Divine Forbearance in Punishing the Wicked

Jehovah-Jireh A Treatise on Providence by William S. Plumer Some explanation of the delays of providence in punishing the wicked. How divine forbearance should be regarded, and how it may be abused. The Almighty does not settle his accounts with creatures every thirty days. He is long-suffering. He is patient under affronts. He forbears to… Read More Divine Forbearance in Punishing the Wicked

The Oracles of God Committed unto the Jews

Johnann Gerhard Theological Commonplaces: On the Nature of Theology and Scripture § 73. The canonical books of the Old Testament have the testimony of the Israelite church. Those controversial books [i.e. the Apocrypha] lack the testimony of the Israelite church. Therefore [the Apocrypha is not canonical]. Proof of the Major Premise. We prove the major… Read More The Oracles of God Committed unto the Jews

The Christian Duty of Fasting: 3. The Inward Fast

Dr. George DownameThe Christian’s Sanctuary, pp. 29-49 Inward and spiritual exercise of prayer joined with repentance What then is the spiritual exercise and the inward fast, whereunto the outward abstinence must be referred? It is an humbling of our souls in a solemn exercise of prayer, joined with repentance, for the obtaining of our special… Read More The Christian Duty of Fasting: 3. The Inward Fast