A Little Time With The 1689: Day 306

Day 306 Of the Civil Magistrate. Chapter 24, Paragraph 3. “…and we ought to make supplications and prayers for Kings, and all that are in Authority, that under them we may live a quiet and peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty.” Scripture Lookup 1 Timothy 2:1,2 Reflection When my husband and I were dating,…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 305

Day 305 Of the Civil Magistrate. Chapter 24, Paragraph 3. “Civil Magistrates being set up by God, for the ends aforesaid; subjection in all lawful things commanded by them, ought to be yielded by us, in the Lord; not only for wrath but for Conscience sake;…” Scripture Lookup Romans 13:5-7 1 Peter 2:17 Reflection Do…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 304

Day 304 Of the Civil Magistrate. Chapter 24, Paragraph 2. “…according to the wholesome Laws of each Kingdom, and Commonwealth: so for that end they may lawfully now under the New Testament wage war upon just and necessary occasions.” Scripture Lookup Luke 3:14 Reflection “War! What is it good for?” While the 1970 hit song…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 303

Day 303 Of the Civil Magistrate. Chapter 24, Paragraph 2. ” It is lawful for Christians to Accept, and Execute the Office of a Magistrate, when called thereunto; in the management whereof, as they ought especially to maintain Justice and Peace,…” Scripture Lookup 2 Samuel 23:3 Psalm 82:3,4 Reflection Can you be a Christian and…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 302

Day 302 Of the Civil Magistrate. Chapter 24, Paragraph 1. “God the supreme Lord, and King of all the World, has ordained Civil Magistrates to be under him, over the people for his own glory, and the public good; and to this end hath armed them with the power of the Sword, for defence and…

The New Birth in First Peter

With Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in San Angelo, TX., I have had the honor of preaching through the book of 1 Peter. This past week, we got as far as 2:17 in our study. Reflecting on the study thus far, and looking forward to where we are headed, I have come to the conclusion that everything in the…