Reflections on Grieving

Two years ago, on May 18, 2018, my wife and I lost our second child in a miscarriage. Not too long after, on September 17, we would lose our third child in a miscarriage. I had written a blog post on the first miscarriage, but didn't with the second because, really, I didn't have anything... Continue Reading →

Suffering and Election

The following is from John Calvin's commentary on Isaiah 14.It will be asked, Was there a period during which God had no compassion? Undoubtedly, he always had compassion; but while the people were distressed by heavy calamities, it was not perceived; for, having their minds previously occupied with a view of God's anger, and, judging... Continue Reading →

Our Victory by Christ’s Cross

In Romans 7:24-25, the apostle Paul declared: "Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death? Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my... Continue Reading →

The Strength of the Lord in the Righteous

The following is from John Owen's sermon Righteous zeal encouraged by divine protection (source).Nebuchadnezzar sets up his great image, and the next news you hear, the saints are in the furnace (Dan 3:20). You seldom see a fabric of human-invented worship, but either the foundation or top-stone is laid in the blood of God’s people.... Continue Reading →

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