A Little Time With The 1689: Day 175

Day 175 Of Free Will. Chapter 9, Paragraph 3. ” …so as a natural man, being altogether averse from that good, and dead in Sin,…” Scripture Lookup Eph. 2:1,5 Reflection People, in their corrupted, fallen nature, do not want to be saved. The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing. It…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 173

Day 173 Of Free Will. Chapter 9, Paragraph 2. “…but yet was mutable, so that he might fall from it.” Scripture Lookup Genesis 3:6 Reflection Adam and Eve were righteous. They knew God’s law, loved it, and were able to keep it. They had open and unashamed fellowship with God and each other. Their interactions…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 171

Day 171 Of Free Will. Chapter 9, Paragraph 1. “God has endued the will of man with that natural liberty and power of acting upon choice, that it is neither forced, nor by any necessity of nature determined to do good or evil.” Scripture Lookup Matthew 17:12 James 1:14 Deuteronomy 30:19 Reflection Reformed folks believe…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 170

Day 170 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 10. “…and in respect to our averseness, and utter inability to return to God, and for our rescue, and security from our spiritual adversaries, we need his Kingly office, to convince, subdue, draw, uphold, deliver, and preserve us to his Heavenly Kingdom.” Scripture Lookup John 16:8…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 169

Day 169 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 10. “…and in respect of our alienation from God, and imperfection of the best of our services, we need his Priestly office, to reconcile us, and present us acceptable unto God:…” Scripture Lookup Colossians 1:21 Galatians 5:17 Reflection Potty training. There’s a lot to learn when…