A Little Time With The 1689: Day 202

Day 202 Of Sanctification. Chapter 13, Paragraph 1. “They who are united to Christ, effectually called, and regenerated, having a new heart and a new spirit created in them through the virtue of Christ’s death and resurrection, are also farther sanctified, really and personally, through the same virtue, by his Word and Spirit dwelling in…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 201

Day 201 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “…yet never cast off, but sealed to the day of redemption, and inherit the promises as heirs of everlasting salvation.” Scripture Lookup Lamentations 3:31 Ephesians 4:30 Hebrews 1:14, 6:12 Reflection Several years ago there were a couple of high-profile news stories about parents who no longer wished to care…

A Little time With The 1689: Day 200

Day 200 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “…are pitied, protected, provided for, and chastened by him, as by a Father;,…” Scripture Lookup Psalm 103:13 Proverbs 14:26 1 Peter 5:7 Hebrews 12:6 Isaiah 54:8, 9 Reflection Through the grace of adoption, the elect enjoy certain privileges of having God as their Father. Some of the privileges bestowed…

A Little Time With the 1689: Day 199

Day 199 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “… have his name put on them, receive the spirit of adoption, have access to the throne of grace with boldness, are enabled to cry Abba, Father,…” Scripture Lookup 2 Corinthians 6:18 Revelation 3:12 Romans 8:15 Galatians 4:6 Ephesians 2:18 Reflection What’s in a name? Shakespeare concluded in Romeo…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 198

Day 198 Of Adoption. Chapter 12. “All those that are justified, God vouchsafed, in, and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the Grace of Adoption; by which they are taken into the number, and enjoy the Liberties, and Privileges of Children of God;…” Scripture Lookup Ephesians 1:5 Galatians…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 197

Day 197 Of Justification. Chapter 11, Paragraph 6. “The justification of believers under the Old Testament was, in all these respects, one and the same with the justification of believers under the New Testament.” Scripture Lookup Galatians 3:9 Romans 4:22-24 Reflection Abraham! Joseph! Moses! They and all the Old Testament saints who witnessed miracles, sacrificed…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 196

Day 196 Of Justification. Chapter 11, Paragraph 5. “God doth continue to Forgive the sins of those that are justified, and although they can never fall from the state of justification; yet they may by their sins fall under God’s Fatherly displeasure; and in that condition, they have not usually the light of his Countenance…