Category Archives: Perseverance

I asked the Lord, by John Newton

A famous song/poem by John Newton, the former slave-trader who repented when God opened his eyes to his evil sins, resulting in true conversion, and he is also the author of the even more famous “Amazing Grace”. This one is … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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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