keller and Princeton - Another Perspective

Protoprotestant is a fellow who — I think — once commented here and had some brush with the NAPARC world. He blogs at The Pilgrim Underground and The Pilgrim Path/Proto-Protestantism. 791 more words


Charles Hodge learns spiritual affections are given by God

As a young man of 22, Charles Hodge, the great Princeton theologian, was extremely self-reflective about his spiritual affections. He intently searched his emotions and thoughts to gauge his spiritual state. 232 more words

Creosote of Calumny

Charles Hodge writes:

“The Mediator between God and man must be sinless. Under the law the victim offered on the altar must be without blemish. Christ, who was to offer Himself unto God as a sacrifice for the sins of the world, must be Himself free from sin.

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