10 John Calvin Quotes on Psalm 44

Look to God Alone When Misery Comes

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John Calvin, the Genevan Reformer is a great source when we consider the questions posed in Psalm 44. How do we wed the awful miseries of our lives with the greatness of our God?

John Calvin applies his rich theology to this text. Here are ten statements from his commentary for our instruction and comfort.

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Prodigal pilgrims know well what it is to fall. But thanks be to God, we know what it means to rise again.

Concierge 17.01

Online Points of Interest

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During my days of hotel work, guests often asked for recommendations to local points of interest. These points might be things to do, attractions to see or places to eat.

Concierge is a feature that points to destinations online for guests to this blog.

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An eternal future awaits those who fear God. What he will provide is far superior to what sinners may possess today.

A Hallowed Season of Divine Communion

Charles Spurgeon's Prayer

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O that a hallowed season of divine communion may be vouchsafed to me this evening!

The Lord knows that I need it very greatly. My graces languish, my corruptions rage, my faith is weak, my devotion is cold; all these are reasons why His healing hand should be laid upon me.

Living with Conviction in 2017

The Scriptures Are Absolutely Truthful and Trustworthy

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Dictionaries close out each year by choosing a word of the year. This year these words were chosen by various influential dictionaries: post-truth (Oxford), surreal (Merriam-Webster), and xenophobia (dictionary.com). In a twist to this tradition, I am proposing a word for the upcoming year. My choice is a word that has been bouncing around in my mind for a little while. That word is conviction. It is a word previous generations of believers used on a regular basis. Perhaps we use it less today because we have become less convictional in our faith and living.

Concierge 2016

The Top Ten Articles for the Year

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As we end the year which is 2016, we take a look back to some of the articles on this blog. These ten articles are the top ten written this year. It is worth noting that some articles from previous years continue to be found by quite a few readers.