Man and the State

Photo by Oliver Schmid on "Civil governments, as they grow in power, grow in their distance from the people. One young man, a scientist in an important arm of the state, told me that 85 percent of all the personnel in that bureaucracy regard the people as the enemy. Instead of being a people … Continue reading Man and the State

Tobias Crisp (1600-1643)

Posted in 2011: Many Reformed folks have Crisp pegged as an antinominian, he was not. Exalter of Christ Alone  from MEN'S OWN RIGHTEOUSNESS THEIR GRAND IDOL, "I am not ignorant, beloved, how this assertion goeth under the foul blur of Antinomianism, that blameless walking according to the law, being established, is a fruit of ignorance, … Continue reading Tobias Crisp (1600-1643)

Five reasons why the law cannot condemn the believer

from True Christian Freedom by Samuel Bolton: All this the apostle puts plainly: ‘Who is he that condemneth? it is Christ that died’ (Rom. 8. 34). He sets the death of Christ against all the charges that can be brought. It is evident that the court of the law cannot condemn the believer: (1) Because … Continue reading Five reasons why the law cannot condemn the believer

The vast difference between Mount Sinai and Mount Zion!

Robert Hawker on Hebrews 12:18-24: Within the compass of these verses, we have the most striking description drawn, and by the pencil of the Holy Ghost himself, of the vast difference between Mount Sinai, and Mount Zion; that is, the law, and the Gospel; a Covenant of Works, and a Covenant of Grace. And it … Continue reading The vast difference between Mount Sinai and Mount Zion!

Praise Him!

Rev. 4.1-3 "Where God is rightly seen, He will be seen exceeding stately and Glorious: O so wonderful! whom nothing can resemble, whom no tongue can express, nor eye behold, nor heart conceive! what were it to imagine thousands of mountains of the most previous stones imaginable, and thousands of Suns shining in their brightness? … Continue reading Praise Him!