Category Archives: Perseverance

What is your only Comfort in life and Death?

This comfort and hope can only come to those who are born again (John 3:1-21; Ezekiel 36:26-27), to those who have understood they are sinners without hope apart from Christ, repented (Mark 1:15; Luke 24:47; Acts 2:28; 3:19; Acts 17:30-31; … Continue reading

Posted in Catechism, Perseverance, Spiritual growth

As I walk through this dark forest

As I walk through this dark forest. On Triablogue http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2018/08/as-i-walked-through-wilderness-of-this.html

Posted in Perseverance, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

You cannot figure out God

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
“You can’t figure out God. Christianity is not true because it works. In many cases, it does not work. That is to say, it does not solve all of the problems that we think…

Posted in Eternal Life, Faith, God's Sovereignty, Hope, Mystery, Perseverance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Truth

God uses Satan in order to shame Satan

“God uses Satan to defeat the purposes of Satan. ” John Piper Like how God allowed Job to be attacked by Satan, (See Job chapters 1-2), and like how God allowed Satan to attack Peter (Luke 22:31)  God sovereignly allowed … Continue reading

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You cannot figure out God

“You can’t figure out God. Christianity is not true because it works.  [It is true just because it is truth from God; so read the whole article.] In many cases, it does not work. That is to say, it does … Continue reading

Posted in Eternal Life, God's Sovereignty, Hope, Mystery, Perseverance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Suffering and God's Sovereignty, Truth

Hebrews 3:12-14 – John Piper

http://www.desiringgod.org/labs/take-care-brothers This is where knowing the Greek tense of a verb is very helpful.  Verse 14, “We have become partakers of Christ . . . ” (past perfect tense) – “if we hold fast” = if we persevere, it proves … Continue reading

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