Monthly Archive: October 2012

XII. Of Good Works. 48

XII. Of Good Works.

Albeit that Good Works, which are the fruits of Faith, and follow after Justification, cannot put away our sins, and endure the severity of God’s judgment; yet are they pleasing and acceptable to God...

Loose Ends 97

Loose Ends

I had a very disturbing conversation with a very intelligent  person yesterday. She informed me that she was waiting anxiously for her mail in ballot so she could vote against the President.   Not...

Things I Think 29

Things I Think

1. I started teaching the book of Hosea yesterday. The first thing that happens in the book is that God tells the prophet to go marry a whore. If this happened at First Baptist down the street there...

Prayer & Praise 25

Prayer & Praise

We are a people with many words and much talk: creeds and ads and propaganda and slogans and sound bytes. We keep listening among these words for comfort, and we find ourselves made anxious...

Open Blogging 28

Open Blogging

It’s all yours today. If you’re in Southern California and dont feel like blogging, you can head over to Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa and watch the anti-Obama movie. We can add Democrats to Calvinists...

XI. Of the Justification of Man. 136

XI. Of the Justification of Man.

We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by Faith, and not for our own works or deservings. Wherefore, that we are justified by Faith...