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Charles Simeon: "true hope has holiness for its inseparable companion."

Reading some tonight in Simeon’s Horae Homileticae, on Ephesians 6, I came across this comment by him on the relationship between salvation – which he calls “our true hope” – and holiness. 235 more words

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Charles Simeon on his Fourth Rule

The last of Charles Simeon’s Four Rules is this: Every sin we commit is aggravated by the mercies we receive.  This one is perhaps the most difficult for modern readers to understand, but this is Simeon’s explanation of it: 237 more words

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Charles Simeon on his Third Rule

Continuing with Charles Simeon’s Four Rules, this is the one I know as the Third Rule: Smaller sins, if not guarded against, in time will issue in the greatest… 289 more words

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Charles Simeon on his Second Rule

The past two days I have posted on Charles Simeon’s “Four Rules”.  Here is what he had to say about what I call his Second Rule, … 222 more words

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Charles Simeon on his First Rule

Yesterday I posted on Simeon’s “Four Rules”, and the first of these Rules as they were quoted to me is this: However advanced a man may be in piety or age, he is still in danger of falling… 332 more words

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A repost: “Four Rules” by Charles Simeon

This is a repost as I have not mentioned it in several years – but I think it is something worth pondering.  On the old blog, in 2004, I had posted “Four Rules” by the great Anglican evangelical of the nineteenth century, Charles Simeon.  167 more words

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Jeep Recalculating Interracial Couple Commercial

More and more companies are representing black women and white men in media (tv, movies, advertisements, and commercials). Here’s another one I just came across today.

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