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Affliction Teaches

Affliction teaches what sin is. In the word preached, we hear what a dreadful thing sin is, that it is both defiling and damning, but we fear it no more than a painted lion; therefore God lets loose affliction, and then we feel sin bitter in the fruit of it. A sick-bed often teaches more … Continue reading

Glorifying God

“We glorify God when we give God the glory for all that we do. We glorify God when we sacrifice the praise and glory of all to God…So when we have done anything praiseworthy we must hide ourselves under the veil of humility and transfer the glory of all we have done to God.” -Thomas … Continue reading

We Suck In Mercy

God’s mercy is superabundant. The Lord has treasures of mercy in store, and therefore is said to be “plenteous in mercy” (Psalm 86:5), and “rich in mercy” (Eph 2:4). The vial of God’s wrath, only drops—but the fountain of His mercy, runs. The sun is not so full of light—as God is of mercy. His … Continue reading