A Little Time With The 1689: Day 224

Day 224 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 7. “Works done by unregenerate men although for the matter of them they may be things which God commands, and of good use, both to themselves and others; yet because they proceed not from a heart purified by faith, nor are done in a right manner according…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 223

Day 223 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 6. “Yet notwithstanding the persons of Believers being accepted through Christ their good works also are accepted in him; not as though they were in this life wholly unblameable and unreprovable in God’s sight; but that he looking upon them in his Son is pleased to accept…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 222

Day 222 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 5. “We cannot by our best works merit pardon of Sin or Eternal Life at the hand of God, by reason of the great disproportion that is between them and the glory to come; and the infinite distance that is between us and God, whom by them…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 221

Day 221 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 4. “They who in their obedience attain to the greatest height which is possible in this life, are so far from being able to supererogate, and to do more than God requires, as that they fall short of much which in duty they are bound to do.”…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 220

Day 220 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 3. “Their ability to do good works is not all of themselves; but wholly from the Spirit of Christ; and that they may be enabled thereunto, besides the graces they have already received, there is necessary an actual influence of the same Holy Spirit, to work in…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 219

Day 219 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 2. “…edify their brethren, adorn the profession of the gospel, stop the mouths of the adversaries, and glory God, whose workmanship they are, created in Christ Jesus thereunto, that having their fruit unto holiness they may have the end eternal life.” Scripture Lookup Matthew 5:16 1 Timothy…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 218

Day 218 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 2. “These good works, done in obedience to God’s commandments, are the fruits, and evidences of a true, and lively faith; and by them Believers manifest their thankfulness, strengthen their assurance,…” Scripture Lookup James 2:18,22 Psalm 116:12,13 1 John 2:3,5 2 Pet. 1:5-11 Reflection What do we…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 217

Day 217 Of Good Works. Chapter 16, Paragraph 1. “Good Works are only such as God hath commanded in his Holy word; and not such as without the warrant thereof, are devised by men, out of blind zeal, or upon any pretense of good intentions.” Scripture Lookup Micah 6:8 Hebrews 13:21 Matthew 15:9 Isaiah 29:13…