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The nature of men will not allow them to do otherwise

Jonathan Edwards on the necessary effects of true belief:

“So if men are really convinced of the things they hear in the gospel about an eternal world and that everlasting salvation which Christ has purchased, it will influence their practice; they will regulate their behavior according to such a belief; they will act so as tends to their obtaining this eternal salvation. 345 more words

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John Chrysostom shows how sexual immorality is unloving

There is great confusion over what love is. Love is nearly synonymous with sexual immorality. We should expect this as society becomes increasingly secular. Christianity rejects this.  980 more words

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Kevin DeYoung Says the Obvious, Which Needed to Be Said

A few weeks ago, I (along with several other bloggers, it seems) was contacted by Westminister Theological Seminary’s bookstore and asked if I might be interested in reading an advanced copy of Kevin DeYoung’s (at the time) forthcoming book  1,692 more words

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John Chrysostom on "You are bought with a price" (1 Cor 6:20)

In his homily on the passage (Homily 18), John Chrysostom vividly illustrates Paul’s teaching, “You are not your own, for you are bought with a price. 305 more words

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Contra Mohler: On Bach, Hip Hop, and the Lack of Discernment as a Virtue

Dr. Albert Mohler recently entered the debate over “Holy Hip Hop” (hereafter “HHH”) with a post comparing the Baroque music of J. S. Bach to today’s rap music. 2,896 more words

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John Chrysostom on justification

Here John the Golden Mouth preaches on 1 Timothy 1:16, “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.” 310 more words

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Melancholy, morose, sour and unpleasant?

A very young Jonathan Edwards on holiness:

Holiness is a most beautiful and lovely thing. We drink in strange notions of holiness from our childhood, as if it were a melancholy, morose, sour, and unpleasant thing; but there is nothing in it but what is sweet and ravishingly lovely.

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