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  1. Travis Fentiman

    Online Puritan Works on Spreading Diseases

    The puritans suffered through many spreading diseases and plagues and have given us: (1) Careful and even handed, cautionary advice in such situations, (2) noble and heroic examples to follow, and (3) a wealth of moving and poignant spiritual treasure on this topic. Here is a webpage that has...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    What is the Difference Between Prayer and Secret Prayer?

    The Nature and Method of Secret Prayer by Samuel Lee (1625-1691) Samuel Lee (1625-1691) was a learned puritan divine and preacher who ministered in both England and New England. What is prayer? And what is the difference between prayer and secret prayer? What is the best method for secret...
  3. Nathan A. Hughes

    The War of Mind and Soul

    We are walking battlefields. Daily we fight against good and evil, right and wrong. Most of the time we don’t think about it in these terms. However, daily we make choices either for the better or the worse. This is the case in the heart of every believer. The Christian life is daily warfare...
  4. JOwen

    Despair not!

    (Thomas Brooks, "The Unsearchable Riches of Christ" vol. 3. p.192) I confess, the least sin should humble the soul, but certainly the greatest sin should never discourage the soul, much less should it work the soul to despair. Despairing Judas perished, but the the murderers of Christ (Acts 2)...
  5. J

    Daily dose of Westminster

    So today I said to my self, "Self, it would be really great if you could get doses of the Westminster Confession of Faith daily, as a supplement to your Bible reading!" I discovered two resources which may be useful to members of the board: The first, a blog Daily Westminster goes through...
  6. reformedman

    Best Devotional for audio recordings

    I like to make audio recordings of books for people. There are a few people in New York who are blind who are particularly interested in getting more of my recordings. I am interested in starting a devotional reading but I can't decide which one. What is your recommendation of a devotional...
  7. eqdj

    Calvin's Institutes 4.16.20-24

    Reformation 21 is blogging through Calvin's Institutes this year. You can find their reading plan here. In 4.16.20 Calvin appeals to the Abrahamic command, as a means of raising difficulties for critics of paedobaptism: But here Calvin insists on a false dilemma. Why can’t the command of...
  8. eqdj

    Calvin's Institutes 4.16.14-19

    Reformation 21 is blogging through Calvin's Institutes this year. You can find their reading plan here. In 4.16.16, Calvin writes: But if “it cannot be doubted that it was appointed alike for the sanctification of males and females,” why was there need for a new sign, explicitly applied...
  9. eqdj

    Calvin's Institutes 4.16.7-13

    Reformation 21 is blogging through Calvin's Institutes this year. You can find their reading plan here. In 4.16.10 Calvin writes about that critics of paedobaptism are pressed with: But this is incorrect. The Baptist does not have to say that the one has nothing in common with the other, or...
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