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“Accepting Christ”

We’re born sinners. That’s what some Christians think. (Or is this what many Christians think? It appears so.)

Most evangelicals say our sin nature is total depravity and the only thing that can save us is the grace of God. 1,281 more words

Holy Scripture Reading, Romans 6: 5, ESV.


Thursday, April 16, 2015

ESV Verse of the Day

Verse of the Day
April 16
Romans 6:5
5 “For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.” 38 more words


Habakkuk, Zephaniah & Haggai (Geneva Series of Commentaries)

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C.H. Spurgeon said, ‘Everything that Calvin wrote by way of exposition is priceless. His expositions are more equal in excellence than those of other men; other men rise and fall, but he is almost uniformly good.’ His great gifts as an interpreter are clearly evident here in his treatment of the oft-neglected Minor Prophets. 1,850 more words


The nature, offices, and various names of angels.

The nature, offices, and various names of angels.

5. In Scripture, then, we uniformly read that angels are heavenly spirits, whose obedience and ministry God employs to execute all the purposes which he has decreed, and hence their name as being a kind of intermediate messengers to manifest his will to men. 389 more words

John Calvin

John Calvin

“The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.”

John Calvin

July 10th, 1509 – May 27th, 1564

John Calvin studied law at University of Orleans.  

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A Hermeneutical Rule

Allegories ought to be carried no further than Scripture expressly sanctions, so far are they from forming a sufficient basis to found doctrines upon. – … 8 more words

John Calvin

From the Bookshelf: John 20:11-23

After being in the text for a couple days leading up to teaching , I always end my prepping by diving into what faithful Pastors, theologians, and commentators, past and present, have said on the particular text or passage. 1,614 more words