The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

William Huntington (1745-1813) "Behold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest,"? John 4:35. Beloved of God, I AM more and more convinced of the necessity of seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding with fresh life, and a supply of every needful grace, from … Continue reading The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

Sackcloth & Ashes

REPENTANCE ACCORDING TO 2 CORINTHIANS 7:11 It is for a very good reason that the apostle enumerates seven causes, effects, or parts in his description of repentance. They are earnestness or carefulness, excuse, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and avenging [ 2 Corinthians 7:11]. It should not seem absurd that I dare not determine whether they ought … Continue reading Sackcloth & Ashes

Five Disadvantages to Liturgical Worship

Back in April of 2018 I posted Dr. Jordan Cooper's video on the Five Benefits of Liturgical Worship and it has been one of my more popular posts. At the time I was attending Holy Trinity Anglican Church and going through somewhat of a spiritual/midlife crisis. I wondered around for a few years but eventually … Continue reading Five Disadvantages to Liturgical Worship

To Promote a Fortitude of Mind Against the Fear of Death

Dr. John Gill observes, That Christ has abolished death as a penal evil, so that it will never be inflicted on the believer by way of punishment. The sting of death is taken away by Christ, which is sin, and a very venomous sting it is, and death thus armed is to be feared; but … Continue reading To Promote a Fortitude of Mind Against the Fear of Death

The Trinity

In the first chapter of Genesis we are taught this truth in the loftiest way possible, and elsewhere, too, it is expressed most gloriously in word and song. He speaks, and it is done; He commands, and it stands fast (Ps. 33:9). He sends out His word, and melts the morsels of ice (Ps. 147:18). … Continue reading The Trinity

Calvin’s Institutes

Christianbook.com has the single volume edition of Calvin’s Institutes on sale for $15.99. Years ago I purchased the two volume set by McNeill and Battles and read it through a few times. More recently a good friend sent me the sinlge volume, unabridged, 1845 Beveridge translation (with the older styled cover) and I do prefer it over the two volume set. … Continue reading Calvin’s Institutes