John Calvin, from his commentary on Daniel (Daniel 6:22 specifically):
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“Fear God, honor the king.” (1 Peter 2:17.)
The two commands are connected together, and cannot be separated from one another.
It’s a delightful alchemy that takes geography and the events of historical context, and then blends in the like-mindedness and the variations of two distinct personalities. 920 more words
The link below is to a brief article on Elisabeth Elliot.
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A leading English Puritan theologian instrumental in the denunciation of the Remonstrant beliefs at the Synod of Dort. A student of William Perkins at Cambridge, Ames applied the logic and philosophy of Peter Ramus to theology, viewing its primary task as classification and its goal as uncovering the mind of God.
WARNINGS TO AN UNGODLY NATION
From John Flavel (1628 – 1691)
As Paul had many clear premonitions and fore-notices of the sufferings that should befall him at Jerusalem, that he might not be surprised by them when they came, so it is usual with God (though not in such an immediate and extraordinary a manner) to admonish the world, and especially His own people of great trials and sufferings before hand (Amos 3:7). 2,258 more words
There is so much to consider in this post published on the day after the Supreme Court ruling that states must allow same-sex marriage. May we be in prayer and found faithful in our times!