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Your wickedness makes you as it were heavy as lead, and to tend downwards with great weight and pressure towards hell

Their foot shall slide in due time (Deut. Xxxii. 35).

The observation from the words that I would now insist upon is this. “There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God.” By the mere pleasure of God, I mean his sovereign pleasure, his arbitrary will, restrained by no obligation, hindered by no manner of difficulty, any more than if nothing else but God’s mere will had in the least degree, or in any respect whatsoever, any hand in the preservation of wicked men one moment. 360 more words

Gospel

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Manuscript

DEUT. XXXII. 35.
———Their Foot ſhall ſlide in due Time ———

In this Verse is threatned the Vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving Israelites, that were God’s visible People, and who lived under Means of Grace; and that, notwithstanding all God’s wonderful Works that he had wrought towards that People, yet remained, as is expressed, ver. 7,226 more words

Jonathan Edwards

Thursday Book Review - Preview

Beloved, I did not finish the book I wanted to review today. It’s too good of a book not to do it justice so, instead, I’m going to get you all amped up with a preview. 38 more words

Book Review

Communion Meditation 44: Renouncing Divisions at the Table

In the First Epistle to the Corinthians, the Apostle Paul brings to the attention of the Corinthian church that there were some serious problems with the way they observed the Lord’s Supper. 587 more words

Baptist Larger Catechism

You probably are not sensible of this; you find you are kept out of hell, but do not see the hand of God in it

Their foot shall slide in due time (Deut. Xxxii. 35).

The observation from the words that I would now insist upon is this. “There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment out of hell, but the mere pleasure of God.” By the mere pleasure of God, I mean his sovereign pleasure, his arbitrary will, restrained by no obligation, hindered by no manner of difficulty, any more than if nothing else but God’s mere will had in the least degree, or in any respect whatsoever, any hand in the preservation of wicked men one moment. 111 more words

Gospel

Jonathan Edwards' Personal Narrative and Language

Last year, I wrote about presenting students with a different view of Jonathan Edwards. Rather than just showing him as a religious figure, it is important to highlight the varied places where religion and science overlap in his writing. 1,290 more words

American Literature

Iechyd da!

I say you chaps! I’ve found some splendid new words to play with since coming to Tŷ Newydd. Welsh ones, as well as some half-forgotten English ones. 382 more words

Louise G. Cole