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Sovereignty of God = Bedrock

God’s sovereignty is to all other doctrines what the granite formation is to the other strata of the earth. It underlies and sustains them, but it crops out only here and there.

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My Birthday Prayer

Every year around my birthday I’ve read and prayed for myself the birthday remarks from Chares Hodge, a 19th century theologian:

“This night thirty years ago I was born. 77 more words


Charles Hodge:

To be in Christ is the source of the Christian’s life; to be like Christ is the sum of His excellence; to be with Christ is the fullness of His joy.

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You Must End Well, Not Just Begin Well

“All run, but one obtains the prize. The history of the church affords no incident better suited to enforce the necessity of guarding against false seculity…The Israelites doubless felt, as they stood on the other side of the Red Sea, that all danger was over, and that their entrance into the land of promise was secured. 111 more words


Run To Win

“It is necessary to live for the gospel, in order to be a partaker of the gospel. I Cor. 9:23-24…. It was not enough to start in this race; it was not enough to persevere almost to the end; it was necessary to outrun all competitors and be first at the goal. 53 more words


Charles Hodge (1797-1878)

Professor of theology and eventually president of Princeton Seminary who helped to establish the Princeton theology prominent in nineteenth-century America. Hodge founded and edited the…

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