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Psalm 62

Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved. How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence. They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah. My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my… Read more Psalm 62

What Is Discernment?

“Most of us doubtless want to distance ourselves from what might be regarded as “the lunatic fringe” of contemporary Christianity. We are on our guard against being led astray by false teachers. But there is more to discernment than this. True discernment means not only distinguishing the right from the wrong; it means distinguishing the primary from the secondary, the essential from the indifferent, and the permanent from the transient. And, yes, it means distinguishing between the good and the better, and even between the better and the best.” Sinclair… Read more What Is Discernment?

Tis Not That I Did Choose Thee

‘Tis not that I did choose Thee, For, Lord that could not be; This heart would still refuse Thee Hadst Thou not chosen me. Thou from the sin that stained me Hast cleansed and set me free; Of old Thou hast ordained me, That I should live to Thee. ‘Twas sovereign mercy called me, And taught my opening mind; The world had else enthralled me, To heavenly glories blind; My heart owns none above Thee; For thy rich grace I thirst; This knowing, if I love Thee, Thou must have… Read more Tis Not That I Did Choose Thee

Sanctification in Reformed Theology

“Union with Christ in his death and resurrection is the element of union which Paul most extensively expounds…if we are united to Christ, then we are united to him at all points of his activity on our behalf. We share in his death (we were baptized into his death), in his resurrection (we are resurrected with Christ), in his ascension (we have been raised with him), in his heavenly session (we sit with him in heavenly places, so that our life is hidden with Christ in God), and we will… Read more Sanctification in Reformed Theology