Must We Always Tell the Truth?

James Henley Thornwell Discourses on Truth (1855) Discourse IV. Sincerity. “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true—think on these things.” (Philippians 4:8) Speculative Truth and Practical Truth. Truth may be considered in two leading aspects, either as having reference to the correspondence of our convictions with the reality of things, which may be called speculative truth,… Read More Must We Always Tell the Truth?

Against Marriage Without Parental Consent | Peter Martyr Vermigli

Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) Common Places Part 2, ch. 10, § 17-26, pp. 431-437 Whether it be lawful for children to marry without the consent of their parents. §17 Now shall it be very well to see whether it be lawful for children to contract matrimony without consent of their parents.  The Patriarchs. Certainly, Samson… Read More Against Marriage Without Parental Consent | Peter Martyr Vermigli

The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant

Francis Roberts (1609-1675) Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum The Mystery and Marrow of the Bible Book 3, Chapter 2. Of the Discovery and Administration of the Covenants of Promise in the Second Period of Time—From Noah till Abraham. II. The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant. II. What the spiritualness, or spiritual meaning of these Covenants… Read More The Spiritual Meaning of the Noahic Covenant

God’s Grace in the Noahic Covenant

Francis Roberts (1609-1675) Mysterium & Medulla Bibliorum The Mystery and Marrow of the Bible Book 3, Chapter 2. Of the Discovery and Administration of the Covenants of Promise in the Second Period of Time—From Noah till Abraham. APHORISM. III. These two Covenants of God, established with Noah, before and after the Flood—for saving Noah and… Read More God’s Grace in the Noahic Covenant